Amazon re:Invent and Intel IoT Announcements

My team spent the last three months collaborating with Amazon Web Services on a new custom Intel IoT sensor kit from Seeed Studios. The new kit contains a variety of industrial sensors useful for prototyping new IoT solutions. We are very excited to see how the internet of things space is continuing to evolve.

We have published getting started guides and some sample applications to help developers get up and running with the new AWS for IoT platform.

Thanks to Amazon Web Services for inviting me to support two 8-hour IoT Bootcamps prior to re:Invent, looking forward to many more such workshops.

Amazon re:Invent 2015: IoT and Mobile Bootcamp

I have been working with the folks at Amazon on a series of workshops and bootcamps over the last six months, was invited to Amazon re:Invent 2015 to represent Intel at the day 1 and 2 bootcamps focusing on IoT and Intel Edison. 75 developers, bluetooth, WiFi, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon SQS and Cognito.

Goodbye IDF 2015

IDF this year was a massive amount of work but well worth the effort.

Connect Intel Edison to 802.11G or 802.11N Wireless

Thanks to Jeffery Tu for sharing the below solution to connecting Edison to 802.11G and 802.11N.

First, run:

configure_edison --wifi

Next, use the script from the PDF file: edison_wifi_331438001.pdf

Like this:


##
if [ $# != 2 ] ; then
echo "$0  "
exit
fi

wpa_cli -iwlan0 disconnect
wpa_cli -iwlan0 remove_network all
wpa_cli -iwlan0 add_network
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 mode 0
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 ssid \"$1\"
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 aut h_alg OPEN
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 key_mgmt WPA-PSK
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 proto RSN
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 psk \"$2\"
wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 0 scan_ssid 1
wpa_cli -iwlan0 select_network 0
wpa_cli -iwlan0 enable_network 0
wpa_cli -iwlan0 reassociate
wpa_cli -iwlan0 status

Node.js for the Internet of Things at O’Reilly Solid

Had the opportunity to give a workshop on the topic of Intel Edison, Node.js and the Internet of Things at O’Reilly Solid earlier today. Also had a great time attending Sandeep Mistry’s Bluetooth LE + Arduino workshop later in the day.

What the Hack! Hardware hackathon discussion with Jeremy Foster

Thanks so much to Jeremy Foster from Microsoft for spending an hour with Intel to discuss the topic of hardware hackathons. We had a great exchange of ideas about the future of Internet of Things and the importance of DX for hardware and software developers!