Questions tagged [aws-iot]

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Does AWS Mobile SDK for Android gives capabilities to call AWS IoT REST APIs?

I thought of writing an WebApp to control my Android Phone. What I'm intended to do is My WebApp will call the REST APIs of AWS IoT and send some commands. Using AWS rules engine I store those ...
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Does AWS IoT have Enterprise Mobility Management Capabilities?

I'm new to AWS IoT and I'm currently going through the capabilities of it in order to use it with one of my projects. In my project I need to control Android and iOS devices. What I mean by control ...
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Connect CNC machine to AWS IoT

I want to connect my CNC machine with AWS IoT within a system that contains a robotic arm and sensor. The CNC machine is connected to a laptop and runs with Python code. I want to use MQTT to make the ...
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How can I make an IoT system with a CNC machine and robotic arm? [closed]

I want to create an IoT system with Amazon Web Services. My system contains a CNC machine, robotic arm and sensor. The idea of my project is that when objects come to container the sensor sense the ...
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Connecting web app to IoT AWS

I am using Raspberry Pi as a web server this web is to control CNC machine as you can see in the following picture. (I took it from git hub) I can enter the g code manually or I can upload the g ...
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Can I publish multiple MQTT topics in a single request?

I've got a device with multiple sensors that publishes each sensor reading separately to topics like device1-id/sensor1-id = 10.2 device1-id/sensor2-id = 15.5 [...] We feed it to AWS IoT using ...
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What do I need to make a smart plug work with Alexa and/or Amazon IoT

I live in France and I'm wondering which connected plugs would be compatible with Amazon Alexa (I have imported an Echo from England). I saw a reference to this question How to get Alexa to work with ...
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How can I set up main and failover MQTT subscribers for a job queue with AWS IoT?

I have an system where a client (let's call it ClientA) can publish requests to a particular MQTT topic. The broker, in case it matters, is Amazon Web Services. Then I have another client (let's call ...
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How does an Azure IoT Hub interact with Embedded/IoT devices?

I am working on the Azure IoT platform, and I understand how devices send data to the IoT hub (if I am not wrong, It is just web service call or something similar to that). But I wonder how the IoT ...
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When setting up 'Things' in AWS IoT, can I have one thing, and then have many instances of that Thing?

I might be putting this into software terms, but I just want to have all my things be the same type, but have multiple instances (multiple things). Each thing must be able to be referenced ...
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Why might data be sent to a cloud service when it could be processed on the edge?

I was recently reading Amazon's information about the AWS IoT Platform, and came across an interesting example use case: Although they don't describe how exactly the road condition data is sensed, if ...
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Is it a bad practice to keep certificates on external memory?

We're working on AWS-IoT using an STM32 microcontroller. Till today, we were writing the certificates to the flash and locking the flash from external reading. As the application code increases, we'...

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