The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Internet of Things

Monitoring your IoT fleet using CloudWatch

Introduction In this blog we will show you how to monitor your IoT (Internet of Things) fleet and alert when conditions reach or exceed normal thresholds that you consider to be normal operational limits. We will go through the steps to setup Amazon CloudWatch dashboards based on AWS IoT metrics, create alarms from metrics, and […]

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Managing Organizational Transformation for Successful OT/IT Convergence

Introduction Industrial organizations are facing a new challenge as they try to merge the traditional physical world (Operational Technology or OT) and the digital world (Information Technology or IT). In our experience, companies who prioritize organizational change management when implementing digital solutions get better results from their investments. This is even more true when building […]

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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 […]

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How Trend Micro improved their velocity and agility using AWS IoT Core Device Advisor

Introduction Developing an IoT device or client can be a significant undertaking. Development efforts, ranging from design, prototyping, testing, quality assurance and more, can take months, if not years. Improving the development velocity and agility is obviously attractive for product cost and time-to-market. However, any acceleration should not compromise on quality, and deliver a device […]

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How to develop distributed IoT applications using the AWS IoT Greengrass PubSub SDK

Introduction IoT applications are synonymous with the Publish / Subscribe (PubSub) model where distributed services communicate via event triggered messages. The PubSub model offers flexibility in design and is well suited to event-driven distributed IoT systems. However, this flexibility puts many design decisions in the hands of the developer that creates dependencies across systems, services […]

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Build a digital twin of your IoT device and monitor real-time sensor data using AWS IoT TwinMaker (Part 2 of 2)

Introduction This post is the second of the series on how to use AWS IoT TwinMaker to create a digital twin of a Raspberry Pi device connected to a sensor that collects temperature and humidity data, and integrate it with an Amazon Managed Grafana dashboard. This allows users to visualize the 3D environment where the […]

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Build a digital twin of your IoT device and monitor real-time sensor data using AWS IoT TwinMaker (Part 1 of 2)

Introduction A digital twin is a living digital representation of a physical system that is dynamically updated to mimic the structure, state, and behavior of the physical system to drive business outcomes. Building one is usually not an easy task – to solve this challenge, we launched a new service, AWS IoT TwinMaker. AWS IoT […]

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Create insights by contextualizing industrial equipment data using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 2)

Introduction In the first part of this blog series Create insights by contextualizing industrial equipment data using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 1) we focused on asset modelling and real-time analytics in AWS IoT SiteWise. We created a dashboard in AWS IoT SiteWise Monitor to get a real-time overview of our furnace heating cycles. But we […]

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Create insights by contextualizing industrial equipment data using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 1)

Introduction More and more customers in the manufacturing industry want to collect data from machines and robots located in different facilities into a centralized AWS cloud-based IoT data lake. But the data produced by industrial equipment is often raw data points like temperature and pressure time series. Feeding those raw data streams directly into your […]

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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 […]

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