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Managing Docker container lifecycle with AWS IoT Greengrass

Introduction In this post, we will be discussing how to manage Docker container lifecycle using an AWS IoT Greengrass custom component. There are five phases in a Docker container lifecycle: create, run, pause/unpause, stop, and kill. The custom component interacts with the Docker Engine via the Docker SDK for Python to manage processes based on […]

Introducing the new AWS IoT Core Device Location feature to support Asset Tracking solutions

Introduction AWS IoT Core Device Location is a new managed feature of AWS IoT Core that enables customers to choose the appropriate location technology that works within their business and engineering constraints, without relying on Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware. With location data, customers can optimize business processes, simplify and automate maintenance efforts, and unlock […]

Connect to remote devices using AWS IoT Secure Tunneling

Introduction When devices are deployed behind restricted firewalls at remote sites, you need a way to gain access to those devices for troubleshooting, configuration updates, and other operational tasks. This is where, secure tunneling, a feature of AWS IoT Device Management has been helping customers to do remote tasks. To help elevate customers even further, AWS has […]

Designing a Single Pane of Glass for Securing your Globally Deployed IoT-Workload

Introduction Companies are investing in large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) projects and deploying global scale IoT platform such as Deutsche Bahn or Carrier. Enterprises are looking for a solution that offers a multi-tenant Single Pane of Glass Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) which caters to both IT and OT operations. In this blog we will focus […]

How to convert and compress OBJ models to GLTF for use with AWS IoT TwinMaker

Introduction Trying to get started with AWS IoT TwinMaker and need to convert your OBJ file to glTF? Perhaps you have performed a point cloud scan of your environment with Matterport and it’s not clear how you can import the Matterpak bundle into AWS IoT TwinMaker. In this blog, you will apply a model conversion […]

Monitor AWS IoT connections in near-real time using MQTT LWT

In a connected device, you may need to monitor devices in near-real time to detect error and mitigate actions, Last Will and Testament (LWT) method for MQTT addresses this challenge. LWT is a standard method of MQTT protocol specification that allows to detect abrupt disconnects of devices and to notify other clients about this abrupt […]

Grow your knowledge: a guide to IoT Solutions World Congress 2022

Overview Welcome to your guide for IoT Solutions World Congress, an event showcasing the game-changing solutions and technologies disrupting and transforming industries. Follow the digital conversations via the hashtag, #IOTSWC22. IoT Solutions World Congress will take place May 10-12 in Barcelona, Spain. Join AWS on-site in Barcelona for IoT leadership sessions and IoT device demonstrations […]

How to integrate AWS IoT Core with Amazon MSK

Post by Milo Oostergo, Principal Solutions Architect and Doron Bleiberg, Senior Solution Architect, AWS Startups Introduction Monitoring IoT devices in real time can provide valuable insights that can help you maintain the reliability, availability, and performance of your IoT devices. AWS IoT Core provides integrations with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka […]

Collecting vehicle data more efficiently with AWS IoT FleetWise

Today, we think of connected vehicles as an advanced class of vehicle with internet connectivity. However, we will soon refer to these simply as vehicles, since by 2030, over 95 percent of new vehicles sold globally will be connected to the internet, up from about 50 percent today.¹ Greater vehicle connectivity gives automakers opportunities to […]

Introducing AWS IoT ExpressLink, making it faster and easier to develop secure IoT devices

Introduction Developing and deploying secure IoT products can be challenging. It can often take months, or even years to connect a product securely to the cloud in a way that is scalable and easy to maintain for the life of the product. Today, IoT products require developers to handle a complex software stack and master […]