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Simplify multi-account device provisioning and certificate authority registration when using AWS IoT Core

Customers often manage multiple AWS accounts to separate their development, staging, and production environments. When deploying IoT workloads on AWS IoT Core, customers usually use unique X.509 certificates for identifying devices and certificate authorities (CAs) for validating the signature of device certificates during provisioning. In this blog, we will demonstrate how to use the newly […]

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Automating workflows for AWS IoT Greengrass V2 components

Introduction AWS IoT Greengrass V2 Development Kit Command-Line Interface (GDK CLI) was announced at AWS re:Invent 2021. With GDK CLI you can easily create AWS IoT Greengrass V2 components, flexibly define recipes, and publish these components to AWS IoT Greengrass V2. However, every time there is a change to the AWS Greengrass V2 component recipe, […]

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Build IoT web applications using AWS IoT Application Kit

Build IoT web applications using AWS IoT Application Kit

On Mar 1, 2022, we announced AWS IoT Application Kit, an open-source UI components library for IoT application developers. With AWS IoT Application Kit, developers can build rich interactive web applications leveraging data from AWS IoT SiteWise. IoT application developers can deliver customized user experiences like industrial asset monitoring applications using web front-end frameworks like […]

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Creating and deploying a custom AWS IoT SiteWise MQTT connector with AWS IoT Greengrass

Efficiency, uptime, and the minimizing of costs are three of the most important pillars of a successful industrial operation. Understanding the operating state of equipment, overall efficiency of a piece of equipment, or a whole production line – as well as how these affect costs and revenue across multiple sites – requires a complete view […]

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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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Just-in-Time Registration of Device Certificates on AWS IoT

In an earlier blog post about certificates, we discussed how use-your-own-certificate support in AWS IoT lets customers use device certificates signed and issued by their own certificate authority (CA) to connect and authenticate with AWS IoT. This is an alternative to using certificates generated by AWS IoT. Using your own certificate with AWS IoT is […]

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Anomaly Detection Using AWS IoT and AWS Lambda

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. One of the biggest benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) is the ability to get contextual insight from sensor data. Before you analyze sensor data, you may want to remove anomalies. Sometimes, though, you may want to analyze the […]

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Archive AWS IoT Device Shadows in Amazon OpenSearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. In AWS IoT, you can create a device shadow (sometimes referred to as a thing shadow) that will be used as a communication layer between your mobile/cloud application and your devices connected to AWS IoT. The shadow is a persistent, virtual […]

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Elliptic Curve Cryptography and Forward Secrecy Support in AWS IoT

Introduction AWS IoT now supports Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) for devices connecting to AWS IoT using TLS. You can now request an EC-based certificate for your device from AWS IoT or register your device using an existing EC-based certificate in order to establish a TLS connection. You can also connect your devices to AWS IoT […]

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