Raspberry Pi 2, Windows 10, and the Industrial Internet of Things

By Greg Gorbach

Industry Trends

Is the latest Raspberry Pi ready for the Industrial Internet of Things? 

Raspberry Pi 2.pngThe new Raspberry Pi Model B is now for sale.  Same form factor, same price ($35) as the Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+, but with more memory, a faster processor, and it will run Windows 10 or the cloud based operating system, Snappy Ubuntu. The Raspberry Pi 2-compatible version of Windows 10 will be available free of charge to makers through the Windows Developer Program for IoT.  http://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/raspberrypi2support   

Is it ready for the Industrial Internet of things?  According to Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO, they already have industrial customers for their earlier versions:  "We have a lot of industrial customers who will want to stick with Raspberry Pi 1 for the time being. We'll keep building Raspberry Pi 1 Model B and Model B+ as long as there's demand for it."   Read more at:


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