Amazon Web Services has launched a service to help customers build applications to connect devices through the cloud, the so-called “Internet of Things”. This interesting information came to us from Reuters in their article, “Amazon launches platform to build apps for ‘Internet of Things’.”

The service is called AWS IoT and will allow factory floors, vehicles, health care systems, household appliances, etc. to connect through cloud services. AWS IoT will be especially practical for devices that have limited memory and processing power because the cloud connection will be fast and lightweight.

There are currently no minimum fees for AWS IoT and customers will have to only pay for what they use.

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Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.