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How does an Azure IoT Hub interact with Embedded/IoT devices?

The model that IoT Hub connected devices use is that they will never accept incoming connections. IoT Hub devices never act as a 'server', and this is a crucial part of the security model in Azure IoT....
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What will happen if I use Class 4 SD card, instead of recommended Class 10 for Intel Galileo?

Any read/write operations will be slower. However, if you don't want to stream Full HD videos or other heavy content that requires that kind of data transmission rates you'll be fine. Most of the time ...
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Windows 10 IoT on "regular" PC?

Probably not. The list of supported hardware for Windows 10 IoT shows which devices are currently supported. The majority of these are single-board computers and the like, rather than regular PCs. ...
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Creating a Tor 'hidden service' on Windows IoT Core

Tor seems overkill for what you're trying to do. If you want to prevent sniffing of data on the network, simply communicate with the server using SSL by installing a certificate on the server. You may ...
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What will happen if I use Class 4 SD card, instead of recommended Class 10 for Intel Galileo?

There are 4 standard SDA ratings that I'm aware of: 2, 4, 6, and 10. Basically, the number corresponds to the minimum write speed in MB/s that the card is capable. So for instance, a Class 4 would ...
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Polling multiple GPIOs

Turns out that the ground cable between the two microcontrollers had been dislodged. Putting that back in place fixed my problem.
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Is it okay to use the 4 pin USB TTL cable instead of the recommended 6 pin USB TTL cable for Intel Galileo?

CTS and RTS are for flow signaling (Clear To Send) and (Request To Send). If you want to use 4 pins and you find out nothing is flowing through, you may want to pull CTS down to GND. In one post OP ...
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Windows 10 IoT on "regular" PC?

Yes, Windows 10 IoT runs on any x86 or x64 processor running faster than 400 Mhz and 256 MB of RAM. The SoC compatibility list is for the unusual and non-x86 processors that it supports. Windows IoT ...
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WiFi Mesh on Windows IoT core

I posted this same question to the Microsoft forums and got a reply from IoTGirl saying that WiFi Direct is an option: Windows IoT Core WiFi Mesh I need to confirm whether the RPi3B supports WiFi ...
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Windows 10 IoT Core will not install onto my SD card / Raspberry Pi 3

Look what [1] tells: Troubleshooting Install issues Error: Failed to unpack Windows 10 IoT Core installation package If your installation fails with the above message then you need to run the setup....
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How can I replace physical IoT devices during the application development?

No. There's no emulator for a bunch of electronics that sit on a bench. Welcome to the trying world of embedded software development. You could write your code so that you 'mock' some of the inputs, ...
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How to simulate an IoT device or a network of IoT devices without hardware?

It's not clear exactly what you're trying to simulate or demonstrate here, but you may be able to do a certain amount with a series of VMs or Containers running on a laptop. VMs and Containers can ...
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Windows IOT cmd - Delete unplugged (hidden) Ethernet adapters

I am not sure if Win10 IoT supports vbscript. It needs the command line tool "devcon.exe" I copied it from my bigger solution, i didnt checked for missing code. Today i would write it with ...
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Why is access denied when using the Unified Write Filter on Windows 10 IoT?

The following articles covers UWF exclusions. Write filter exclusions. Based on our findings, the UWF exclusion c:\windows\system32\config, being present will cause this issue. If removing the ...
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Installing drivers on Windows 10 IoT Core

You should be wiring in the UART directly from the fingerprint scanner to the Raspberry Pi. Do not try to convert to USB because then you have an unnecessary device driver problem. There are samples ...
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