The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Technical How-to

MQTT with TLS client authentication on port 443: Why it is useful and how it works

The AWS IoT Core service now allows you to connect devices using MQTT with TLS client authentication on port 443.  Previously this combination of protocol and authentication mechanism was only supported on port 8883.  So what’s the big deal? Read on to learn more about how this feature makes it easier to connect your devices […]

Advancing Maintenance Maturity of Distributed IoT Applications with AWS Greengrass and AWS Step Functions

Shane Baldacchino is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. Customers have been asking how compute at the edge can be coupled with AWS services to advance maintenance maturity in their organization. In this blog post, we will examine maintenance maturity through the lens of something very common: elevators. We will show how you can […]

Deploy Fleets Easily with AWS IoT Device Management Services

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) offers the potential for data acquisition and digital interaction in areas previously inaccessible at an unprecedented scale. The magnitude of this opportunity affects individuals, organizations, and governments in many different ways. In manufacturing, for example, many makers of existing products are racing to integrate connected features into their offerings […]

Building Connected Vehicle Solutions on the AWS Cloud

In response to massive technological changes that are transforming the global automotive industry, the AWS Solutions team has developed the AWS Connected Vehicle solution in order to address the industry’s need for scalability, security, and flexibility when connecting products and services for next-generation vehicles. This reference architecture is designed in accordance with AWS best practices, […]

How to Use Substitution Templates in the Rules Engine to Enrich IoT Messages

Post by Marcos Ortiz, an AWS Solutions Architect The AWS IoT platform allows you to use substitution templates to augment the JSON data returned when a rule is triggered and AWS IoT performs a rule action. The syntax for a substitution template is ${expression}, where expression can be any expression supported by AWS IoT in SELECT or WHERE clauses. For […]

Samsung Selects AWS IoT for Cloud Print with Help from ClearScale

Background ClearScale was founded in 2011, with a focus on delivering best-of-breed cloud systems integration, application development, and managed services. We are an AWS Premier Consulting Partner with competencies in Migration, DevOps, Marketing & Commerce, Big Data, and Mobile. Our experienced engineers, architects, and developers are all certified or accredited by AWS. We have a […]

How to route messages from devices to Salesforce IoT Cloud

AWS IoT customers can now route messages from devices directly to Salesforce IoT Cloud with a new AWS IoT Rules Engine Action that requires only configuration. As part of the strategic relationship between AWS and Salesforce, the combination of AWS IoT and Salesforce IoT Cloud allows you to enrich the messages coming from your devices […]

Understanding the AWS IoT Security Model

According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential for data generation across the roughly 21 billion endpoints expected to be in use in 2020(1). Internet of Things (IoT) devices in use. Its easy to get excited about this rapid growth and envisage a future where the digital world extends further into our […]

Connect your devices to AWS IoT using the Sigfox network

Connectivity is a key element to evaluate when designing IoT systems as it will weigh heavily on the performance, capabilities, autonomy of battery powered objects, and cost of the overall solution. There is no one network that fits all scenarios which is why AWS partners with many different network providers. By partnering, you can then […]