ESP8266 based development boards are available for as little as $3. The great thing about the ESP8266 is that it packs enough punch to handle the crypto required to work with an IoT backend like AWS IoT Core. In this video, I explain a full, end-to-end IoT project where we will hook up the ESP8266 to AWS IoT Core. We will be running Mongoose OS on the ESP8266. Since the ESP8266 has WiFi hardware built in and can be operated off a USB power bank,…Continue Reading “Build a 5$ IoT Thing with ESP8266, Mongoose OS and AWS IoT Core”