The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Understanding the AWS IoT Security Model

According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential for data generation across the roughly 21 billion endpoints expected to be in use in 2020(1). Internet of Things (IoT) devices in use. Its easy to get excited about this rapid growth and envisage a future where the digital world extends further into our […]

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How AI Will Accelerate IoT Solutions for Enterprise

Artificial intelligence (AI) is going mainstream, which has long-lasting implications for how enterprises build and improve their products and services. As announced at re:Invent 2016, AWS is simplifying artificial intelligence (AI) adoption through three low-cost, cloud-based services built for AI-specific uses cases. Instead of creating proprietary algorithms, data models or machine learning techniques, all levels […]

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Connect your devices to AWS IoT using the Sigfox network

Connectivity is a key element to evaluate when designing IoT systems as it will weigh heavily on the performance, capabilities, autonomy of battery powered objects, and cost of the overall solution. There is no one network that fits all scenarios which is why AWS partners with many different network providers. By partnering, you can then […]

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IoT for Non-IP Devices

Connected devices have found their way into a myriad of commercial and consumer applications. Industries have already moved, or are in the process of moving to, operational models that require them to measure broad data points in real time and optimize their operations based on their analysis of this data. The move to smart connected […]

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Access Cross Account Resources Using the AWS IoT Rules Engine

The AWS IoT platform enables you to connect your internet-enabled devices to the AWS cloud via MQTT/HTTP/Websockets protocol. Once connected, the devices can send data to MQTT topic(s). Data ingested on MQTT topics can be routed into AWS services (like Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Lambda etc.), by configuring rules in AWS IoT […]

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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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