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How to Use Substitution Templates in the Rules Engine to Enrich IoT Messages

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Post by Marcos Ortiz, an AWS Solutions Architect The AWS IoT platform allows you to use substitution templates to augment the JSON data returned when a rule is triggered and AWS IoT performs a rule action. The syntax for a substitution template is ${expression}, where expression can be any expression supported by AWS IoT in SELECT or WHERE clauses. For […]

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Bites of IoT: Creating AWS IoT Rules with AWS CloudFormation

Welcome to another installment in the Bites of IoT blog series. In this bite, we will use AWS CloudFormation, the AWS IoT rules engine, and AWS Lambda to automate the setup and teardown of two AWS IoT rules.  You can use the AWS IoT console to create and edit rules by hand, but in production you might want to […]

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How to route messages from devices to Salesforce IoT Cloud

AWS IoT customers can now route messages from devices directly to Salesforce IoT Cloud with a new AWS IoT Rules Engine Action that requires only configuration. As part of the strategic relationship between AWS and Salesforce, the combination of AWS IoT and Salesforce IoT Cloud allows you to enrich the messages coming from your devices […]

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How AI Will Accelerate IoT Solutions for Enterprise

Artificial intelligence (AI) is going mainstream, which has long-lasting implications for how enterprises build and improve their products and services. As announced at re:Invent 2016, AWS is simplifying artificial intelligence (AI) adoption through three low-cost, cloud-based services built for AI-specific uses cases. Instead of creating proprietary algorithms, data models or machine learning techniques, all levels […]

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Access Cross Account Resources Using the AWS IoT Rules Engine

The AWS IoT platform enables you to connect your internet-enabled devices to the AWS cloud via MQTT/HTTP/Websockets protocol. Once connected, the devices can send data to MQTT topic(s). Data ingested on MQTT topics can be routed into AWS services (like Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Lambda etc.), by configuring rules in AWS IoT […]

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Identify APN Partners to Help You Build Innovative IoT Solutions on AWS

AWS provides essential building blocks to help virtually any company build and deploy an Internet of Things (IoT) solution.  Building on AWS, you have access to a broad array of services including AWS IoT, a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices, and low-cost data […]

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Improved AWS IoT Management Console

For many customers, the management console is the primary tool for interacting with and monitoring AWS IoT. This includes connecting a first device, diving into thing details, finding key resources, and testing with the MQTT client. Over the past year, we received feedback from customers that drove the redesign of a new AWS IoT console […]

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How to Bridge Mosquitto MQTT Broker to AWS IoT

You can connect securely millions of objects to AWS IoT using our AWS SDKs or the AWS IoT Device SDKs. In the context of industrial IoT, objects are usually connected to a gateway for multiple reasons: sensors can be very constrained and not able to directly connect to the cloud, sensors are only capable of […]

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Bites of IoT – Rules Engine and Amazon SNS

Welcome to another installment in the Bites of IoT blog series. In this bite, we will use the AWS IoT rules engine to select and route a message to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). Specifically, we’ll send a text message to a phone number when someone rings a virtual doorbell. Concepts Covered in This […]

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Just-in-Time Registration of Device Certificates on AWS IoT

In an earlier blog post about certificates, we discussed how use-your-own-certificate support in AWS IoT lets customers use device certificates signed and issued by their own certificate authority (CA) to connect and authenticate with AWS IoT. This is an alternative to using certificates generated by AWS IoT. Using your own certificate with AWS IoT is […]

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