Speaker: Ian Philpot

Behind the Scenes: How Chefs for Seniors uses Xamarin, HockeyApp & Azure App Service to Power its Daily Operations

Chefs For Seniors provides personalized in-home meal preparation for senior citizens on a weekly basis that aligns with dietary restrictions. The service includes grocery shopping, help with meal selection, in-home cooking, and companionship during meal prep. Currently, the chefs at Chefs For Seniors handle their planning and operations by carrying large binders with them to […]

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Behind the Scenes: How FuseThru Devised a Prototype Smart Building System using IoT devices

FuseThru capitalizes on the growth and miniaturization of electronics. Working with existing sensors and modular tools, it provides easy upgrades for OEMs looking to improve product features so users can experience the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). Microsoft teamed up with FuseThru to prototype a new system designed to monitor atmospheric variables, both […]

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The Maker Show: Episode 14 – SignalR with the Raspberry Pi

The Maker Show: Episode 14 – SignalR with the Raspberry Pi

In this episode of The Maker Show, join Ian Philpot and Jared Rhodes as they combine the worlds of real-time communication and web robotics to make a sword fighting Lego Bionicle. Ian and Jared first start with a UWP app and the Microsoft Band SDK to grab accelerometer data, then using Signalr they send that data up to […]

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Building Developer Environments in Azure: Finding VM Images

In this video we build some cool development environment [00:35] – The purpose[01:20] – The ARM Template[02:10] – Some PowerShell Foo[04:20] – The Docs[13:50] – How to Deploy this thing…[15:34] – The final product.  Link to the doc I referenced in the video: azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/virtual-machines-linux-cli-ps-findimage/

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The Maker Show: Meet Your Makers

The Maker Show: Meet Your Makers

The Maker Show is an informal dive into the exciting world of makers. Each week one of our experts will go hands-on with techniques, how to’s, tips & tricks in various maker areas including electronics, programming tools, hardware boards, components & sensors, connectivity, building hacks & gadgets, 3D printing, manufacturing prototypes, and other cool yet […]

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