The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Internet of Things

Detect anomalies on connected devices using AWS IoT Device Defender

We often see security breaches depicted in media and popular culture. In the HBO series Silicon Valley, a compromised refrigerator is used by hacker Gilfoyle to run a malicious piece of software. The reality of connected devices isn’t very different from this fictitious scenario. The compromised refrigerator can send consumer data to unauthorized endpoints. Connected […]

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How AWS IoT Core is Helping Customers Navigate the Upcoming Distrust of Symantec Certificate Authorities

NOTE: This blog post describes important public key infrastructure (PKI) issues related to browser and mobile application connectivity to AWS IoT Core. For information about public key certificates and TLS, see Chain of Trust and Certificate Authorities in High Performance Browser Networking. Overview Google, Apple, and Mozilla have announced that, starting October, 2018, they will […]

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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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Ensure Secure Communication with AWS IoT Core Using the Certificate Vending Machine Reference Application

X.509 certificates are used to ensure secure communication between IoT devices and AWS IoT Core. Devices use these certificates to connect to AWS IoT Core using TLS mutual authentication. AWS IoT Core uses TLS mutual authentication to encrypt data as it moves between AWS IoT Core and other devices or other AWS services. A X.509 certificate […]

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Using AWS IoT for Predictive Maintenance

The interest in machine learning for industrial and manufacturing use cases on the edge is growing. Manufacturers need to know when a machine is about to fail so they can better plan for maintenance. For example, as a manufacturer, you might have a machine that is sensitive to various temperature, velocity, or pressure changes. When […]

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Using Chainer Neural Network Framework with AWS Greengrass ML Inference

Starting today, Greengrass ML inference includes a pre-built Chainer package for all devices powered by Intel Atom, NVIDIA Jetson TX2, and Raspberry Pi. So, you don’t have to build and configure the ML framework for your devices from scratch. With this launch, we now provide pre-built packages for three popular machine learning frameworks including TensorFlow, […]

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How M3 Health Used AWS IoT 1-Click to Improve Healthcare Delivery

M3 Health is a strategic technology partner serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. With almost 20 years of experience developing and delivering innovative technology solutions, they enable their clients to better engage their audience, and solve the challenges they face to improve communications, drive sales, and ensure customer loyalty. When they decided to create […]

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How to Implement MQTT with TLS Client Authentication on Port 443 from Client Devices (Python)

Application Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN) is an extension to TLS that enables clients connecting to a TLS server to pass an extra parameter, known as a ProtocolNameList. The ProtocolNameList is a preference-ordered list of the application protocols that the client would like to use to communicate. AWS IoT Core now allows you to connect devices […]

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