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Tag: MQTT

Monitor and visualise building occupancy with AWS IoT Core, Amazon QuickSight and Raspberry Pi

Occupancy monitoring in buildings is a valuable tool across different industries. From healthcare to industrial, and from entertainment to retail, customers are looking for modern and scalable IoT solutions to make practical business decisions. For example, many exhibitions in public art museums employ an open-ended approach, where there is no clear starting or finishing point […]

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Securely ingesting large-sized payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud

AWS IoT Core lets you securely ingest payloads from IoT devices to the AWS Cloud at a large scale—supporting billions of devices and trillions of messages. It also lets you process the messages and manage the devices from the cloud reliably and securely. One challenge you may have faced while designing your solution with AWS […]

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Reference architecture of an AWS IoT Greengrass device communicating with local client devices and AWS

Implementing Local Client Devices with AWS IoT Greengrass

AWS IoT Greengrass is an open source edge runtime and cloud service that helps you build, deploy, and manage device software at the edge. AWS IoT Greengrass Version 2.2.0 now includes support for local clients and devices (client devices) to locally connect to an AWS IoT Greengrass Core using MQTT. Client devices can securely send […]

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How to Bridge Mosquitto MQTT Broker to AWS IoT

UPDATE: The original blog post written on August 18th 2016 has been updated to this current version with the help of the author Michael Garcia (Principal Solutions Architect at AWS) and Anish Yadav (Cloud Support Associate at AWS). Whether it is in the context of industrial IoT or in connected homes, gateways are present in […]

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Connecting disparate industrial systems to AWS using Ignition Edge

Connecting disparate industrial systems to AWS using Ignition Edge

Enabling operational data connectivity to AWS IoT Greengrass seamlessly extends AWS to the edge to provide tools to act locally on the OT data, while still using the cloud for management, analytics, and durable storage. With AWS IoT Greengrass and the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission module on the Ignition platform from Inductive Automation, industrial data […]

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Integrate open source InfluxDB and Grafana with AWS IoT to visualize time series data

Across numerous types of implementations, a large portion of IoT applications collect large volumes of telemetry data. From industrial use cases to healthcare, and from consumer goods to logistics, IoT telemetry data points are highly time-dependent. In most IoT solutions, when the data is collected and reported matters for several reasons. For instance, in attribution […]

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Configuring Cognito User Pools to Communicate with AWS IoT Core

AWS IoT Core supports certificate-based mutual authentication, custom authorizers, and Amazon Cognito Identity as way to authenticate requests to the AWS IoT device gateway. Amazon Cognito User Pools was made generally available last year. It allows customers to easily add user sign up and sign in to mobile and web apps. You can use Cognito […]

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Detect anomalies on connected devices using AWS IoT Device Defender

We often see security breaches depicted in media and popular culture. In the HBO series Silicon Valley, a compromised refrigerator is used by hacker Gilfoyle to run a malicious piece of software. The reality of connected devices isn’t very different from this fictitious scenario. The compromised refrigerator can send consumer data to unauthorized endpoints. Connected […]

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