Microsoft reveals more about Windows 10 for Internet of Things

Microsoft has revealed how Windows 10 will support today’s maker boards, enabling makers to do amazing things with Windows in the fast-growing Internet of Things space.

For the first time, a new version of Windows for small footprint IoT devices will be available – for free – when Windows 10 launches.

Windows 10 will offer versions of Windows for a diverse set of IoT devices, ranging from powerful devices like ATMs and ultrasound machines, to resource constrained devices like gateways.

Through key partnerships with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Intel, Qualcomm and others, we will provide great options for commercial devices builders, hobbyists and students.

By giving away custom versions of Windows for IoT devices, Microsoft is predicting that Windows will be installed in over 25 billion devices in this segment by 2020.

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