The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Using AWS IoT to Create a Smart Home Water-Monitoring Solution

2018 saw the fourth year of drought and the worst in recorded history for the city of Cape Town, South Africa. “Day zero” was a term coined by the city for the day when they would have to turn the water off for citizens. Fortunately, “day zero” was never realized, and Cape Town didn’t go […]

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AWS Makes It Easier for Embedded Developers to Build IoT Applications with Additional Preconfigured Examples for FreeRTOS on Armv8-M Architectures

FreeRTOS is a real-time operating system for small, low-power devices. AWS maintains stewardship of the FreeRTOS kernel, a free and open operating system for microcontrollers that embedded developers have trusted and evolved for more than fifteen years. In the eighteen months that AWS has maintained the FreeRTOS project, we’ve updated it to use an MIT […]

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How to Install a Face Recognition Model at the Edge with AWS IoT Greengrass

Editor Note: This post is co-authored by Gong Xinyue, one of Global Accounts Solution Architects. You might already know how to use AWS IoT Core and AWS IoT Greengrass for remote device communication and control. With AWS IoT Greengrass Machine Learning (ML) Inference, you can run machine learning models on your local devices without any […]

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Connecting Disparate Industrial Devices and Applications from the Plant Floor to AWS Using KEPServerEX

When managing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) data, it can be challenging to collect and send this data to the cloud for processing and advanced analytics (for example, to predict quality or equipment failure). There might be many different devices on a manufacturing floor, each with its own protocol. In this blog post, we discuss […]

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Deploy AWS IoT Greengrass as a Snap to Your Edge Devices

Canonical and AWS have collaborated to offer AWS IoT Greengrass as snap, a containerized software package that can run on a variety of Linux distributions. The combination of AWS IoT Greengrass and Ubuntu Core provides IoT developers with a fast path from development to production for their secure device. The AWS IoT Greengrass snap, available […]

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Automating Security Remediation Using AWS IoT Device Defender

An IoT solution requires managing a large number of devices, usually hundreds of thousands or millions. When you start to work at a large scale, you need to keep your fleet protected by continuously checking if it is following security best practices. It can be challenging for organizations to audit all devices and automatically remediate […]

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Your Guide to AWS IoT at NVIDIA GTC 2019

NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2019 is almost here! We don’t want you to miss any IoT content, so in this blog post we’ll share some technical demonstrations that show how emerging technologies, including IoT, edge computing, AI and machine learning, and robotics, will shape our world. In the AWS Booth (#1221) Anomaly Detection in […]

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Getting started with AWS IoT Device Defender

Your fleet of IoT devices has diverse capabilities, is long lived, and is geographically distributed. These characteristics coupled with the growing number of connected devices raise questions about how to address security risks. Many devices have limited compute ability, memory, and storage capabilities, which restrict opportunities for security. Despite existing protections like device identity management […]

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