The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: AWS IoT Core

Architecture for Static IP Addresses for IoT Core Endpoint

Creating static IP addresses and custom domains for AWS IoT Core endpoints

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes services and solutions to monitor and control real world objects, such as industrial equipment, light switches, thermostats, sensors and actuators. AWS offers the AWS IoT Core service that allows such devices to connect to the AWS Cloud. The AWS IoT Message Broker is the central point to securely transmit […]

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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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Build a proof-of-concept IoT solution in under 3 hours with the AWS IoT Device Client

Introduction You may be starting on your IoT journey, or have thousands of devices connected already. Maybe you just built an IoT business application, and want to deploy it to your fleet. You’re looking for a way to build functionality to control, update, monitor, or secure your IoT devices. To guide you through this process […]

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Monitor and visualise building occupancy with AWS IoT Core, Amazon QuickSight and Raspberry Pi

Occupancy monitoring in buildings is a valuable tool across different industries. From healthcare to industrial, and from entertainment to retail, customers are looking for modern and scalable IoT solutions to make practical business decisions. For example, many exhibitions in public art museums employ an open-ended approach, where there is no clear starting or finishing point […]

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Connecting with mobile BLE to AWS IoT Core using FreeRTOS and Nordic nRF52840-DK

As an IoT solution architect, customers often ask me how they can connect to AWS IoT Core (cloud) using a microcontroller unit (MCU). One solution is to use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) as the connection from the MCU to a mobile device; from there, the mobile device connects to the cloud. BLE works for consumer […]

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Securely ingesting large-sized payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud

AWS IoT Core lets you securely ingest payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud at a large scale—supporting billions of devices and trillions of messages. It also lets you process the messages and manage the devices from the cloud reliably and securely. One challenge you may have faced while designing your solution with AWS […]

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Build your pool water temperature monitoring solution with AWS

I live in Toulouse, in the south of France, where the climate is classified as humid subtropical climate (Cfa in the Köppen climate classification). This is why swimming pools are so common here! My household is no exception. But as a geek, I also wanted to monitor the temperature of my swimming pool, consult real-time […]

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Design IoT jobs for rapid large scale device updates with advanced device group target patterns

Customer IoT applications require rapid over the air (OTA) updates to maintain the state of their IoT things. This becomes increasingly important as IoT fleets grow. Jobs for AWS IoT Device Management is a feature to push updates to targeted edge devices. Each job targets devices in static or dynamic AWS IoT thing groups. Static […]

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