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Schedule remote operations using AWS IoT Device Management Jobs

Introduction Once Internet of Things (IoT) devices are deployed in the field, on-site intervention can be challenging, expensive, and may not be feasible due to technical and logistical constraints. The ability to perform remote updates on your IoT device software is an important factor that improves your IoT application’s lifespan and operational resilience, provisions the […]

Tracking Assets using AWS IoT Core and Amazon Location Service

In this post, we explore the recently launched “location action” feature that connects AWS IoT Core with Amazon Location Service trackers, creating a scalable, simple, and cost effective way to track and store IoT device location updates. Tracking resources and real-world assets is a critical part of any logistics and operations workflow. Companies need a […]

Which AWS IoT device provisioning method should I use?

One of the first steps you come across when starting an Internet of Things (IoT) project is provisioning your IoT devices. This blog highlights the different provisioning methods you can use to connect your devices to AWS IoT Core. Device provisioning in AWS establishes the first trust relationship between device and AWS. During the provisioning […]

Enhancing IoT device security using Hardware Security Modules and AWS IoT Device SDK

Introduction Security of operations and security of data are among the top priorities of customers dealing with sensitive information or operating in highly regulated markets. Internet of Things (IoT) customers have the additional challenge of enabling high security standards for IoT communications to their cloud platforms. Data encryption with asymmetric algorithms and cryptographic keys are […]

Use AWS IoT Core MQTT broker with standard MQTT libraries

Introduction AWS IoT Core connects Internet of Things (IoT) devices to AWS IoT and other AWS services. Devices and clients can use the MQTT protocol to publish and subscribe to messages. MQTT libraries, such as the AWS IoT Device SDKs, include open-source libraries, developer guides with samples, and porting guides so that you can build innovative IoT […]

Impacting Food Waste & Foodborne Illness with AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN Cold-Chain Sensors

Introduction Impacting Food Waste & Food-borne Illness with AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN Cold-Chain Sensors Innovative ideas and technologies allow us to improve the efficiency and safety of the food industry. In that sense, ConnectedFresh’s IoT solutions provide the ability to continuously monitor food temperatures throughout production, processing, transportation, and retailing. This blog will highlight […]

Utilizing AWS Services to Quickly Build Solutions for Robotics Use Cases

Introduction Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are widely used in many industries like logistics and manufacturing. However, there are various challenges in developing and operating autonomous robots. To develop autonomous robots, a wide range of technologies are required, and the process is complex and time-consuming. Integration with the cloud is also required to develop and operate the robots […]

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Detect water leaks in near real time using AWS IoT

Introduction Water is one of the most precious resources needed for the sustenance of life. However, only 2% of the global water supply is suitable for human consumption. The United States Environmental Protection Association (EPA) estimates that 1.7 trillion gallons, roughly 30 percent of all treated water, is wasted every year in the United States. […]

Implementing time-critical cloud-to-device IoT message patterns on AWS IoT Core

Introduction Widely adopted Internet of Things (IoT) communication standards for device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device are typically asynchronous, enabling event-driven patterns to ensure resilience, cost savings, and failure tolerance. However, customers across industries need to enable synchronous communication patterns to ensure time-critical logic in their edge devices. Automotive manufacturers, for example, want their connected vehicles to be […]

How Trend Micro improved their velocity and agility using AWS IoT Core Device Advisor

Introduction Developing an IoT device or client can be a significant undertaking. Development efforts, ranging from design, prototyping, testing, quality assurance and more, can take months, if not years. Improving the development velocity and agility is obviously attractive for product cost and time-to-market. However, any acceleration should not compromise on quality, and deliver a device […]