AWS IoT Button is one of the AWS services that interacts with the AWS backend. AWS IoT Button is built based on the Amazon Dash Button hardware. This device provides connectivity capability through Wi-Fi to communicate with the AWS server.
The first AWS IoT Button hardware appeared in October of 2015. The current AWS IoT Button hardware is the second generation. You can buy this hardware on Amazon's website at https://www.amazon.com/All-New-AWS-IoT-Button-Generation/dp/B01KW6YCIM. You can also check it on your local Amazon website.
The AWS IoT Button form can be seen in the following image. It consists of a button and indicator LED. AWS IoT Button can detect users pressing in the following three types:
- Single clicked
- Double clicked
- Long clicked
Each clicked type can be connected to a specific action. AWS IoT Button can also be integrated with other AWS services, such as AWS IoT and AWS Lambda.