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Using Bluetooth Low Energy with Amazon FreeRTOS on Espressif ESP32

Today Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the beta of Amazon FreeRTOS BLE, a feature that makes it possible for embedded developers to securely connect Amazon FreeRTOS devices that use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to AWS IoT through Android or iOS devices. BLE support in Amazon FreeRTOS lets developers create new applications for devices that need […]

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Integrating AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass into the Automotive Grade Linux Software Stack

Post by Hitendra Nishar, AWS Solutions Builder Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is an open source project to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for connected vehicles. AGL is building a Linux-based, open software platform that can serve as the de facto industry standard and enable rapid development of new features […]

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Configuring Cognito User Pools to Communicate with AWS IoT Core

AWS IoT Core supports certificate-based mutual authentication, custom authorizers, and Amazon Cognito Identity as way to authenticate requests to the AWS IoT device gateway. Amazon Cognito User Pools was made generally available last year. It allows customers to easily add user sign up and sign in to mobile and web apps. You can use Cognito […]

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Detect anomalies on connected devices using AWS IoT Device Defender

We often see security breaches depicted in media and popular culture. In the HBO series Silicon Valley, a compromised refrigerator is used by hacker Gilfoyle to run a malicious piece of software. The reality of connected devices isn’t very different from this fictitious scenario. The compromised refrigerator can send consumer data to unauthorized endpoints. Connected […]

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Developing Amazon FreeRTOS with Texas Instruments’ Code Composer Studio Version 8

Update: This issue was patched in Amazon FreeRTOS version 1.2.4 to overcome the out-of-the-box experience challenges.  The root cause will be fixed in the upcoming Texas Instruments compiler release.   Last month, Texas Instruments (TI) launched Code Composer Studio (CCS) version 8, which includes the TI MCU compiler version 18.1.1. The Amazon FreeRTOS project for […]

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Setting Up Just-in-Time Provisioning with AWS IoT Core

In an earlier blog post about just-in-time registration of device certificates, we discussed how just-in-time registration (JITR) can be used to activate device certificates and attach policies to the certificates immediately after the device is auto-registered. JITR triggers a registration event. You must create an AWS IoT Core rule to listen for the registration event […]

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Using AWS IoT Core in a Low-Power Application

At AWS, we work closely with customers to assist them in building various types of IoT solutions. We often hear from customers about the need to manage power consumption appropriately in IoT. In this blog post, we’ll discuss one of the options for achieving lower power consumption while connecting to AWS IoT Core. Specifically, we’ll […]

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Using AWS IoT Device Management in a Retail Scenario to Process Order Requests

In this blog post, we will simulate a common business scenario to show you how to use the group policy feature in AWS IoT Device Management. Specifically, we will describe: How to create a hierarchical group structure and assign your IoT devices to different groups. How to publish messages to different IoT devices based on […]

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Advancing Maintenance Maturity of Distributed IoT Applications with AWS Greengrass and AWS Step Functions

Shane Baldacchino is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. Customers have been asking how compute at the edge can be coupled with AWS services to advance maintenance maturity in their organization. In this blog post, we will examine maintenance maturity through the lens of something very common: elevators. We will show how you can […]

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