The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Best Practices

Amazon Key for Business solution with AWS IoT

Building a virtual fob with Amazon Key for Business and AWS IoT

For many people, getting a package delivered from Amazon is painless. However, problems can arise in access-controlled properties such as apartment complexes, condominiums, and businesses. This post tells how an Amazon team developed Amazon Key for Business to address this issue. Overview Amazon strives to make its package delivery process quick and easy for customers. […]

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Determining state in systems with high-frequency updates using AWS IoT Greengrass

Determining state in systems with high-frequency updates using AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS IoT Greengrass extends AWS managed services to edge device systems, providing security, message routing, and local state processing. It also provides a central hub for connectivity with other AWS services using AWS Lambda functions. Some edge systems with multiple devices produce high-frequency updates, such as device shadow updates. It can be difficult to determine […]

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Designing dataflows for multi-schema messages in AWS IoT Analytics

Designing dataflows for multi-schema messages in AWS IoT Analytics

The AWS IoT Analytics platform offers configurable dataflows for processing messages from IoT devices, which can be either uni-schema or multi-schema. When you have billions of messages and millions of IoT devices, you need efficient designs for message-processing dataflows. In this post, you do a deep dive into various aspects of designing dataflows. You learn […]

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Building Edge Solutions on OpenWrt with AWS IoT Greengrass

Hardware and operating systems for edge devices are built and delivered to customers in a wide range of form factors, such as consumer gateways, industrial controllers, and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Original design manufacturers (ODMs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) building commercial off-the-shelf products decide which hardware and software combinations to use. System integrators (SIs) developing […]

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Using AWS IoT Services for Asset Condition Monitoring

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents an unparalleled opportunity for every industry to address core business challenges, such as reducing downtime, improving safety, increasing system output, reducing operating costs, and creating innovative services and business models. In this blog post, I will show how you can use AWS IoT services to build an asset […]

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Before Developing Real Devices: Exploring a Business Outcome with Simulated Devices

Realize business outcomes with the IoT Device Simulator, AWS IoT Analytics, Amazon QuickSight, Microsoft Power BI, and Tableau Customers often get wrapped up in slower hardware development cycles before they have real, potential business outcomes identified and agreed upon for their business. This post highlights how customers should consider using simulated devices to explore business […]

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Get Started with the IoT Foundation Series from AWS Training and Certification

The IoT Foundation Series, a new curriculum dedicated to IoT on AWS, is now available online on the AWS Training and Certification website. This curriculum contains self-directed online training classes that are scenario-based and aligned with the library of IoT design patterns called the IoT Atlas and IoT best practices in AWS whitepapers. This curriculum […]

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Introducing AWS CloudFormation support for AWS IoT Analytics

AWS CloudFormation support for AWS IoT Analytics resources was launched on December 18th, 2018. In this blog post, we introduce conventions for building IoT Analytics projects using CloudFormation and provide an array of sample templates to help you get started. As a refresher, every AWS IoT Analytics project has three required resources for data ingestion, […]

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AWS IoT Device Tester for Amazon FreeRTOS and AWS IoT Device Tester for AWS Greengrass

AWS IoT Device Tester is now available. AWS IoT Device Tester is a Windows/Linux/macOS test automation application that enables silicon vendors and OEMs to easily perform qualification testing to determine if their devices can run Amazon FreeRTOS or AWS IoT Greengrass and interoperate with AWS IoT services. AWS IoT Device Tester produces a test report that serves […]

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Integrating AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass into the Automotive Grade Linux Software Stack

Post by Hitendra Nishar, AWS Solutions Builder Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is an open source project to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for connected vehicles. AGL is building a Linux-based, open software platform that can serve as the de facto industry standard and enable rapid development of new features […]

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