Preview 4 of .NET 6 is live with support for new device targets such as Apple Silicon and WPF on ARM64. Microsoft has also announced a research initiative focused on developer well-being.
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New capabilities are available for developers building solutions across Azure IoT and mixed reality devices such as HoloLens 2. Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop is coming soon too.
Microsoft's IoT platform which allows for the formation and analyzation of digital replicas of real-world places is now generally available, along with key partner solutions for Digital twins.
With focus lying on the digital transformation of supply chains, the partnership between Microsoft and C.H. Robinson will look toward leveraging Azure, Azure IoT, and the Navisphere platform.
Last month, Microsoft introduced new features for Azure Digital twins, including easier integration with IoT Hub, a live execution environment, and more. These features are now available in preview.
A bunch of services in Microsoft's cloud IoT space are getting new capabilities. These include Hub, Central, Maps, and Digital Twins, among others, with Windows for IoT receiving updates as well.
At the ROSCON event today, Microsft unveiled a bunch of advancements in regard to its Robot Operating System. These include expanded support for ROS/ROS2, Azure VM ROS template support, and more.
At CEATEC Japan, Microsoft shared some announcements regarding its Windows IoT offerings, which include expanded silicon choices, a new Windows ML container, SQL Server IoT 2019, and more.
Microsoft's introduced features for Azure IoT customers include the usage of spatial analytics with Azure Maps, with better information and insights about their "things" and where actions are needed.
In a collaboration with Open Robotics, Microsoft has officially launched Robot Operating System (ROS) on Windows 10 IoT Enterprise. The open source robotics framework is now available on Windows 10.
A collaboration between Microsoft and thyssenkrupp will enable 24,000 elevator engineers to use HoloLens in their jobs - and in trials, it's made onsite maintenance work "up to four times faster".