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Connected Cloud Challenge

4 Posts authored by: cmelement14
In this blog, I will set up AWS SNS services to notify me through text messages and emails when the kit sends MQTT messages.   From AWS console home page, choose Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS). If this is your first time using SNS, the following page will pop up. From here, you can create your first SNS topic.   By default, the SNS navigation tab is collapsed, but you can expand it by clicking the navigation button (step 3 as shown in the above screenshot). The navigatio ...
In my previous blog, I showed what the local console messages look like when the AWS demo application has been successfully run on the PSoC® 6 WiFi-BT Pioneer Kit. How can you quickly prove that the transmitted messages have actually arrived on AWS server?   Here's what you need to do. We can use AWS IoT's quick test capability as shown below. Browse to AWS IoT Test tab, click on Subscribe to a topic tab and type iotdemo/topic/1 as a Subscription topic, then click Subscribe to topic ...
Set up AWS   After some struggling, I finally got the AWS IoT account setup. However, I have problem to connect the PSoC® 6 WiFi-BT Pioneer Kit (CY8CKIT-062-WIFI-BT) to the cloud.   I found Cypress' start guide Getting Started with Amazon FreeRTOS and PSoC62 + 43xxx wasn't very helpful for setting up the AWS IoT. I was kind of lost between the start guide and AWS online help. To help my readers to set up AWS IoT, I listed the following steps with links: 1. create and activate a ...
Project Introduction   I am going to use this design challenge to design a backup sump pump for my house. The following diagram depicts my design idea. When the power grid is off, the true sine wave UPS will power the sump pump when it needs to kick in. The PSoC® 6 WiFi-BT Pioneer Kit is used to communicate with the UPS through RS232 interface. We can configure, control and read status of the UPS operations. Three water level sensors are connected to the kit to provide alarms for diff ...