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Here we'll be posting regular updates about ARTIK cloud services and updates to the documentation.

December 15, 2017

We've been updating our How To section of developer guides. The latest addition explains how to Add device sharing to an application.

December 5, 2017

Introducing machine learning to ARTIK cloud services! See our new Machine Learning APIs. You can also create Rules that utilize machine learning.

November 29, 2017

Our Authentication documentation now clarifies that the Limited Input flow does not require a client secret.

November 22, 2017

An Approved List lets you choose which devices are allowed to register under your device type. Read about this new feature!

October 31, 2017

The Proxy Hub allows you to connect devices that cannot directly communicate to ARTIK cloud services. Read the documentation to learn how.

September 29, 2017

We have added /authorization?prompt=login and /revokeToken to our OAuth flows. Please check the Accounts and Authentication docs to see how this affects signin, signout, and token management.

July 30, 2017

Monetization is a new feature that enables device type owners to monetize their data. Learn how it works in Monetization.

July 21, 2017

It is now possible to upload and manage device certificates directly on the Developer Dashboard. The security documentation has been updated to reflect the new process.

June 6, 2017

We have added a major new section called How To. The How To guides explain key developer concepts.

May 15, 2017

ARTIK cloud services now uses a new, simpler pricing model. Read our blog post to learn about the update.

April 26, 2017

The Online Device Simulator is now available at My ARTIK cloud services. It has a simple web interface and is separate from the Command Line Device Simulator. Learn how to use it here.

March 29, 2017

We have restructured the ARTIK cloud services documentation! Key features and new features should be easier to find. Click through the sidebar on the left and tell us what you think.

March 9, 2017

The Rules documentation has been updated with information on adding a duration condition to a Rule. This tests the Rule against a specified duration in seconds.

February 21, 2017

We added a new Cloud Connector article that describes how to use the Cloud Connector SDK to write Connector Code in Groovy. This code tells ARTIK cloud services how to interact with third-party APIs to retrieve data from a third-party cloud.

February 13, 2017

Subscription and notification services are now integrated with Amazon Kinesis! Messages and Actions can be pushed from ARTIK cloud services to an AWS account in real-time.

January 30, 2017

We moved the SDKs to make them easier to find.

January 26, 2017

New documentation is available for the OTA updates feature, which allows organizations to trigger OTA (over-the-air) updates, aka firmware updates, for their device types.

January 3, 2017

Added details on the httpRequest Action, which can be specified to make a request to a web service. Read more here.

December 21, 2016

A new feature called device sharing is now documented. Device sharing is useful when limited or temporary access to a device needs to be granted to a user.

December 12, 2016

The documentation has been updated to clarify character restrictions on device type IDs and unique names: <,>,&,', and " are not allowed.

November 28, 2016

In addition to ARTIK cloud services Accounts, the Accounts documentation has been updated to cover user registration with the following identity providers: Samsung, Google, and Naver. Several new API endpoints have also been documented.

November 1, 2016

ARTIK cloud services provides methods to manage user accounts on the ARTIK cloud services platform. This article explains how to create a customized ARTIK cloud services Accounts login experience for new users.

A new API endpoint allows you to validate and retrieve information about an access token. Read about it here.

October 28, 2016

We have documented a WebSocket type we call event feed. This one-directional WebSocket listens for events pertaining to devices, such as when they are updated, connected, or disconnected.

October 14, 2016

Two new articles explain how to use ARTIK cloud services properties to manage a fleet of devices via the Developer Dashboard and the new APIs: Device Mirror and Manage devices using LWM2M. You can use device management features to modify and update devices without requiring action from an end user.

July 5, 2016

We have published a pair of APIs that makes it easier for third-party applications to handle Cloud Connector devices.

February 24, 2016

Today sees a new tutorial about building an Android remote control for an IoT device. See it here!

February 10, 2016

ARTIK cloud services now supports MQTT sessions by acting as a message broker for connected devices. Here are the implementation details and an example.

