The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Building Edge Solutions on OpenWrt with AWS IoT Greengrass

Hardware and operating systems for edge devices are built and delivered to customers in a wide range of form factors, such as consumer gateways, industrial controllers, and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Original design manufacturers (ODMs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) building commercial off-the-shelf products decide which hardware and software combinations to use. System integrators (SIs) developing […]

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New edX Course Helps Build AWS IoT Skills

This post is contributed by Maureen Lonergan, Director, AWS Training and Certification AWS Training and Certification now offers a new course through edX entitled AWS IoT: Developing and Deploying an Internet of Things. This self-paced digital course focuses on developing skills to build and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for industrial, commercial, or consumer […]

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AWS re:Inforce June 25-26 2019

Your guide to AWS IoT at re:Inforce 2019

The first-ever re:Inforce is almost here! As you plan your agenda, we don’t want you to miss any IoT sessions. These sessions will help you better understand the best practices and technology to prepare for, detect, contain, eradicate, and respond to potential threats to your IoT devices, connections, and data. To protect users, devices, and […]

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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

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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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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Using AWS IoT to Create a Smart Home Water-Monitoring Solution

2018 saw the fourth year of drought and the worst in recorded history for the city of Cape Town, South Africa. “Day zero” was a term coined by the city for the day when they would have to turn the water off for citizens. Fortunately, “day zero” was never realized, and Cape Town didn’t go […]

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