The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

AWS IoT-Driven Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture Needs IoT The current world population of 7.3 billion people is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Around 83 million people are added to the global population each year. This growth must be met by corresponding increases in food production. Compared to current yields, agricultural output would have to grow by at […]

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Setting Up Just-in-Time Provisioning with AWS IoT Core

In an earlier blog post about just-in-time registration of device certificates, we discussed how just-in-time registration (JITR) can be used to activate device certificates and attach policies to the certificates immediately after the device is auto-registered. JITR triggers a registration event. You must create an AWS IoT Core rule to listen for the registration event […]

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Using AWS IoT Core in a Low-Power Application

At AWS, we work closely with customers to assist them in building various types of IoT solutions. We often hear from customers about the need to manage power consumption appropriately in IoT. In this blog post, we’ll discuss one of the options for achieving lower power consumption while connecting to AWS IoT Core. Specifically, we’ll […]

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Using AWS IoT Device Management in a Retail Scenario to Process Order Requests

In this blog post, we will simulate a common business scenario to show you how to use the group policy feature in AWS IoT Device Management. Specifically, we will describe: How to create a hierarchical group structure and assign your IoT devices to different groups. How to publish messages to different IoT devices based on […]

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Using Device Time to Validate AWS IoT Server Certificates

AWS IoT Core supports a wide variety of clients, including browsers running applications built using the AWS IoT Device SDK for JavaScript, smartphones running applications built on the AWS Mobile SDKs, and embedded applications built with the AWS IoT Device SDKs. Each of these environments has different capabilities; some have more memory or faster CPUs […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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