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Category: Internet of Things

Building a virtual fob with Amazon Key for Business and AWS IoT

For many people, getting a package delivered from Amazon is painless. However, problems can arise in access-controlled properties such as apartment complexes, condominiums, and businesses. This post tells how an Amazon team developed Amazon Key for Business to address this issue. Overview Amazon strives to make its package delivery process quick and easy for customers. […]

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Announcing Mitigation Actions for AWS IoT Device Defender

There’s a new way for you to act on information discovered by AWS IoT Device Defender audits. Now you can create mitigation actions for audit results that automate a response to alerts from an audit. AWS IoT Device Defender customers often say that it’s invaluable for how AWS gives them visibility into potential malicious device […]

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Determining state in systems with high-frequency updates using AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS IoT Greengrass extends AWS managed services to edge device systems, providing security, message routing, and local state processing. It also provides a central hub for connectivity with other AWS services using AWS Lambda functions. Some edge systems with multiple devices produce high-frequency updates, such as device shadow updates. It can be difficult to determine […]

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Designing dataflows for multi-schema messages in AWS IoT Analytics

The AWS IoT Analytics platform offers configurable dataflows for processing messages from IoT devices, which can be either uni-schema or multi-schema. When you have billions of messages and millions of IoT devices, you need efficient designs for message-processing dataflows. In this post, you do a deep dive into various aspects of designing dataflows. You learn […]

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Building Edge Solutions on OpenWrt with AWS IoT Greengrass

Hardware and operating systems for edge devices are built and delivered to customers in a wide range of form factors, such as consumer gateways, industrial controllers, and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Original design manufacturers (ODMs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) building commercial off-the-shelf products decide which hardware and software combinations to use. System integrators (SIs) developing […]

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New edX Course Helps Build AWS IoT Skills

This post is contributed by Maureen Lonergan, Director, AWS Training and Certification AWS Training and Certification now offers a new course through edX entitled AWS IoT: Developing and Deploying an Internet of Things. This self-paced digital course focuses on developing skills to build and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for industrial, commercial, or consumer […]

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AWS re:Inforce June 25-26 2019

Your guide to AWS IoT at re:Inforce 2019

The first-ever re:Inforce is almost here! As you plan your agenda, we don’t want you to miss any IoT sessions. These sessions will help you better understand the best practices and technology to prepare for, detect, contain, eradicate, and respond to potential threats to your IoT devices, connections, and data. To protect users, devices, and […]

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Announcing Amazon FreeRTOS 201906.00 Major

Amazon FreeRTOS 201906.00 Major is now generally available. Amazon FreeRTOS extends the FreeRTOS kernel with individual software libraries, making it faster and easier to securely connect microcontroller-based IoT devices to the cloud. This major release provides significant improvements to several underlying libraries, as well as an update to overall Amazon FreeRTOS versioning: General availability of […]

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Announcing support for Bluetooth Low Energy in Amazon FreeRTOS

Today, AWS announced general availability for Bluetooth Low Energy support in Amazon FreeRTOS. This release simplifies your development process to securely connect Amazon FreeRTOS devices using Bluetooth Low Energy to AWS IoT Core via Android and iOS devices. It also makes it easier to remotely update firmware on Amazon FreeRTOS devices using Bluetooth Low Energy. […]

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Perform OTA Updates on Espressif ESP32 using Amazon FreeRTOS Bluetooth Low Energy

Amazon FreeRTOS 2019.06.00 Major now includes Bluetooth Low Energy MQTT proxy support to simplify tasks such as Wi-Fi provisioning and secure connections to AWS IoT services. The Bluetooth Low Energy feature enables you to build low-power devices that can be paired to a customer’s mobile device for connectivity without requiring Wi-Fi. Devices can communicate using […]

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