Best IoT development kits for developers and hobbyists


IoT technology is currently making our homes, gardens and even cities a lot smarter. Have you got a home improvement project or simply a fun IoT experiment you want to get off the ground?

When choosing the right kit for you, you can select between microcontroller-based boards, Single-board Computers (SBC), System on Chip (SOC) boards, and purpose-built boards supporting Smart Bluetooth and WiFi.

For developer pros to dabbling hobbyists, we've compiled a list of the best starter kits to welcome you into the Internet of Things.

For a full description of IoT see: What is the internet of things? See also: 12 best uses of IoT in the enterprise.

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