January 27, 2016

ARTIK cloud services's subscription and notification services allow a client to listen for pertinent messages and receive notifications when ARTIK cloud services receives them. We have documented the process here and describe the APIs here.

January 11, 2016

Today we've published new documentation on writing Rules programmatically using the APIs. This article summarizes the major APIs and describes the JSON structure of the Rule body. The APIs are documented here.

December 14, 2015

Published new documentation that explains how Cloud Connectors work and guides you in building a Cloud Connector, using the Moves activity app as a case study.

October 27, 2015

We gave the Developer Dashboard a big overhaul to streamline and enhance application and device type creation. See the refreshed documentation to learn about the update.

September 23, 2015

You can now write Rules for your ARTIK cloud services devices, right from My ARTIK cloud services! A Rule is a way to trigger device Actions based on ARTIK cloud services messages. Learn more about the major new feature here and in our blog post.

August 27, 2015

Over in the blog, we expanded our IoT device below to add a temperature sensor and Android for monitoring. You can check out the source code on the Samples page.

August 25, 2015

Following our Developer Meet-up on August 13, we wrote a tutorial on building an IoT device for flame detection using ARTIK cloud services, Arduino UNO, Raspberry Pi and an off-the-shelf sensor.

August 13, 2015

We've added documentation on a new API that returns message aggregate data in intervals that can be used to draw histograms.

June 17, 2015

Made some updates to the WebSockets specification and to secure device registration.

June 13, 2015

Updated the application and device creation flows in the Developer Dashboard documentation to reflect design changes and additions.

June 10, 2015

New to ARTIK cloud services and eager to start? Our new Hello, World! quick-start guide walks through the basics of connecting a device to ARTIK cloud services, sending data and looking at the results (thanks to the Device Simulator).

June 7, 2015

We documented the new functionalities of the Device Simulator: simulate sending data via WeSocket and simulate sending Actions. Download the latest file from Device Simulator.

May 27, 2015

We expanded our documentation on the three types of access tokens used in authentication and clarified permissions and rate limiting for the token types.

May 20, 2015

An update to the API reference. The call to get normalized message aggregates now returns values for messages up to 1 minute old. We updated the API reference to reflect the new functionality.

April 22, 2015

The Developer Dashboard got a major overhaul for managing applications and device types. We've updated the documentation to reflect some of these changes, with a longer blog post forthcoming.

April 18, 2015

Some things for you to play with! A JavaScript/Node.js demo that shows user devices and device data, and our new Python 3 SDK.

April 17, 2015

Token refresh flow is now described in Authentication.

April 1, 2015

We just documented secure device registration for creating secure device types and registering devices with ARTIK cloud services for secure communication. (No joke!)

March 31, 2015

The article Data collection with trials highlights some key APIs for conducting trials programmatically.

The WebSockets APIs have also been added to the API reference.

March 23, 2015

We have added new documentation on writing a Manifest with Actions for devices. New "description" and "actions" parameters are returned when getting Manifest properties with the API.

March 20, 2015

The API reference has been updated with Trials APIs and updates to the Export API, including "simple" CSV data exports. The API Console is also updated to reflect these changes and additions.

January 31, 2015

WebSocket rate limits have been documented.

January 26, 2015

Expiration date and status "Expired" were added to the GET /messages/export/<exportID>/status response.

January 22, 2015

Added a note about byte size limits for ARTIK cloud services messages. See the API reference.

January 21, 2015

We've posted an article that covers use cases of OAuth 2.0 for third-party applications.

December 17, 2014

Rate limiting is now documented.

December 16, 2014

We found an issue with the Device Simulator and we updated it. Download the latest file from Device Simulator.

December 09, 2014

Minor update to the Native SDKs today involving a change to a parameter name in the Messages API. Check out our GitHub page at

November 12, 2014

The beta starts today! Dig around the documentation, check out some tutorials, and read the blog. We're looking forward to your feedback.