The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Improved AWS IoT Management Console

For many customers, the management console is the primary tool for interacting with and monitoring AWS IoT. This includes connecting a first device, diving into thing details, finding key resources, and testing with the MQTT client. Over the past year, we received feedback from customers that drove the redesign of a new AWS IoT console […]

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How to Bridge Mosquitto MQTT Broker to AWS IoT

You can connect securely millions of objects to AWS IoT using our AWS SDKs or the AWS IoT Device SDKs. In the context of industrial IoT, objects are usually connected to a gateway for multiple reasons: sensors can be very constrained and not able to directly connect to the cloud, sensors are only capable of […]

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Bites of IoT – Rules Engine and Amazon SNS

Welcome to another installment in the Bites of IoT blog series. In this bite, we will use the AWS IoT rules engine to select and route a message to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). Specifically, we’ll send a text message to a phone number when someone rings a virtual doorbell. Concepts Covered in This […]

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Just-in-Time Registration of Device Certificates on AWS IoT

In an earlier blog post about certificates, we discussed how use-your-own-certificate support in AWS IoT lets customers use device certificates signed and issued by their own certificate authority (CA) to connect and authenticate with AWS IoT. This is an alternative to using certificates generated by AWS IoT. Using your own certificate with AWS IoT is […]

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Bites of IoT – Introduction

Welcome to Bites of IoT, the first post in a series designed to introduce developers to AWS IoT. In this first bite, we’ll set up a very simple client that can create things in AWS IoT, send messages to those things, subscribe to topics to receive messages from things, and then clean up. The client […]

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Anomaly Detection Using AWS IoT and AWS Lambda

One of the biggest benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) is the ability to get contextual insight from sensor data. Before you analyze sensor data, you may want to remove anomalies. Sometimes, though, you may want to analyze the anomalies or at least be notified of their presence. In this blog post, we will […]

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Introducing AWS IoT Device SDKs for Java and Python

We are proud to announce two new device SDKs for AWS IoT – the AWS IoT SDK for Java and the AWS IoT SDK for Python. These SDKs add to those already available for AWS IoT: Embedded C with porting guide JavaScript/Node.js Arduino Yún iOS (part of AWS Mobile SDK and samples for iOS) Android (part of […]

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Device Simulation with AWS IoT and AWS Lambda

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The AWS IoT platform enables you to connect your devices and build scalable Internet of Things solutions with the breadth of Amazon Web Services. When shopping for a new tool, many developers want to be able to test-drive options before making a choice. When evaluating an IoT solution, it’s not practical to do so at […]

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Archive AWS IoT Device Shadows in Amazon Elasticsearch Service

In AWS IoT, you can create a device shadow (sometimes referred to as a thing shadow) that will be used as a communication layer between your mobile/cloud application and your devices connected to AWS IoT. The shadow is a persistent, virtual representation of your devices. Because it always has a point-in-time view of the state of your […]

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Elliptic Curve Cryptography and Forward Secrecy Support in AWS IoT

Introduction AWS IoT now supports Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) for devices connecting to AWS IoT using TLS. You can now request an EC-based certificate for your device from AWS IoT or register your device using an existing EC-based certificate in order to establish a TLS connection. You can also connect your devices to AWS IoT […]

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