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Category: Announcements

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

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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AWS Makes It Easier for Embedded Developers to Build IoT Applications with Additional Preconfigured Examples for FreeRTOS on Armv8-M Architectures

FreeRTOS is a real-time operating system for small, low-power devices. AWS maintains stewardship of the FreeRTOS kernel, a free and open operating system for microcontrollers that embedded developers have trusted and evolved for more than fifteen years. In the eighteen months that AWS has maintained the FreeRTOS project, we’ve updated it to use an MIT […]

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Deploy AWS IoT Greengrass as a Snap to Your Edge Devices

Canonical and AWS have collaborated to offer AWS IoT Greengrass as snap, a containerized software package that can run on a variety of Linux distributions. The combination of AWS IoT Greengrass and Ubuntu Core provides IoT developers with a fast path from development to production for their secure device. The AWS IoT Greengrass snap, available […]

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Your Guide to AWS IoT at NVIDIA GTC 2019

NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2019 is almost here! We don’t want you to miss any IoT content, so in this blog post we’ll share some technical demonstrations that show how emerging technologies, including IoT, edge computing, AI and machine learning, and robotics, will shape our world. In the AWS Booth (#1221) Anomaly Detection in […]

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Get Started with the IoT Foundation Series from AWS Training and Certification

The IoT Foundation Series, a new curriculum dedicated to IoT on AWS, is now available online on the AWS Training and Certification website. This curriculum contains self-directed online training classes that are scenario-based and aligned with the library of IoT design patterns called the IoT Atlas and IoT best practices in AWS whitepapers. This curriculum […]

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Announcing the IoT Atlas

Since announcing the availability of AWS IoT in 2015, our conversations with customers have made it clear that long-standing IoT design patterns from mature domains such as as sensor networks, control system architectures, and machine-to-machine networks had to be revised to include cloud development concepts. The IoT Atlas is a collection of IoT designs available […]

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AWS IoT Device Tester for Amazon FreeRTOS and AWS IoT Device Tester for AWS Greengrass

AWS IoT Device Tester is now available. AWS IoT Device Tester is a Windows/Linux/macOS test automation application that enables silicon vendors and OEMs to easily perform qualification testing to determine if their devices can run Amazon FreeRTOS or AWS IoT Greengrass and interoperate with AWS IoT services. AWS IoT Device Tester produces a test report that serves […]

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AWS IoT Greengrass now enables simplified deployments, enhanced security, and greater flexibility

AWS IoT Greengrass allows you to bring local compute, messaging, data caching, sync, and ML inference capabilities to edge devices. Our newest release introduces features that simplify the deployment of Lambda functions to Greengrass, provide more flexibility so you can deploy Greengrass to new environments, and add easy-to-use security capabilities. Starting today, you can use […]

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