The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Amazon API Gateway

Implementing time-critical cloud-to-device IoT message patterns on AWS IoT Core

Introduction Widely adopted Internet of Things (IoT) communication standards for device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device are typically asynchronous, enabling event-driven patterns to ensure resilience, cost savings, and failure tolerance. However, customers across industries need to enable synchronous communication patterns to ensure time-critical logic in their edge devices. Automotive manufacturers, for example, want their connected vehicles to be […]

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How commercial IoT providers can build dynamic rules for real-time insights on AWS

This blog post introduces a real case from a world-class commercial IoT service provider that uses AWS IoT to run its telemetry data analytics business that fulfills diverse and real-time data analysis requirements for clients. The key challenge the business faced was ingesting telemetry data in different formats to AWS IoT and generating real-time data […]

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Scaling for Complexity – Architecting for Performant Embedded Devices at the Edge – Part 2

The following is a survey paper, published and presented to the Academic Congress of Embedded World 2022 at Nuremberg, Germany on June 21st 2022. Part 1 – Scaling for Complexity – Architecting for Performant Embedded Devices at the Edge – Part 1 Provisioning Layer The provisioning layer of your IoT workloads consists of the Public Key […]

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Scaling for Complexity – Architecting for Performant Embedded Devices at the Edge – Part 1

The following is a survey paper, published and presented to the Academic Congress of Embedded World 2022 at Nuremberg, Germany on June 21st 2022. Abstract Embedded edge devices with multi-sensor data sources are proliferating at an accelerating rate. Devices must be designed, manufactured, installed, connected, and controlled through seven distinct logical layers to securely connect […]

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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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This image shows how the customer leverages AWS IoT Device Management to securely manage their fleet of connected refrigerators

Connecting home appliances with a smart home solution built on AWS in the AWS China Region

This blog post introduces how the manufacturers of home appliances can use AWS Services to build and maintain their smart home solutions. These solutions are both the platforms that power their connected products as well as the applications consumers use to control those products. This blog post illustrates a real use case from a customer […]

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Voice Enable Devices with AWS IoT and Amazon Alexa

Implement a Connected Building with Amazon Alexa and AWS IoT

This post covers the use case of an organization creating voice-enabled features for its customers. The example use case is building a smart hotel environment that allows hotel guests and employees to use voice commands to control devices within hotel rooms. Throughout this post, we focus on the integration between Amazon Alexa, Amazon API Gateway, […]

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Amazon Key for Business solution with AWS IoT

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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Provision Devices Globally with AWS IoT

Customers are building globally distributed IoT solutions with AWS IoT. A device that connects to AWS IoT must be provisioned in an AWS Region. However, when devices are shipped globally, you don’t know in which AWS IoT Region the device will connect when it starts operation. In this blog post, I will describe a global […]

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Ensure Secure Communication with AWS IoT Core Using the Certificate Vending Machine Reference Application

X.509 certificates are used to ensure secure communication between IoT devices and AWS IoT Core. Devices use these certificates to connect to AWS IoT Core using TLS mutual authentication. AWS IoT Core uses TLS mutual authentication to encrypt data as it moves between AWS IoT Core and other devices or other AWS services. A X.509 certificate […]

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