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    July 2019

    31 Jul

    The latest update to Azure Sphere (in preview) is now available in the retail feed

    The latest Azure Sphere preview quality release is now available via the Retail feed. This update fixes a bug that prevented the deletion of production-signed temporary images. Important—Update your development devices to the latest release no later than 5th August 2019.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    17 Jul

    Update 19.07 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.07 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. It is meant for backwards compatibility testing.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    8 Jul

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    June 2019

    24 Jun

    Update 19.06 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.06 quality release is now available via the Retail Evaluation feed. The Retail Evaluation feed will provide the new OS for 14 days before we release it to the Retail feed. The Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.05; we plan to upgrade it to 19.06 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    May 2019

    31 May

    Azure Sphere 19.05 Release Unlocks new features in the MT3620

    Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    • SDK and Tools
    16 May

    Update 19.05 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.05 feature release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.04; we plan to upgrade it to 19.05 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    April 2019

    24 Apr

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail feed.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    10 Apr

    Update 19.04 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail Evaluation feed. The regular Retail OS feed will continue to deliver version 19.03; we plan to upgrade it to 19.04 in two weeks.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    3 Apr

    Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

    Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure IoT Edge
    • Azure Sphere
    • Security Center
    • Azure Sentinel
    • Security

    March 2019

    29 Mar

    Update 19.03 for Azure Sphere public preview now available in Retail feed

    The 19.03 release marks the beginning of a planned release schedule of one major feature release and two minor quality releases per quarter.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    15 Mar

    Update 19.03 for Azure Sphere public preview now available for evaluation

    We now support both a Retail Evaluation feed and a Retail feed for the Azure Sphere OS.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System

    February 2019

    15 Feb

    Azure Sphere 19.02 Release

    The Azure Sphere 19.02 release is available now. In this release, we focus on broader device capabilities, new reference solutions and prioritizing features based on feedback.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features
    • Operating System
    • Services

    January 2019

    9 Jan

    Azure Sphere: Update to the 18.11 release

    Today, the Azure Sphere team is releasing an update to the 18.11 release.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Operating System
    7 Jan

    Azure Sphere - Anatomy of a secured MCU

    Azure Sphere is an end-to-end solution that contains three complementary components that provide a secured IoT platform.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features

    November 2018

    16 Nov

    Update 18.11 for Azure Sphere in public preview

    We are pleased to announce the 18.11 update to the Azure Sphere Operating System, Azure Sphere Security Service and Visual Studio development environment.

    • Azure Sphere
    • SDK and Tools
    5 Nov

    Upcoming Azure Sphere 18.11 release

    We plan to publish the 18.11 release of Azure Sphere during the week of November 12. This release includes substantial investments in our security infrastructure and it incorporates user feedback.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    October 2018

    22 Oct

    Background on Azure Sphere tenant concept

    An Azure Sphere tenant provides a secure way for your organization to remotely manage its Azure Sphere devices in isolation from other customers’ devices.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Azure Sphere services are in public preview and dev kits are broadly available

    Azure Sphere is an IoT offering from Microsoft that enables manufacturers to create highly-secured, internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) devices. The first Azure Sphere dev kit is now available, and the Azure Sphere Security Service, Operating System and Visual Studio development tools for Azure Sphere are now in preview.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services

    May 2018

    21 May

    Azure Sphere

    Azure Sphere is an industry-first solution that combines the power of a new class of microcontroller (MCU) with built-in security, a purpose-built OS that’s optimized for security and agility, and a cloud security service that guards every device.

    • Azure Sphere
    • Features

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