The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

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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Provisioning with a bootstrap certificate in AWS IoT Core

One of the core tenets of managing IoT devices is provisioning, which is the process of registering a device on a particular platform or a system. When bootstrapping your devices, it’s important to establish mutual authentication between the device and an Internet of Things (IoT) endpoint to prevent threats like man-in-the-middle attacks. Device certificates are by […]

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Injecting data into AWS IoT Analytics from Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

It is easy to ingest device data directly from connected IoT devices as they are integrated with AWS IoT Core. However, AWS IoT Analytics also provides a public BatchPutMessage API action to allow you to inject data from other data resources. In this post, I show how to inject data into AWS IoT Analytics from […]

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Mark Relph, Head of BD & Strategy for AWS IoT, presenting a keynote session at IoT World 2019

AWS Insights from IoT World 2019

  At IoT World Santa Clara, over 12,000 IoT leaders and innovators gathered to make connections and gain insights about how to digitally transform their businesses with IoT. The AWS IoT team spent the week meeting with customers and partners, sharing insights onstage, and showcasing a variety of AWS IoT use cases in AWS’s own and […]

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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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How to Install a Face Recognition Model at the Edge with AWS IoT Greengrass

Editor Note: This post is co-authored by Gong Xinyue, one of Global Accounts Solution Architects. You might already know how to use AWS IoT Core and AWS IoT Greengrass for remote device communication and control. With AWS IoT Greengrass Machine Learning (ML) Inference, you can run machine learning models on your local devices without any […]

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Connecting Disparate Industrial Devices and Applications from the Plant Floor to AWS Using KEPServerEX

When managing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) data, it can be challenging to collect and send this data to the cloud for processing and advanced analytics (for example, to predict quality or equipment failure). There might be many different devices on a manufacturing floor, each with its own protocol. In this blog post, we discuss […]

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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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