The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: FreeRTOS

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Securing Amazon FreeRTOS devices at scale with Infineon OPTIGA Trust X

Post by David Walters, Senior Partner Specialist Solutions Architect, IoT at Amazon Web Services, and Artem Yushev, Applications Engineer, Embedded Security Systems, at Infineon. One of the most significant challenges for device manufacturers developing new microcontroller-based IoT devices is how to manufacture and provision those devices at scale without compromising security. In this blog post, we […]

Read More

Building microcontroller-based IoT applications using HTTPS client in Amazon FreeRTOS

Today, AWS announced general availability for HTTPS client support in Amazon FreeRTOS. Now you can use the HTTP/HTTPS protocol to connect your microcontroller-based IoT devices to AWS IoT Core and download files to those devices. You might want to use HTTPS on your IoT devices running Amazon FreeRTOS for a variety of reasons: To download […]

Read More

Long-term support (LTS) for Amazon FreeRTOS

AWS intends to provide long-term support (LTS) releases with Amazon FreeRTOS. We are communicating this intent before the first LTS release of Amazon FreeRTOS so that you can incorporate this information into your project planning. Device manufacturers adopting embedded OS solutions for their IoT projects consider software development life cycle implications from initial development through […]

Read More