The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Using AWS IoT Services for Asset Condition Monitoring

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents an unparalleled opportunity for every industry to address core business challenges, such as reducing downtime, improving safety, increasing system output, reducing operating costs, and creating innovative services and business models. In this blog post, I will show how you can use AWS IoT services to build an asset […]

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Before Developing Real Devices: Exploring a Business Outcome with Simulated Devices

Realize business outcomes with the IoT Device Simulator, AWS IoT Analytics, Amazon QuickSight, Microsoft Power BI, and Tableau Customers often get wrapped up in slower hardware development cycles before they have real, potential business outcomes identified and agreed upon for their business. This post highlights how customers should consider using simulated devices to explore business […]

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Use AWS IoT Device Defender to detect statistical anomalies and to visualize your device security metrics

AWS IoT Device Defender supports your efforts to secure your IoT device fleet. AWS IoT Device Defender Detect establishes a baseline behavior for IoT devices and then identifies devices that do not conform as anomalous. AWS IoT Device Defender Detect operates on security profiles, which are applied to the entire device fleet, or to a […]

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Get Started with the IoT Foundation Series from AWS Training and Certification

The IoT Foundation Series, a new curriculum dedicated to IoT on AWS, is now available online on the AWS Training and Certification website. This curriculum contains self-directed online training classes that are scenario-based and aligned with the library of IoT design patterns called the IoT Atlas and IoT best practices in AWS whitepapers. This curriculum […]

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Announcing the IoT Atlas

Since announcing the availability of AWS IoT in 2015, our conversations with customers have made it clear that long-standing IoT design patterns from mature domains such as as sensor networks, control system architectures, and machine-to-machine networks had to be revised to include cloud development concepts. The IoT Atlas is a collection of IoT designs available […]

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Provision Devices Globally with AWS IoT

Customers are building globally distributed IoT solutions with AWS IoT. A device that connects to AWS IoT must be provisioned in an AWS Region. However, when devices are shipped globally, you don’t know in which AWS IoT Region the device will connect when it starts operation. In this blog post, I will describe a global […]

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Using AWS IoT Analytics to Prepare Data for QuickSight Time-Series Visualizations

Introduction Visualizing IoT data that can vary significantly over short periods of time (seconds) is important for several reasons: exploration and discovery of patterns, assessing trends and cyclicity, as well as observing potential correlations and anomalies. Insightful time-series visualizations can help identify anomalies, raise alerts based on these anomalies, and improve communication between various stakeholders, […]

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Introducing AWS CloudFormation support for AWS IoT Analytics

AWS CloudFormation support for AWS IoT Analytics resources was launched on December 18th, 2018. In this blog post, we introduce conventions for building IoT Analytics projects using CloudFormation and provide an array of sample templates to help you get started. As a refresher, every AWS IoT Analytics project has three required resources for data ingestion, […]

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Machine Learning at the Edge: Using and Retraining Image Classification Models with AWS IoT Greengrass (Part 2)

In part 1 of this blog post, we created an image classification model for a recycling facility’s sorter to identify four beverage containers. We deployed it to our AWS IoT Greengrass Core device using the new AWS IoT Greengrass Image Classification connector. AWS IoT Greengrass connectors, announced at this year’s re:Invent, make it possible for […]

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Real-time metrics with AWS IoT Analytics and Amazon CloudWatch

A question frequently asked by our customers in relation to our AWS IoT Analytics offering, is how to achieve a real-time dashboard of data flowing through IoT Analytics. In this blog, I’ll show you one pattern for achieving real-time metrics by utilizing Amazon CloudWatch and the AWS Lambda activity of a pipeline. I’ve simulated 25 […]

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