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Category: AWS IoT Events

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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Detect scene changes in remote areas with AWS IoT Events and Amazon SageMaker

Organizations with large numbers of assets need to monitor their physical and operational health, in order to detect issues and act upon them. This post covers the use case of a fictitious industrial organization AcmeDrone that uses drone devices to inspect assets periodically such as infrastructure components like valves, oil/gas pipelines or power transmission lines, […]

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Data ingestion using AWS Step Functions, AWS IoT Events, and AWS IoT Analytics

A key trend we observe with industrial IoT projects is that new industrial equipment come with out-of-the-box cloud connectivity and allow near real-time processing of sensor data. This makes it possible to immediately generate KPIs allowing to monitor those equipment closely and to optimize their performance. However, a lot of industrial IoT data is still […]

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Real-time monitoring of industrial equipment using Alarms in AWS IoT SiteWise

Introduction The Alarms feature in AWS IoT SiteWise allows you to set up, visualize, and manage rule-based alerts for devices, equipment, and processes. You can receive alerts via SMS or email in near-real time when equipment data breaches thresholds, allowing operations teams to take timely actions to reduce unplanned equipment downtime. AWS IoT SiteWise Alarms […]

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Figure showing the results from analyzing the detector model in the AWS IoT Events console. The results include a warning for data types used in your detector model. The warning message is "Incompatible data types [Boolean, String] used with $variable.resetMe. This may lead to a runtime error."

How to troubleshoot an AWS IoT Events detector model

AWS IoT Events is a managed service that makes it easy to detect and respond to events from IoT devices. The detector model in AWS IoT Events monitors equipment for events and triggers actions. Finding issues with the detector model before its use is crucial. This blog introduces a troubleshooting feature to find issues with your detector model without using it.

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How Genie® (a Terex® brand) improved paint quality using AWS IoT SiteWise

Post by David McClellan, P.E., Engineering Manager and Jason Crozier, Cloud Architect at Terex. Genie®, a Terex® Brand, is a global manufacturer of lifting and material handling products and services delivering lifecycle solutions that maximize customer return on investment. In this post, we discuss how Genie used an AWS IoT SiteWise based solution to ingest, […]

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Monitor IoT device geolocation with AWS IoT Events

Organizations with large numbers of IoT devices need efficient solutions to track events occurring across multiple devices, in order to identify operational issues and act upon them. This post covers the use case of a fictitious organization AcmeTracker that offers services to track the geolocation of a wide suite of assets (such as vehicles), by […]

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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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AWS IoT SiteWise Overview

Collecting, organizing, monitoring, and analyzing industrial data at scale using AWS IoT SiteWise (Part 1)

Post by Saras Kaul, Senior Product Manager of IoT SiteWise, Asim Kumar Sasmal, Senior Data Architect, and Mark Gilbert, Senior Consultant in the IoT Global Specialty Practice of AWS Professional Services.   Industrial customers have been looking for a secure, cost-effective, and reliable field-to-cloud solution that does the following: Ingests all their data from hundreds of industrial sites that […]

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