The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Internet of Things

Introducing AWS IoT ExpressLink, making it faster and easier to develop secure IoT devices

Introduction Developing and deploying secure IoT products can be challenging. It can often take months, or even years to connect a product securely to the cloud in a way that is scalable and easy to maintain for the life of the product. Today, IoT products require developers to handle a complex software stack and master […]

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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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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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AWS IoT Greengrass now supports the Windows operating system

Introduction Microsoft Windows is a common operating system for devices used in industrial automation. Customers using AWS IoT Greengrass have been restricted to Linux based devices until now. Today we are excited to announce native Windows support for AWS IoT Greengrass v2. This will allow customers to leverage AWS IoT Greengrass on their Windows based […]

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Ingesting Data from S3 by Using BatchPutMessage, AWS Lambda, and Amazon Kinesis

AWS IoT Analytics is a fully managed service that you can use to query and generate insights about your IoT data. You might want to use AWS IoT Analytics on data that is not being sent to the AWS IoT Core message broker. By using the AWS IoT Analytics BatchPutMessage API, you can ingest data directly into […]

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Find runtime errors in AWS IoT Events detector models using type checking

Customers use AWS IoT Events detector models to describe equipment states and the events that affect these states. A detector model in AWS IoT Events contains expressions written in the AWS IoT Events expression language. An expression can have one of four primitive data types: integer, string, decimal, or Boolean. By checking your expressions for correct […]

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How QuantumCrayon is developing the next generation of technologists in South Africa with AWS IoT EduKit

QuantumCrayon recently ran two educational programs, one with 30 high school students in Gqeberha and another with 75 high school students in Soshanguve. Both of these programs included a curriculum focused on IoT development. As part of the hands-on learning component, students prototyped and demonstrated solutions to tackle challenges in the local minibus taxi industry.

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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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