The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: FreeRTOS

How to manage IoT device certificate rotation using AWS IoT

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming business operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries. This unlimited opportunity enables business transformation, but if not implemented correctly, it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns, compromising your data and brand. In industrial facilities, OT (Operational Technology) environments are leveraging more IT solutions to improve […]

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How to detect anomalies in device metrics and improve your security posture using AWS IoT Device Defender custom metrics

Introduction IoT applications and devices can be diverse and are used across industries such as utilities, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and consumer electronics. With the exponential growth of IoT devices and the increasing threat landscape, it also means that IoT security needs to be accounted for and designed into the solution from the ground up. AWS […]

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How to implement zero trust IoT solutions with AWS IoT

Introduction Zero trust is often misunderstood. It’s not a product but a security model and associated set of architectural principles and patterns. One of the main challenges customers face is determining how zero-trust principles can be applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and how to get started with incorporating zero trust with Amazon Web Services […]

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Connecting with mobile BLE to AWS IoT Core using FreeRTOS and Nordic nRF52840-DK

As an IoT solution architect, customers often ask me how they can connect to AWS IoT Core (cloud) using a microcontroller unit (MCU). One solution is to use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) as the connection from the MCU to a mobile device; from there, the mobile device connects to the cloud. BLE works for consumer […]

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How to access and display files from Amazon S3 on IoT devices with AWS IoT EduKit

AWS IoT EduKit is designed to help students, experienced engineers, and professionals get hands-on experience with IoT and AWS technologies by building end-to-end IoT applications. The AWS IoT EduKit reference hardware is sold by our manufacturing partner M5Stack. Self-paced guides are available online. The code and tutorial content are open to the community to contribute via their […]

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Your Guide to AWS IoT at Embedded World 2021

Embedded World 2021 is almost here! Embedded World is the place for all things embedded-system technologies and distributed intelligence. This year’s exhibition and conference will be entirely digital, running the week of March 1-5, 2021. In this blog post, we share sessions you won’t want to miss from AWS experts and our AWS Partners as […]

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AWS IoT named Best Consumer IoT Solution at 2020 IoT World Awards

AWS IoT Named “Best Consumer IoT Solution” at 2020 IoT World Awards

At AWS, we build technology to help customers and partners like Bose, Vizio, LG, British Gas Centrica Connected Home, Ayla, NXP, and more solve real world problems and unlock possibilities to create better business outcomes and new consumer experiences. Yesterday, IoT World named AWS IoT the “Best Consumer IoT Solution” for 2020. We are grateful to […]

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How to perform secondary processor over-the-air updates with FreeRTOS

Many embedded architectures include a connectivity processor connected to one or more secondary processors that perform business logic. The ability to perform secondary processor over-the-air (OTA) updates is just as critical as updating the connectivity processor. This is because it allows for low-cost patching of bugs and security vulnerabilities as well as delivering new features […]

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Support for Secure Elements in FreeRTOS

Secure elements represent a category of devices intended to enhance security in connected devices. For microcontroller (MCU)–based devices, secure elements provide tamper-resistant storage of private keys and certificates, and offloading of cryptographic functions from the host microcontroller. You can now leverage two new qualifications that include support for secure elements within Amazon FreeRTOS.  These qualifications […]

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