The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Getting Aggregate Information of Devices with AWS IoT Device Management Fleet Indexing

AWS IoT Device Management Fleet Indexing has launched three APIs for getting aggregate information of devices: GetStatistics, GetPercentiles and GetCardinality. With these APIs, you can quickly answer questions like: What’s the percentage of the devices connecting to AWS IoT? What’s the maximum, minimum and average of device battery level? How many OS versions are present? […]

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Chain of trust in a device starting from Applications and flowing down through Operating System, Hypervisor, Firmware and finally ending at the Hardware which forms the root of trust.

Using a Trusted Platform Module for endpoint device security in AWS IoT Greengrass

Co-authored by Aniruddh Chitre, AWS Solutions Architect This post demonstrates how AWS IoT Greengrass can be integrated with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to provide hardware-based endpoint device security. This integration ensures the private key used to establish device identity can be securely stored in tamper-proof hardware devices to prevent it from being taken out […]

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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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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 […]

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Converting industrial protocols with AWS IoT Greengrass

Gaining access to sensor data or telemetry of industrial machines is a key requirement for implementing high-value use cases around smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0. For instance, predictive maintenance or automated quality control is not possible without having such data at a high temporal resolution. Given the heterogeneous environment of modern industrial production lines with […]

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Integrating IoT data with your data lake with new AWS IoT Analytics features

Post by Asim Kumar Sasmal, an AWS Senior Data Architect, and Vikas Panghal, an AWS Senior Product Manager   AWS IoT Analytics offers two new features to integrate IoT data ingested through AWS IoT Analytics with your data lake in your own AWS account: customer-managed Amazon S3 and dataset content delivery to Amazon S3. Previously, your AWS […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ten security golden rules for IoT solutions

The Internet of Things (IoT) solutions help transform your operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries and uses. That unlimited opportunity brings excitement, but it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns. To protect customers, devices, and companies, every IoT solution should start and end with security.  The best IoT security solution offers […]

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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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