The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

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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 […]

How to convert and compress OBJ models to GLTF for use with AWS IoT TwinMaker

Introduction Trying to get started with AWS IoT TwinMaker and need to convert your OBJ file to glTF? Perhaps you have performed a point cloud scan of your environment with Matterport and it’s not clear how you can import the Matterpak bundle into AWS IoT TwinMaker. In this blog, you will apply a model conversion […]

Connected vehicles telemetry – Processing Protobuf messages with AWS IoT Core

Introduction In connect vehicles applications, telemetry data is usually very extensive, containing structure and unstructured data. To send data over to the Cloud you can use Protocol Buffers (Protobuf – binary format). Protobuf provides the application with an efficient yet well structured compressing mechanism. The built-in protocol documentation makes data serialization and deserialization more manageable […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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How KAMAX connected their industrial machines to AWS in hours instead of weeks

This post was co-authored by Praveen Rao, Principal GTM leader, Mfg and Supply Chain at AWS; Adrian Weiss, Product Manager and Senior Data Scientist at nexineer; Nicolas Byl, Director Software Engineering at nexineer; Jill Mannaioni, Vice President Americas at CloudRail; and Philip Weber, Senior Partner Manager, EMEA and APJ at CloudRail. Every manufacturing customer these […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]