The Microsoft Azure channel explains how KPMG Japan uses Azure Arc to build out a seamless data solution.

KPMG Ignition Tokyo, the centerpiece of KPMG Japan’s digital strategy, delivers specialty software solutions to its global clients. With a multi-cloud and hybrid approach, the firm is rolling out its next-generation, AI-based audit software built on Azure, and implementing Azure Arc to deliver seamless solutions for clients across multiple hybrid data estates.

Check out how Stora Enso makes RFID tags green

Enabling automated item level processes and bringing business and environmental benefits to the industries the RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) based solutions are getting their lost interest back step by step.

In retail for example apparel industry and retailers are implementing RFID and driving related development. Material and manufacturing point of view Stora Enso has introduced most sustainable tags to the market – providing scalability and performance.

Azure Maps Mobility Services make the life of an IoT developer easier and they contribute towards a great end user experience.

Watch this episode to see Outi Nyman, Senior Program Manager, Azure Maps, step through the APIs for these services.

Designed to support developers creating smart city applications that move people and things from one place to another, they help create applications that decrease traffic congestion and increase air quality.

The Mobility Service APIs for Azure Maps are brought to life in partnership with Moovit, Inc. Moovit combines information from public transit operators and authorities with live information from its user community to offer a real-time picture of public transit services, including stops, route information, and travel time estimations.

An Ugly Sweaters are a great tradition but how can we make them even better (https://aka.ms/IoTShow/UglySweater) is an IoT-enabled Ugly Sweater.

In this episode of the IoT Show, Olivier Bloch is joined by Jim Bennett, a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. Jim has built an Ugly Sweater using Azure IoT Central, Microsoft’s IoT app platform, and a Raspberry Pi Zero. Dive into Jim’s Python code and learn how Azure IoT Central is able to connect IoT devices to the cloud faster than any other platform. See how Jim uses IoT Central’s extensibility APIs to control his Ugly Sweater via Twitter. This code is on GitHub for you to play with and extend. Get started today!

If you have large data sets that seem too big to map, then watch this IoT show to learn how to cluster data in Azure Maps so your users can rapidly extract insights from very large data sets.

Ricky Brundritt, Principal Technical Program Manager, Azure Maps, takes you on a historical journey from grid-based clustering to radius-based clustering. You’ll learn how the power of the open source community has contributed to the supercluster library which Azure Maps leverages extensively. Watch Ricky demo and step through Azure Maps code for clustering using large data sets of shipwrecks and earthquakes. Learn how to use cluster aggregates to perform calculations based on properties of the children of each cluster. Ricky wraps up with a demo visualizing clustered map data in the form of pie charts—again, to enable your users to extract insights quickly.

Access demo source code here: https://aka.ms/AzureMapsSamples

Are you interested in connected vehicles?

In this video, you’ll get an overview of Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).

MCVP is plumbing—the undifferentiated, heavy lifting common across connected vehicle applications—that Microsoft has made available as a platform.

MCVP provides connectivity, message delivery to the vehicle, and software updates so OEMs can focus on creating a unique customer experience.