The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Manufacturing

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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AWS IoT for Industrial Solutions

Industrial IoT – From Condition Based Monitoring to Predictive Quality to digitize your factory with AWS IoT Services

Industrial IoT (IIoT) bridges the gap between industrial equipment and automation networks (usually called OT, Operations Technology) and Information Technology (IT). In IT, use of new technologies such as machine learning, cloud, mobile, and edge computing are becoming commonplace. IIoT brings machines, cloud computing, analytics, and people together to improve performance, productivity, and efficiency of […]

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AWS IoT Events for asset maintenance

Asset Maintenance with AWS IoT services – Predict and respond to potential failures before they impact your business

AWS IoT customers manage a large number of industrial assets which send sensor data to the cloud. The smooth operation of these assets is critical to the productivity of their plants, since any equipment breakdown can lead to unexpected downtime and require expensive recovery maintenance. The ability to predict such failures and respond to them […]

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Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and analyzing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise

Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and analyzing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 3)

Post by Asim Kumar Sasmal, Senior Data Architect in the IoT Global Specialty Practice of AWS Professional Services and Saras Kaul, Senior Product Manager of AWS IoT SiteWise.   [Before reading this post, read Part 1 and Part 2 in the series.] In Part 1 of this series, you learned how to model and ingest data from industrial […]

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Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and analyzing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise

Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and analyzing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 2)

Post by Asim Kumar Sasmal, Senior Data Architect in the IoT Global Specialty Practice of AWS Professional Services and Sourav Chakraborty, Senior Product Manager of AWS IoT SiteWise.   [Before reading this post, read Part 1 in the series.] In Part 1 of this series, you learned how to model and ingest data from industrial sites in a […]

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Converting industrial protocols with AWS IoT Greengrass

Gaining access to sensor data or telemetry of industrial machines is a key requirement for implementing high-value use cases around smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0. For instance, predictive maintenance or automated quality control is not possible without having such data at a high temporal resolution. Given the heterogeneous environment of modern industrial production lines with […]

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Building microcontroller-based IoT applications using HTTPS client in Amazon FreeRTOS

Today, AWS announced general availability for HTTPS client support in Amazon FreeRTOS. Now you can use the HTTP/HTTPS protocol to connect your microcontroller-based IoT devices to AWS IoT Core and download files to those devices. You might want to use HTTPS on your IoT devices running Amazon FreeRTOS for a variety of reasons: To download […]

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Improving industrial safety with video analytics, AWS IoT Core, and AWS IoT Greengrass

Improving industrial safety with video analytics, AWS IoT Core, and AWS IoT Greengrass

Industrial customers are increasingly using the AWS Cloud to meet their targets for predictive quality, predictive maintenance, and asset condition monitoring. For more examples, see the Top Use Cases for Industrial IoT Applications ebook. The first of these, predictive quality, is often strongly correlated with the level of safety in an operating environment. In this […]

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Perform Protocol Conversion at the Edge with AWS Lambda and AWS Greengrass

In industrial automation, you will find dozens of protocols used by devices and PLC vendors: OPC-UA, Modbus TCP, serial, and more. In fact, often in just one facility, it is common to find two similar processes performing the same function with different equipment. AWS Greengrass reduces the operational overhead for businesses to change protocols as […]

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