In order to develop Windows Desktop applications such as Win 32 Console
applications you cannot use the Visual Studio Express 2015 Community.
For the templates supported by Visual Studio Express 2015 Community review
this post. Visual Studio Express 2015 Community also has a Windows node in
the templates, but that allows
you to create Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 applications only as
described in this post.
However to create Windows Desktop and console applications you need to
install Visual Studio Express 2015 for Windows Desktop.
This post describes the details of this installation.
You can download this free edition from this location and you may have to
do some registering.
Double click the downloaded executable to begin installaiton. You require 3GB
space for this application.
It takes less time than the Visual Studio Express 201... (more)
Arduino has become very popular among IOT enthusiasts of all types and
stripes and because of
relatively low cost you need only to invest modestly to turn your imagination
Most probably you already know about Arduino and if you have not heard of
Arduino here is a link
for you to start (http://www.arduino.cc/) with.
There are a number of videos about Arduino at the above site. Simply put,
Arduino is an electronics platform (the platform you can use to build
interactive projects with both Open source software and
Here is the circuitry of Arduino Uno R3 which I ... (more)
Rockwell Automation (Ticker Symbol:rok) has taken the connected experience
concept to reality and beyond. This could not have been possible without the
convergence of IT, OT and the IoT. Of course Azure IoT Services must have
played a major part.
This video from YouTube shows the connected experiencce by Rockwell
Automation addressing the Petroleum Supply Chain.
Read press release here:
Internet of Things To Get Academic Status in India
IoT is soon to be added to the list of subjects for engineering and doctoral
degree programs in India.
Some of India's IoT related statistics that appeared in the Indian news
paper-The Times of India, Dec 26, 2014 are as follows: By 2020 the size of
the IoT related industry $15 billion By 2020 some 2.7 billion devices will be
interconnected Global revenue from IoT according to Gartner is around $300
billion out of which India's share around 5 to 6%.
DeitY, the department of electronics and information technology has brought
out a d... (more)
SAP Executive Bernd Leukert's take on IoT
SAP's Bernd provides an overview of the myriad of IoT's that will be arriving
at our door steps in the coming months and years. Some of them have already
made their precense felt and more of them on the threshold.
As far as busines value is concerned it appears to be a deluge. It is
anticipated that billions of devices will be interconnected and our private
lives are forever compromised.
From the list of IoT collected in this article there is but one conclusion,
it is not just IoT by IOET (internet of every thing).
Here is a compiled list t... (more)