The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

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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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Monitoring your gauges on the factory floor with AWS IoT Things Graph

One of the common challenges that many industrial customers face is that they have sources of information that are visual and cannot be easily captured in a digital format. These data sources can be critical in understanding the overall status of the industrial operations. In this post, we will demonstrate how to build and customize […]

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This image shows the general solution architecture for setting up AWS IoT Device Management Fleet Hub

Get Started with Fleet Hub for AWS IoT Device Management

There are billions of devices in homes, factories, oil wells, hospitals, cars, and thousands of other places–which means there are billions of devices to monitor and manage. AWS IoT helps customers in all industries effectively manage their device fleets, and can reliably scale to billions of devices and trillions of messages. Companies often rely on […]

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A diagram of an IoT solution built with AWS Partner solutions and AWS services to monitor and visualize the state of three water pumps controlled by Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Part 2/2: Building Reliable IoT Device Software Using AWS IoT Core Device Advisor

This post was co-written by David Walters, Sr Partner Solutions Architect, AWS IoT, and Pavan Kumar Bhat, Sr. Technical Product Manager, AWS IoT Device Ecosystem. Introduction This is the second blog in a two-part series. In the first blog, I explained the importance of testing IoT devices and how AWS IoT Core Device Advisor works. […]

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AWS IoT Core Device Advisor How it works diagram

Part 1/2: Building Reliable IoT Device Software Using AWS IoT Core Device Advisor

This post was co-written by David Walters, Sr Partner Solutions Architect, AWS IoT, and Pavan Kumar Bhat, Sr. Technical Product Manager, AWS IoT Device Ecosystem. Introduction Internet of Things (IoT) devices that fail to connect to the internet reliably or are vulnerable to security threats can be catastrophic to IoT device makers. An unreliable IoT […]

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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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This image displays the architecture of the integration between AWS IoT Greengrass V2 and NVIDIA Jetson modules.

Using AWS IoT Greengrass Version 2 with Amazon SageMaker Neo and NVIDIA DeepStream Applications

AWS IoT Greengrass Version 2 was released for general availability during re:Invent 2020. AWS IoT Greengrass is an Internet of Things (IoT) open source edge runtime and cloud service that helps you build, deploy, and manage device software. Customers use AWS IoT Greengrass for their IoT applications on millions of devices in homes, factories, vehicles, […]

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