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Category: Internet of Things

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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Improving Product Quality with Cognizant APEx 2.0 and AWS IoT SiteWise Edge

Introduction Conditions created by COVID-19 stressed supply chains around the world, while exponentially increasing demand for certain products such as personal protective equipment (PPE) overnight. As a result, manufacturers globally are seeking creative solutions to boost their production output. Often, the fastest way to boost output is not by adding additional capacity, but by reducing […]

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Register Now for Alexa Live 2021 to Invent the Future of Ambient Computing—Together

Consumers are increasingly turning to AI assistants such as Amazon Alexa to control other devices in their home and automate simple, monotonous tasks. As such, AWS customers building smart consumers products are increasingly added Alexa voice to their devices, either by ensuring their devices Work With Alexa or have Alexa Built-in. For example, AWS IoT […]

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Choose the right AWS video service for your use case

Today, customers rely on video enabled data, audio data and time-encoded data for many use cases, including live streaming, home security, video on demand, predictive maintenance in industrial settings or doing peer video chats at work. Many organizations and consumers are embracing video enabled technology to improve their professional and personal interactions. The result is […]

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Reference architecture of an AWS IoT Greengrass device communicating with local client devices and AWS

Implementing Local Client Devices with AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS IoT Greengrass is an open source edge runtime and cloud service that helps you build, deploy, and manage device software at the edge. AWS IoT Greengrass Version 2.2.0 now includes support for local clients and devices (client devices) to locally connect to an AWS IoT Greengrass Core using MQTT. Client devices can securely send […]

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Secondary sensing and actuation for factories using AWS IoT and CloudRail Gateways

Post also contributed by Felix Kollmar, Co-Founder and CEO of CloudRail. Introduction Smart Manufacturing applications such as condition monitoring, predictive analytics, and predictive quality require real-time, granular, rich, and easily accessible process data. Manufacturing uses a hierarchical structure of systems, commonly referred to as the ISA-95 automation pyramid. The two lower layers of the pyramid […]

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AWS is How LG Creates Better Customer Experiences

“AWS is how”: LG Electronics makes life good with smarter, happier homes

The dream of creating a smart home, where all appliances and electronics could be controlled from a central computer hub, began to take shape in 1965, when a Westinghouse engineer, Jim Sutherland, developed the first home computer, the ECHO IV. Sutherland integrated the ECHO IV into his home’s electronic systems, and he and his family […]

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