Windows IoT Core Technical Preview

Windows® 10 IoT Core has arrived on Toradex modules! Experience the new Windows Operating System on a powerful NVIDIA® Tegra 3 Colibri Module with full Hardware Accelerated DirectX Graphics.

Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Kit

This page previously featured the Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Kit Promotion. As this was a limited time offer the promotion has ended. However, you can still build the Kit by yourself. All the parts are available at Toradex. Please check the bottom of this page for instructions.

Windows 10 IoT Core functionality and information

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  • This is a Technical Preview. The Software is at early beta stage. For a list of limitations, see our Developer Center
  • To know more about Toradex future plans and commitment to Windows 10 IoT Core, visit our Developer Center 


Windows 10 IoT Core offers a host of features that makes it an ideal choice for developing IoT applications and compact connected devices.

  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
    Universal Windows Platform allows you to write one Application and run it seamlessly on multiple Windows 10 platforms such as smartphones, embedded devices and PCs. Further, the UWP also extends to drivers, this allows you to tap into the rich driver eco-system of Windows
  • Visual Studio
    The latest Visual Studio can be used as a development environment which provides a feature rich and convenient way of programming and debugging applications in C#, VB, C++, HTML, JavaScript and more
  • Azure IoT Suite
    Windows 10 IoT Core easily connects to the Azure IoT Suite. The Azure IoT Suite enables you to monitor and analyze data from your IoT applications to create meaningful insights that can add operational efficiency and value. It offers preconfigured IoT scenarios, so you can easily deploy these solutions on your products
  • Advanced Security
    The Windows 10 IoT Core offers advanced security features that are key to IoT / Industrie 4.0
  • Device interoperability
    IoT is all about pervasive connectivity among devices. Windows 10 IoT Core supports the AllJoyn open source framework that allows devices to be interoperable. This framework facilitates devices to share their abilities and advertise them to other devices in the surrounding
  • I/O capability
    In addition to common interface on Windows PCs such as Ethernet, Wi-Fi and USB, Win IoT core also offers simple access to low level interfaces such as GPIO, I2C, and SPI
  • Consistent Device Management
    Use the same device management approach across PCs, Phone and Windows IoT Core devices. The modern device management stack allows to use Microsoft or 3rd party management systems

Video - Windows 10 IoT Core Introduction

Do-It-Yourself Windows IoT Core Starter Kit

These three products enable you to create your own Windows 10 IoT Starter Kit. The Colibri T30 does not have the Windows 10 IoT Core OS preinstalled. How to flash it correctly on the module can be found in the Developer Center.

  • NVIDIA® Tegra™ 3
  • ARM Cortex™-A9
  • Up to 1.4 GHz
  • 1GB DDR3L (32 Bit)
  • 4GB eMMC (8 Bit)
  • 0° to 70° C Temp
  • USB: 1x Host (High Speed)
    1x OTG (High Speed)
  • 10/100 Mbit Ethernet
  • Size: 100 x 72 mm
  • Cables: USB, Ethernet, RS232, Jumper Wires
  • Adapters: DVI to VGA, HDMI to DVI, USB to RS232, USB Micro-A to A (USB Micro-AB receptacle to Type A), RS232 Header to D-Sub, Iris Power-adapter
  • Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs
  • Compatible with: Apalis Evaluation Board, Ixora Carrier Board, Colibri Evaluation Board, Iris Carrier Board