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Dec 19 2017   6:15PM GMT

AWS IoT Button

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The AWS IoT Button is a programmable, Wi-Fi-enabled input device that allows Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to automate an action in the AWS public cloud, such as deploying a virtual machine (VM), by literally pushing a button on a wireless dongle. Continued…

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“While the AWS IoT Button is useful for many simple tasks, developers shouldn’t tie the device to security-sensitive operations and should keep an eye on battery life.” – Chris Moyer

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