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June 2021

Jun 10

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 21.06 expected on June 23

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

May 2021

May 17

Azure Sphere 21.05 will not be released - 21.06 coming in June

This month, Azure Sphere will not release an updated OS or SDK for 21.05. The next software update will be generally available in June.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools

April 2021

Apr 29

Azure Sphere version 21.04 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest release of Azure Sphere brings enhancements and features to the OS, SDKs, and Visual Studio extensions.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Apr 15

General availability: Azure Sphere version 21.04 expected on April 29, 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Participate in the retail evaluation now to ensure full compatibility. The OS evaluation period provides 14 days for backward compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

March 2021

Mar 31

Azure Sphere OS version 21.03 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

This quality release of the Azure Sphere OS includes bug fixes and updates to mitigate against the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned in the article.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Mar 19

Azure Sphere OS version 21.03 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

The 21.03 OS quality update includes enhancements to mitigate against 5 CVEs.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Mar 4

Azure Sphere version 21.02 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 21.02 release includes new features in the Azure Sphere CLI v2 and promotion from Beta to release.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Mar 1

Azure Sphere OS version 21.02 Update 1 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

This update to the evaluation release of 21.02 includes a security fix.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

February 2021

Feb 18

Azure Sphere OS version 21.02 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

This Azure Sphere quality update of the OS includes bug fixes as well as recent CVE mitigations.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

January 2021

Jan 28

Azure Sphere version 21.01 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

This release includes new memory and current control functions as well as new features in the SDK.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
Jan 15

Azure Sphere OS version 21.01 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn more about compatibility testing with Azure Sphere OS version 21.01.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

December 2020

Dec 17

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn more about what's new in Azure Sphere OS version 20.12.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Dec 11

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 Update 1 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

This release fixes an Ethernet connection issue for devices with both Wi-Fi and Ethernet enabled.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Dec 2

Azure Sphere OS version 20.12 is now available for evaluation

NOW AVAILABLE

The 20.12 release includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS. It does not include an updated SDK.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System

November 2020

Nov 30

Azure Sphere SDK version 20.11 is now available

The 20.11 SDK introduces the first Beta release of the azsphere command line interface (CLI) v2, which is designed to more closely match the Azure CLI in functionality and usage.

  • Azure Sphere
  • SDK and Tools
Nov 9

Azure Sphere 20.10 update is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about what's new in the the 20.10 release, including new and updated features in the OS, SDK, and extensions for Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. 

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools

October 2020

Oct 28

Azure Sphere 20.10 Update 1 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere 20.10 Update 1 fixes some issues reported to us by customers using 20.10 Retail Eval for compatibility testing. The release of 20.10 Update 1 will not reset the retail evaluation period.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
Oct 14

Azure Sphere update 20.10 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere OS update 20.10 is now available for evaluation via the Retail Eval feed. The 20.10 evaluation release includes an OS update as well as a special evaluation version of the SDK for use during this period.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools

September 2020

Sep 22

New IoT Event Learning Path

NOW AVAILABLE

A new Event Learning Path is now available for solution architects, business decision makers, and developers interested in IoT Solutions with Azure IoT Services.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Microsoft Ignite
Sep 22

Announcing the unified Azure Certified Device program

NOW AVAILABLE

A unified and enhanced Azure Certified Device program was announced at Microsoft Ignite, expanding on previous Microsoft certification offerings that validate IoT devices meet specific capabilities and are built to run on Azure. This program offers a low-cost opportunity for device builders to increase visibility of their products while making it easy for solution builders and end customers to find the right device for their IoT solutions.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

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