The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and visualizing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 2)

Post by Asim Kumar Sasmal, Senior Data Architect, and Mark Gilbert, Senior Consultant in the IoT Global Specialty Practice of AWS Professional Services   [Before reading this post, read Part 1 in the series.] In Part 1 of this series, you saw how to ingest data from industrial sites in a secure, cost-effective, and reliable manner using […]

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Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and visualizing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 1)

Post by Asim Kumar Sasmal, Senior Data Architect, and Mark Gilbert, Senior Consultant in the IoT Global Specialty Practice of AWS Professional Services   Industrial IoT customers need a secure, cost-effective, and reliable end-to-end field-to-cloud solution that does the following: Ingests all their data from hundreds of industrial sites that have tens of thousands of PLCs/sensors. […]

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Building microcontroller-based IoT applications using HTTPS client in Amazon FreeRTOS

Today, AWS announced general availability for HTTPS client support in Amazon FreeRTOS. Now you can use the HTTP/HTTPS protocol to connect your microcontroller-based IoT devices to AWS IoT Core and download files to those devices. You might want to use HTTPS on your IoT devices running Amazon FreeRTOS for a variety of reasons: To download […]

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Long-term support (LTS) for Amazon FreeRTOS

AWS intends to provide long-term support (LTS) releases with Amazon FreeRTOS. We are communicating this intent before the first LTS release of Amazon FreeRTOS so that you can incorporate this information into your project planning. Device manufacturers adopting embedded OS solutions for their IoT projects consider software development life cycle implications from initial development through […]

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Ten security golden rules for IoT solutions

The Internet of Things (IoT) solutions help transform your operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries and uses. That unlimited opportunity brings excitement, but it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns. To protect customers, devices, and companies, every IoT solution should start and end with security.  The best IoT security solution offers […]

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Building a virtual fob with Amazon Key for Business and AWS IoT

For many people, getting a package delivered from Amazon is painless. However, problems can arise in access-controlled properties such as apartment complexes, condominiums, and businesses. This post tells how an Amazon team developed Amazon Key for Business to address this issue. Overview Amazon strives to make its package delivery process quick and easy for customers. […]

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Improving industrial safety with video analytics, AWS IoT Core, and AWS IoT Greengrass

Industrial customers are increasingly using the AWS Cloud to meet their targets for predictive quality, predictive maintenance, and asset condition monitoring. For more examples, see the Top Use Cases for Industrial IoT Applications ebook. The first of these, predictive quality, is often strongly correlated with the level of safety in an operating environment. In this […]

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Announcing Mitigation Actions for AWS IoT Device Defender

There’s a new way for you to act on information discovered by AWS IoT Device Defender audits. Now you can create mitigation actions for audit results that automate a response to alerts from an audit. AWS IoT Device Defender customers often say that it’s invaluable for how AWS gives them visibility into potential malicious device […]

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Determining state in systems with high-frequency updates using AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS IoT Greengrass extends AWS managed services to edge device systems, providing security, message routing, and local state processing. It also provides a central hub for connectivity with other AWS services using AWS Lambda functions. Some edge systems with multiple devices produce high-frequency updates, such as device shadow updates. It can be difficult to determine […]

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Designing dataflows for multi-schema messages in AWS IoT Analytics

The AWS IoT Analytics platform offers configurable dataflows for processing messages from IoT devices, which can be either uni-schema or multi-schema. When you have billions of messages and millions of IoT devices, you need efficient designs for message-processing dataflows. In this post, you do a deep dive into various aspects of designing dataflows. You learn […]

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