The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Find runtime errors in AWS IoT Events detector models using type checking

Customers use AWS IoT Events detector models to describe equipment states and the events that affect these states. A detector model in AWS IoT Events contains expressions written in the AWS IoT Events expression language. An expression can have one of four primitive data types: integer, string, decimal, or Boolean. By checking your expressions for correct […]

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How QuantumCrayon is developing the next generation of technologists in South Africa with AWS IoT EduKit

QuantumCrayon recently ran two educational programs, one with 30 high school students in Gqeberha and another with 75 high school students in Soshanguve. Both of these programs included a curriculum focused on IoT development. As part of the hands-on learning component, students prototyped and demonstrated solutions to tackle challenges in the local minibus taxi industry.

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Building a scalable IoT system for connected air purifiers on AWS IoT: Blueair (a Unilever company)

Introduction Our homes contain everything from dust, cooking fumes, and chemicals released from paint, furniture, and cleaning agents. Add to that polluted outdoor air making its way into our homes through ventilation, and you’ve got a cocktail of toxins floating around between your four walls. Clean air has proven positive health benefits. It can provide […]

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Monitor and visualise building occupancy with AWS IoT Core, Amazon QuickSight and Raspberry Pi

Occupancy monitoring in buildings is a valuable tool across different industries. From healthcare to industrial, and from entertainment to retail, customers are looking for modern and scalable IoT solutions to make practical business decisions. For example, many exhibitions in public art museums employ an open-ended approach, where there is no clear starting or finishing point […]

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Connecting with mobile BLE to AWS IoT Core using FreeRTOS and Nordic nRF52840-DK

As an IoT solution architect, customers often ask me how they can connect to AWS IoT Core (cloud) using a microcontroller unit (MCU). One solution is to use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) as the connection from the MCU to a mobile device; from there, the mobile device connects to the cloud. BLE works for consumer […]

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Securely ingesting large-sized payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud

AWS IoT Core lets you securely ingest payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud at a large scale—supporting billions of devices and trillions of messages. It also lets you process the messages and manage the devices from the cloud reliably and securely. One challenge you may have faced while designing your solution with AWS […]

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Build your pool water temperature monitoring solution with AWS

I live in Toulouse, in the south of France, where the climate is classified as humid subtropical climate (Cfa in the Köppen climate classification). This is why swimming pools are so common here! My household is no exception. But as a geek, I also wanted to monitor the temperature of my swimming pool, consult real-time […]

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Design IoT jobs for rapid large scale device updates with advanced device group target patterns

Customer IoT applications require rapid over the air (OTA) updates to maintain the state of their IoT things. This becomes increasingly important as IoT fleets grow. Jobs for AWS IoT Device Management is a feature to push updates to targeted edge devices. Each job targets devices in static or dynamic AWS IoT thing groups. Static […]

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