The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog
How QuantumCrayon is developing the next generation of technologists in South Africa with AWS IoT EduKit
QuantumCrayon recently ran two educational programs, one with 30 high school students in Gqeberha and another with 75 high school students in Soshanguve. Both of these programs included a curriculum focused on IoT development. As part of the hands-on learning component, students prototyped and demonstrated solutions to tackle challenges in the local minibus taxi industry.
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 […]
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 […]
Learn some of the best practices for keeping your IIoT infrastructure secure using AWS’s multilayered security approach and comprehensive security services and features.
AWS recently announced the general availability of MQTT retained messages for AWS IoT Core. This feature allows you to store a single message per a given MQTT topic for delivery to any current and future topic subscribers. Creating a retained message simply requires setting a retained flag when publishing to let the AWS IoT Core […]
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 […]
AWS IoT Core lets you securely ingest payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud at a large scale—supporting billions of devices and trillions of messages. It also lets you process the messages and manage the devices from the cloud reliably and securely. One challenge you may have faced while designing your 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 […]
Customer IoT applications require rapid over the air (OTA) updates to maintain the state of their IoT things. This becomes increasingly important as IoT fleets grow. Jobs for AWS IoT Device Management is a feature to push updates to targeted edge devices. Each job targets devices in static or dynamic AWS IoT thing groups. Static […]
Learn about a decoupled approach that unlocks device distribution, and see how an AWS customer who manufactures industrial devices and vehicles uses the decoupled approach to more effectively manage and monitor vehicles with AWS IoT.