Rockchip collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate Internet of Things solutions


 Verified hardware and software enhance interoperability and allow faster time to production.

Rockchip , announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services. Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT allows businesses to reach customers where they are, working with an ecosystem of devices and platforms, allowing for faster time to production.

Rockchip, a fabless semiconductor company in China, provides powerful and innovative SoC solutions for high-end intelligent hardware, AI computing, AIoT applications. Rockchip Toybrick RK3399Pro AI development platform, AI high performance solutions RK3399 and RK1808 have substantially enhanced AI computing power and been widely applied in smart home, security, education, and many other applications. Toybrick TB-RK3399ProD high performance AI development board is our latest certified device by Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT (Certified information please refer to:; detail information of the board please refer to: By joining the program, Rockchip will enable developers and partners to greatly reduce the time and cost of developing and building IoT applications.

“Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT validates our ability to jumpstart customers’ IoT projects with pre-tested device and operating system combinations,” said Rockchip Vice Chief Engineer Colin Chen, “Decreasing the usual customization and work required for compatibility ensures Rockchip helps customers get started quickly on their IoT solution.”

“Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT extends our promise to bring IoT to business scale, starting with interoperable solutions from leading technology companies around the world,” said Jerry Lee, Director of Marketing for Azure Internet of Things, Microsoft Corp. “With trusted offerings and verified partners, Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT accelerates the deployment of IoT even further.”

IoT projects are complex and take a long time to implement. Customers find that choosing and connecting the right set of devices, assets or sensors to the cloud can be time-consuming. To jumpstart their IoT projects with confidence, customers are looking for certified devices and platforms that are tested for readiness, compatibility and usability with the Microsoft Azure IoT Suite. By choosing a partner from the Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT program, customers can save time and effort on project specs and RFP processes by knowing in advance what devices and offerings will work with the Azure IoT Suite.

Learn more about this collaboration at Azure Certified for IoT and explore the Azure IoT Suite.

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