The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Manufacturing

Edge to Twin: A scalable edge to cloud architecture for digital twins

Are you seeking ways to get an immersive 3D view of your systems and operations to optimize efficiency, increase production, and improve performance? Perhaps you are generating all the data you need from various on-premise systems, but are unsure how to gain access to this information in a living virtual representation. In this blog post, […]

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Creating and deploying a custom AWS IoT SiteWise MQTT connector with AWS IoT Greengrass

Efficiency, uptime, and the minimizing of costs are three of the most important pillars of a successful industrial operation. Understanding the operating state of equipment, overall efficiency of a piece of equipment, or a whole production line – as well as how these affect costs and revenue across multiple sites – requires a complete view […]

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Strengthening Operational Insights for Industrial Assets with AWS IoT AIML Solution (part 2)

In this two-part blog post, we propose an AWS IoT AI/ML solution to help our industrial customers for efficiently monitoring industrial assets in a scalable manner. Part 1 of the blog shows: How to create an asset simulator with AWS IoT SiteWise; How to create data pipeline to integrate Amazon Lookout for Equipment with AWS […]

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Strengthening Operational Insights for Industrial Assets with AWS IoT AIML Solution (part 1)

Customers that manage and maintain industrial assets strive to keep them functioning as efficiently as possible, which they can do by monitoring and analyzing the health of their assets. Plant operators measure efficiency with key performance indicators (KPIs) like overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) or mean time before failure (MTBF) and act to improve these metrics […]

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How to implement zero trust IoT solutions with AWS IoT

Introduction Zero trust is often misunderstood. It’s not a product but a security model and associated set of architectural principles and patterns. One of the main challenges customers face is determining how zero-trust principles can be applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and how to get started with incorporating zero trust with Amazon Web Services […]

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Improving Product Quality with Cognizant APEx 2.0 and AWS IoT SiteWise Edge

Introduction Conditions created by COVID-19 stressed supply chains around the world, while exponentially increasing demand for certain products such as personal protective equipment (PPE) overnight. As a result, manufacturers globally are seeking creative solutions to boost their production output. Often, the fastest way to boost output is not by adding additional capacity, but by reducing […]

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Secondary sensing and actuation for factories using AWS IoT and CloudRail Gateways

Post also contributed by Felix Kollmar, Co-Founder and CEO of CloudRail. Introduction Smart Manufacturing applications such as condition monitoring, predictive analytics, and predictive quality require real-time, granular, rich, and easily accessible process data. Manufacturing uses a hierarchical structure of systems, commonly referred to as the ISA-95 automation pyramid. The two lower layers of the pyramid […]

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Volkswagen opens the Industrial Cloud community

Interview with Nihar Patel and Sarah Cooper Together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, Volkswagen is opening up the Industrial Cloud to other companies from the engineering and technology sectors. In an interview, leading managers Nihar Patel (Executive Vice President New Business Development at Volkswagen AG.) and Sarah Cooper (General Manager of […]

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Connecting disparate industrial systems to AWS using Ignition Edge

Connecting disparate industrial systems to AWS using Ignition Edge

Enabling operational data connectivity to AWS IoT Greengrass seamlessly extends AWS to the edge to provide tools to act locally on the OT data, while still using the cloud for management, analytics, and durable storage. With AWS IoT Greengrass and the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission module on the Ignition platform from Inductive Automation, industrial data […]

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