The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Best Practices

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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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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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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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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Diagram showingthe IoT Lens for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Build an AWS IoT Well-Architected environment with the IoT Lens

There are an estimated 31 billion IoT devices in 2020, and this is expected to increase to 75 billion by 2025 according to Security Today. You may be starting on your IoT journey or have hundreds of thousands of devices connected and want to improve your architecture and reduce your cost. To guide you through […]

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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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Unlock the value of embedded security IP to build secure IoT products at scale

Introduction IoT product development crosses several domains of expertise from embedded design to communication protocols and cloud computing. Because of this complexity “end-to-end” or “edge-to-cloud” IoT security is becoming a challenging concept in the industry. Edge in many cases refers to the device as a single element in the edge-to-cloud chain. But the device must […]

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AWS IoT for Industrial Solutions

Industrial IoT – From Condition Based Monitoring to Predictive Quality to digitize your factory with AWS IoT Services

Industrial IoT (IIoT) bridges the gap between industrial equipment and automation networks (usually called OT, Operations Technology) and Information Technology (IT). In IT, use of new technologies such as machine learning, cloud, mobile, and edge computing are becoming commonplace. IIoT brings machines, cloud computing, analytics, and people together to improve performance, productivity, and efficiency of […]

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Improving the management and security of your AWS IoT resources with tagging

Improving the management and security of your AWS IoT resources with tagging

Solution providers operating environments such as smart building, utilities, manufacturing systems, and connected products offer business-to-business services often based on IoT platforms deployed in multitenant deployments. Securely managing those resources by use case, types, locations and by tenants can sometime be hard. Creating hierarchical grouping of things is a common pattern, but it does not […]

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