Thursday, August 13, 2015

Windows 10 IoT Core Public Released and Home Automation Contest

Windows 10 IoT Core Team are excited to announce the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core! With this are bringing the capabilities of Windows 10 to boards like the Raspberry Pi 2. Learn more about this exciting new release in the blog post, "Hello, Windows 10 IoT Core". You can download it now for free to use in your projects.

To celebrate the release, the "Windows 10 IoT Core - Home Automation Contest" is announced in collaboration with To participate, build a home automation solution that leverages the power of Windows 10 IoT Core running on Raspberry Pi 2. The two grand prizes are a trip to Maker Faire, New York for a winner from US and to Maker Faire, Rome for a winner from Europe to demo your projects to your fellow Makers. Other prizes include up to $2000 in gift certificates and a free Raspberry Pi 2 kit to the top 100 shortlisted projects!

* See ‘Challenge Rules’ on for more details about the contest.

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