The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

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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Digital Twins on AWS: Driving value with L1 Descriptive Digital Twins

In our prior blog, we discussed a definition and framework for Digital Twins consistent with how our customers are using Digital Twins in their applications. In particular, we described a Digital Twin leveling index to help customers understand their use cases and the technologies needed to achieve the business value they are seeking. This Digital […]

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Digital Twins on AWS:  Unlocking business value and outcomes

Every day, we hear from our customers about the desire to implement Digital Twins to improve operations, product offerings, and business value delivered to their own end customers. The concept of twins is not new and dates back to the early days of the space program. The Apollo 13 mission in the 1960s is an […]

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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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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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Your Guide to AWS IoT at Embedded World 2021

Embedded World 2021 is almost here! Embedded World is the place for all things embedded-system technologies and distributed intelligence. This year’s exhibition and conference will be entirely digital, running the week of March 1-5, 2021. In this blog post, we share sessions you won’t want to miss from AWS experts and our AWS Partners as […]

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Volkswagen opens the Industrial Cloud community

Interview with Nihar Patel and Sarah Cooper Together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, Volkswagen is opening up the Industrial Cloud to other companies from the engineering and technology sectors. In an interview, leading managers Nihar Patel (Executive Vice President New Business Development at Volkswagen AG.) and Sarah Cooper (General Manager of […]

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AWS IoT for Industrial Solutions

Industrial IoT – From Condition Based Monitoring to Predictive Quality to digitize your factory with AWS IoT Services

Industrial IoT (IIoT) bridges the gap between industrial equipment and automation networks (usually called OT, Operations Technology) and Information Technology (IT). In IT, use of new technologies such as machine learning, cloud, mobile, and edge computing are becoming commonplace. IIoT brings machines, cloud computing, analytics, and people together to improve performance, productivity, and efficiency of […]

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