The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Using Dynamic Thing Groups to Continuously Update Software on Devices

When managing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, it can be challenging to maintain or improve device functionality through upgrades to device software and configuration. The complexity is due to a number of factors: the number of devices, multiple versions of the devices, different software versions based on device attributes and state, inability to discover and […]

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Introducing the AWS IoT Camera Connector Quick Start; Connect, Stream from, and Manage Security Cameras Using AWS IoT and Amazon Kinesis Video Streams

In this blog post, we introduce the AWS IoT Camera Connector Quick Start, a solution created by APN Premier Consulting Partner Onica. The AWS IoT Camera Connector Quick Start automates the connection and simplifies the management of thousands of cameras through AWS IoT Core and enables video streaming to Amazon Kinesis Video Streams for storage, playback, […]

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Your Guide to AWS IoT at re:Invent 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 is almost here! As you plan your agenda, we don’t want you to miss any IoT sessions. This year we have a lot of great technical content about our IoT services as well as use case specific sessions for industrial and the connected home – over 100 breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, deep-dive […]

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Containerize your IOT application with AWS IOT Analytics

Overview In an earlier blog post about IoT Analytics, we discussed how AWS IoT Analytics enables you to collect, visualize, process, query and store large amounts of time series data generated from your connected devices. In this blog post, I will show how you can use your custom application to interact with AWS IoT Analytics. […]

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Connect your devices to AWS IoT using LoRaWAN

For many IoT use-cases, sensors only ever need to transmit infrequent and low bit-rate data. These sensors may communicate over large distances and have battery lives spanning in years, which means they are replaced infrequently. A couple of common use-cases would be in Smart Cities (eg. Parking or Waste sensors) and Agriculture (eg. Soil Monitoring […]

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Integrating AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass into the Automotive Grade Linux Software Stack

Post by Hitendra Nishar, AWS Solutions Builder Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is an open source project to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for connected vehicles. AGL is building a Linux-based, open software platform that can serve as the de facto industry standard and enable rapid development of new features […]

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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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How AWS IoT Core is Helping Customers Navigate the Upcoming Distrust of Symantec Certificate Authorities

NOTE: This blog post describes important public key infrastructure (PKI) issues related to browser and mobile application connectivity to AWS IoT Core. For information about public key certificates and TLS, see Chain of Trust and Certificate Authorities in High Performance Browser Networking. Overview Google, Apple, and Mozilla have announced that, starting October, 2018, they will […]

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Perform Protocol Conversion at the Edge with AWS Lambda and AWS Greengrass

In industrial automation, you will find dozens of protocols used by devices and PLC vendors: OPC-UA, Modbus TCP, serial, and more. In fact, often in just one facility, it is common to find two similar processes performing the same function with different equipment. AWS Greengrass reduces the operational overhead for businesses to change protocols as […]

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