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FEZ HAT, Windows 10 IoT Core and Azure IoT Hub

It is very basic application how to use sensors on FEZ HAT for Raspberry Pi and Azure IoT Hub. You can use this concept for IoT projects.

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FEZ HAT, Windows 10 IoT Core and Azure IoT Hub

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using System;
using Windows.UI.Xaml;
using Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls;

using Microsoft.Azure.Devices.Client;
using GHIElectronics.UWP.Shields;
using System.Text;

namespace IoTHUB101
    public sealed partial class MainPage : Page
        // device connection string
        private const string _deviceConnectionString = "HostName=stepanb.azure-devices.net;DeviceId=stepanb-rpi-01;SharedAccessKey=xxxxxxx=";
        // object for device to 
        private DeviceClient _deviceClient = null;
        // FEZ HAT
        private FEZHAT _hat = null;
        // Timer for data reading
        private DispatcherTimer _timer = null;

        public MainPage()

            _deviceClient = DeviceClient.CreateFromConnectionString(_deviceConnectionString, TransportType.Http1);

            this._timer = new DispatcherTimer();
            // check how meny messages you can send in your pricing tier
            // every 5 minutes is 288 message per day so it will work for 10 devices in Free tier
            this._timer.Interval = TimeSpan.FromMinutes(5);
            this._timer.Tick += _timer_Tick;
        private async void _timer_Tick(object sender, object e)
            if (_hat == null)

            // message, check filed names and Stream Analytics Output configuration
            string msg = "{deviceId: 'stepanb-rpi-01',timestamp: " 
                + DateTime.Now.Ticks 
                + ",temperature: " 
                + _hat.GetTemperature().ToString() + "}";

            // prepare message
            Message eventMessage = new Message(Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(msg));
            // send message
            await _deviceClient.SendEventAsync(eventMessage);

        private async void SetupHAT()
            // connect to FEZ HAT
            _hat = await FEZHAT.CreateAsync();


Štěpán Bechynský

Štěpán Bechynský

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Internet of Things, Arduino, Microsoft, ex-Microsoft MVP