The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Monitor AWS IoT connections in near-real time using MQTT LWT

In a connected device, you may need to monitor devices in near-real time to detect error and mitigate actions, Last Will and Testament (LWT) method for MQTT addresses this challenge. LWT is a standard method of MQTT protocol specification that allows to detect abrupt disconnects of devices and to notify other clients about this abrupt […]

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Build IoT web applications using AWS IoT Application Kit

Build IoT web applications using AWS IoT Application Kit

On Mar 1, 2022, we announced AWS IoT Application Kit, an open-source UI components library for IoT application developers. With AWS IoT Application Kit, developers can build rich interactive web applications leveraging data from AWS IoT SiteWise. IoT application developers can deliver customized user experiences like industrial asset monitoring applications using web front-end frameworks like […]

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Edge to Twin: A scalable edge to cloud architecture for digital twins

Are you seeking ways to get an immersive 3D view of your systems and operations to optimize efficiency, increase production, and improve performance? Perhaps you are generating all the data you need from various on-premise systems, but are unsure how to gain access to this information in a living virtual representation. In this blog post, […]

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Creating and deploying a custom AWS IoT SiteWise MQTT connector with AWS IoT Greengrass

Efficiency, uptime, and the minimizing of costs are three of the most important pillars of a successful industrial operation. Understanding the operating state of equipment, overall efficiency of a piece of equipment, or a whole production line – as well as how these affect costs and revenue across multiple sites – requires a complete view […]

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Ingesting and managing data from industrial equipment with AWS IoT SiteWise

AWS IoT SiteWise is a managed service that simplifies collecting, organizing, and analyzing industrial equipment data at scale. With AWS IoT SiteWise, customers can gather data reliably from multiple facilities, structure it, and make it accessible and understandable without developing additional software. With equipment data stored in AWS IoT SiteWise, customers can assess the performance […]

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How to manage IoT device certificate rotation using AWS IoT

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming business operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries. This unlimited opportunity enables business transformation, but if not implemented correctly, it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns, compromising your data and brand. In industrial facilities, OT (Operational Technology) environments are leveraging more IT solutions to improve […]

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How to detect anomalies in device metrics and improve your security posture using AWS IoT Device Defender custom metrics

Introduction IoT applications and devices can be diverse and are used across industries such as utilities, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and consumer electronics. With the exponential growth of IoT devices and the increasing threat landscape, it also means that IoT security needs to be accounted for and designed into the solution from the ground up. AWS […]

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How to remote access devices from a web browser using secure tunneling

Using firewalls is a common way to protect and secure access to IoT devices. Yet, it’s challenging to access and manage devices deployed at remote sites, behind firewalls that block all inbound traffic. Troubleshooting devices can involve sending technicians onsite to connect to those devices. This increases the complexity and the cost of device management. […]

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Strengthening Operational Insights for Industrial Assets with AWS IoT AIML Solution (part 2)

In this two-part blog post, we propose an AWS IoT AI/ML solution to help our industrial customers for efficiently monitoring industrial assets in a scalable manner. Part 1 of the blog shows: How to create an asset simulator with AWS IoT SiteWise; How to create data pipeline to integrate Amazon Lookout for Equipment with AWS […]

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