Hardware Hacking… Session 8: Funding/Investments­ & Programming Wearables

Don’t miss the last session in the series! The business conversation will focus on Funding strategies and the Investment landscape. The hardware hack will focus on programming Wearables using IoT services and devices.

Be sure to RSVP to save your spot for this session. There is no charge for hardware and snacks will be provided.

OVERVIEW:

Have an idea for a hardware product, but no idea where to start? Join us at the Microsoft Innovation Center at Venture Hive for a crash course in both building a hardware product & a business!

The course will last for eight weeks, geared for students & local community members alike. There will be weekly sessions featuring industry leaders in both hardware & business development. We will cover topics all across the spectrum, from internet of things to key performance indicators in a business, from wearables to legal & IP considerations in a business.

Hardware Hacking… Session 7: Distribution & Programming Drones

In Session 7 of this series learn about Strategic partnerships and Distribution, as well as programming drones.

Be sure to RSVP to save your spot for this session. There is no charge for hardware and snacks will be provided.

OVERVIEW:

Have an idea for a hardware product, but no idea where to start? Join us at the Microsoft Innovation Center at Venture Hive for a crash course in both building a hardware product & a business!

The course will last for eight weeks, geared for students & local community members alike. There will be weekly sessions featuring industry leaders in both hardware & business development. We will cover topics all across the spectrum, from internet of things to key performance indicators in a business, from wearables to legal & IP considerations in a business.

Hardware Hacking… Session 5: Finance & Programming services for IoT

Session 5 of this 8 part series will focus on Finance as a business topic, and the hardware demos will be on Programming services for IoT scenarios.

Be sure to RSVP to save your spot for this session. There is no charge for hardware and snacks will be provided.

OVERVIEW:

Have an idea for a hardware product, but no idea where to start? Join us at the Microsoft Innovation Center at Venture Hive for a crash course in both building a hardware product & a business!

The course will last for eight weeks, geared for students & local community members alike. There will be weekly sessions featuring industry leaders in both hardware & business development. We will cover topics all across the spectrum, from internet of things to key performance indicators in a business, from wearables to legal & IP considerations in a business.

Build 2015 Highlights and Windows 10

The team over at Microsoft Virtual Academy has put together an amazing course focusing on the highlights of what we learned about Windows 10, and developing for it, at //build 2015.

The course is broken down into the following sections

  1. Introducing the Windows 10 App Model
  2. Windows + Open Source Software
  3. Microsoft Edge: Introducing the New Browser and Web App Platform for Windows 10
  4. Developing Universal Windows Apps in Visual Studio 2015
  5. Game Developers: Get the Most Out of Windows 10
  6. Internet of Things Overview

I highly recommend watching this free course to learn about all the new stuff coming out and how it will change the way we develop and interact with devices.

The course is available here: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/best-of-build-and-windows-10