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Improving building operational performance with Cognizant 1Facility and AWS IoT TwinMaker

Post also written by Shardul Pradhan and Ramesh Yechangunja from Cognizant Introduction Recent market conditions have stressed the commercial building management market due to the increased cost of construction, reduced occupancy, and increased cost of labor to monitor and maintain buildings. This is fueling the need for smarter and safer buildings. According to research from […]

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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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How QuantumCrayon is developing the next generation of technologists in South Africa with AWS IoT EduKit

QuantumCrayon recently ran two educational programs, one with 30 high school students in Gqeberha and another with 75 high school students in Soshanguve. Both of these programs included a curriculum focused on IoT development. As part of the hands-on learning component, students prototyped and demonstrated solutions to tackle challenges in the local minibus taxi industry.

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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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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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How a major manufacturer manages and monitors industrial devices and vehicles with AWS IoT

Learn about a decoupled approach that unlocks device distribution, and see how an AWS customer who manufactures industrial devices and vehicles uses the decoupled approach to more effectively manage and monitor vehicles with AWS IoT.

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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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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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