The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Ingesting Data from S3 by Using BatchPutMessage, AWS Lambda, and Amazon Kinesis

AWS IoT Analytics is a fully managed service that you can use to query and generate insights about your IoT data. You might want to use AWS IoT Analytics on data that is not being sent to the AWS IoT Core message broker. By using the AWS IoT Analytics BatchPutMessage API, you can ingest data directly into […]

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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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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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Screenshot of the temperature history panel completely configured.

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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Figure 1: Reference architecture of a migration using Custom Domains for IoT Core

Migrating connected device fleets to AWS with Custom Domains for AWS IoT Core

Introduction AWS launched Configurable Endpoints with Custom Domains for AWS IoT Core, a new capability that allows customers to customize the behavior of their AWS IoT Core data endpoints with custom domain names. Custom Domains enable customers to register their original custom domain names and associated server certificates to their AWS IoT Core endpoints. This […]

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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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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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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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