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Why you should care about IoT and how to get started

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Why you should care about IoT and how to get started

According to some estimates, there will be 50 Billion connected devices by 2020. The release of Windows 10 core IoT has enabled the creation of the next generation of intelligent devices. In this talk you’ll learn about how the Windows 10 family will help build the next generation devices based on hardware like the Raspberry Pi 2, as well as how to extend these devices with new capabilities. We will walk through setting up the development environment including the desktop, the raspberry pi, the arduino, and a phone. Yes you read correctly, phones are a big part of the IoT world. We will demonstrate how to extend the platform to include support for popular Internet of Things (IoT) hardware interfaces. This is the beginning step for you to build rich devices from fun DIY home projects through enterprise level control systems.

Speaker:   Harold Pulcher
Date:   February 3rd, 2016
Time:   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (see here for more detail)
Location:   MedAssets - Plano, TX
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Speaker Bio

Harold Pulcher is a developer, network engineer, magician, woodworker, and part time grease monkey. He has over 25 years of experience working in Information Technology. During that time he has done everything from running network cable, setting up various companies infrastructure from the absolute bare metal, and building line of business software for many of those companies. As passionate as he is about technology, you might happen to see him checking his air reserve while at a depth of 60 feet, cooking up a mean “free-range” fruit cake, doing pre-show table magic at the improv, or making a nice piece of wood into a lot of sawdust so my wife will have potting bench for her plants.

 

NDDNUG Kid's Night - More Scratch!

We are doing yet another kid's night at NDDNUG. We will continue this month with more Scratch. To get the most out of the evening, your child should have a laptop with them that they can use.

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Door Prizes

Make sure to attend, because in addition to our awesome presenter, we have some way cool prizes!