The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

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Digital Twins on AWS: Driving value with L1 Descriptive Digital Twins

In our prior blog, we discussed a definition and framework for Digital Twins consistent with how our customers are using Digital Twins in their applications. In particular, we described a Digital Twin leveling index to help customers understand their use cases and the technologies needed to achieve the business value they are seeking. This Digital […]

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Digital Twins on AWS:  Unlocking business value and outcomes

Every day, we hear from our customers about the desire to implement Digital Twins to improve operations, product offerings, and business value delivered to their own end customers. The concept of twins is not new and dates back to the early days of the space program. The Apollo 13 mission in the 1960s is an […]

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How to convert CAD assets to glTF for use with AWS IoT TwinMaker

Customers often have existing 3D CAD (Computer-aided Design) assets that they would like to use with AWS IoT TwinMaker. CAD files are either proprietary formats optimized for use in proprietary applications or interchange formats designed for moving CAD data from one application to another. They are not usually compatible with realtime WebGL viewports like those […]

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Improving building operational performance with Cognizant 1Facility and AWS IoT TwinMaker

Post also written by Shardul Pradhan and Ramesh Yechangunja from Cognizant Introduction Recent market conditions have stressed the commercial building management market due to the increased cost of construction, reduced occupancy, and increased cost of labor to monitor and maintain buildings. This is fueling the need for smarter and safer buildings. According to research from […]

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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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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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How a major manufacturer manages and monitors industrial devices and vehicles with AWS IoT

Learn about a decoupled approach that unlocks device distribution, and see how an AWS customer who manufactures industrial devices and vehicles uses the decoupled approach to more effectively manage and monitor vehicles with AWS IoT.

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Detect scene changes in remote areas with AWS IoT Events and Amazon SageMaker

Organizations with large numbers of assets need to monitor their physical and operational health, in order to detect issues and act upon them. This post covers the use case of a fictitious industrial organization AcmeDrone that uses drone devices to inspect assets periodically such as infrastructure components like valves, oil/gas pipelines or power transmission lines, […]

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AWS is How LG Creates Better Customer Experiences

“AWS is how”: LG Electronics makes life good with smarter, happier homes

The dream of creating a smart home, where all appliances and electronics could be controlled from a central computer hub, began to take shape in 1965, when a Westinghouse engineer, Jim Sutherland, developed the first home computer, the ECHO IV. Sutherland integrated the ECHO IV into his home’s electronic systems, and he and his family […]

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