“Internet of Things” is the ability to connect devices and transmit their data for storage and analysis. These devices range from simple Arduino and Raspberry Pis kits to industrial manufacturing machines, and the data they are collecting have the power to digitally transform businesses. Azure provides services to securely connect and manage your devices as well as collect, store and analyze your data. In this talk, I will describe the Azure components involved in a typical IoT solution as well show how easy it is to get started with your own IoT solution.
Rich Ross is a Technical Solutions Professional at the Microsoft Philadelphia MTC. He has more than 20 years of business and IT experience in the pharmaceutical and consulting industry. Rich has developed solutions for every version of SharePoint, from simple department portals to enterprise level applications. Over the last few years, he has focused on developing for the cloud using Azure technologies and is very interested in developing solutions containing IoT, Cortana and 3D Cameras features. Rich posts about technology on his blog at http://richross.me/ and you can follow him on twitter @rich_ross.