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Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Connecting Edge Devices to the IoT using Amazon FreeRTOS

March 19, 2018, to March 23, 2018
Continuing Education Center
Digi-Key

Jacob Beningo

Jacob Beningo is an embedded software consultant who currently works with clients in more than a dozen countries to dramatically transform their businesses by improving product quality, cost and time... More

Amazon FreeRTOS is a new operating system designed help embedded software developers easily connect their devices to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon FreeRTOS is based on the popular open source FreeRTOS kernel but extends those capabilities by providing developers with connectivity libraries such as MQTT, TLS, device provisioning and even firmware updates. In this course, attendees will learn about Amazon FreeRTOS capabilities, how to get it up and running on hardware and how to connect their own embedded systems to AWS.

March 23 – Day 5 – Creating your own a:FreeRTOS Application

With the fundamentals behind us, attendees will be provided with examples on how they can leverage the existing code to develop their own edge node devices. We’ll examine how a developer can modify the existing demonstration to subscribe and post messages to their own topics and create a generic...
March 23, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

March 22 – Day 4 – Amazon FreeRTOS Behind the Scenes

In this session, attendees will examine the underlying details on how to connect an embedded system to the cloud. We’ll examine the a:FreeRTOS demonstration in detail and break it down so that attendees understand what is going on behind the scenes with Amazon FreeRTOS. Attendees will walk away...
March 22, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

March 21 – Day 3 – Setting up and configuring Amazon FreeRTOS

This session will walk developers through the steps necessary to setup Amazon FreeRTOS on a microcontroller-based development kit. Attendees will leverage existing example configurations to quickly get hardware up and running. Developers following along with the course will have their development...
March 21, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

March 20 – Day 2 – Amazon Web Services Fundamentals

Embedded software developers are very comfortable with writing their software but for IoT developers, understanding what happens on the server can be a complete mystery. In this session, we’ll walk developers through the fundamentals of how the cloud works and provide examples on how to setup and...
March 20, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

March 19 – Day 1 – Introduction to Amazon FreeRTOS

In this session, attendees will learn about Amazon FreeRTOS and how it can be used to quickly get an embedded system connected to the internet. Jacob will break down Amazon FreeRTOS and discuss the FreeRTOS kernel in detail. In addition, developers will understand what connectivity libraries and...
March 19, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT
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