AWS for Industries

Tag: IoT

In the News: Universal Translator – Harnessing Sensor Data to Build Better Automotive Software

This article originally appeared on Automotive News. “If you go into an entry-class car, you probably end up with 20 to 50 sensors that use semiconductors,” Frank Findeis, vice president for automotive sensors at German semiconductor maker Infineon, told Automotive News in August, 2020. “If you go to a high-end car, you easily end up with 100.” […]

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Improving the Utilization of Wearable Device Data using an AWS Data Lake

The key to meaningful progress in key global healthcare initiatives, like value-based care, reduction in costs, reduction of errors, and improving outcomes, lies within the vast quantity of data from sources ranging from medical imaging to electronic medical records. IDC projects the total universe of healthcare data to grow approximately 400% between 2020 and 2025, […]

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Modernize your retail edge architecture with microservices

Technology in most retail edge locations (i.e., stores, distribution centers, factories) is a mix of disparate applications and infrastructure, creating a variable IT landscape. This web of complexity prevents companies from quickly and consistently deploying new systems across edge locations. That begs the question: How can retailers manage edge infrastructure at scale with consistency and […]

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Seeing dollar signs: Ways to leverage computer vision in retail stores

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1970s. However, only in the last 10 years has AI-powered computer vision become a mainstream reality, thanks to cloud computing. Here are several scenarios in which computer vision can enhance the retail shopping experience and improve store operations. Cashierless checkout The most obvious use of computer vision […]

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Defining the digital model for convenience retailing

The very definition of convenience retailing is an experience of access and ease for shoppers. There’s no ambiguity. The experience must be convenient, period. And the convenience store, or c-store, market is huge. In 2019, 3.1% of the US GDP resulted from $647.8 billion in combined in-store and fuel sales at c-stores. With nearly 153,000 […]

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PathSpot: Enabling handwashing hygiene, innovation, and insights

  PathSpot provides the travel and hospitality industry a hygiene management system designed to protect businesses and their customers from contaminants and ensure effective and frequent handwashing. PathSpot has raised over $10M in venture funding to date, most recently a $6.5M Series A led by Valor Siren Ventures. PathSpot has been featured as one of […]

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What value can cloud computing deliver to the maritime industry?

Majority of the global trade happens at sea: the ocean shipping industry is at the core of the global economy, yet still enjoying a lower level of digitization. In this post we will review how companies in this vertical can take advantage of cloud computing to transform their business. Cloud computing can deliver value to […]

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Understanding the cost of production in agriculture: How Perennia leverages AWS IoT

What does it truly cost to run an orchard, a vineyard, a farm? How do you take into account all of the inputs from planting, fertilization, irrigation, pest management, harvesting costs, regulatory assessment fees, labor costs, equipment costs, and overhead costs compared to yields and returns? It is an enormous amount of information to keep […]

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Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy

Note: This blog is derived from a Vector/AWS July 27, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Vector, one of New Zealand’s largest energy companies, to jointly develop the New Energy Platform (NEP). Powered by AWS, the NEP is an Internet of Things (IoT) and […]

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The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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