Internet of Things

Rapidly compose and extend apps that take advantage of data and analytics from your connected devices and sensors.

Certificate Manager now Sends you Notifications before your Certificates Expire

Even the most successful or genius apps can fail if there are issues with availability. While development teams often engineer for availability, with lots of redundancy, health checks, and load balancing, sometimes outages occur because of simple human errors. One common error is that teams fail to renew SSL/TLS certificates on time.

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IBM IoT for Electronics being replaced by the IBM IoT Connection Service

IBM IoT for Electronics being replaced by the IBM IoT Connection Service. Please take note that we are retiring the IBM IoT for Electronics service on April 6th, 2018.

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Welcome aboard Bosch, Coalesce.info and TradeIt!

During 4Q17, we added three new 3rd party services to our growing partner ecosystem on the IBM Cloud platform. From IoT to A.I. to wealth management, we're adding more services to give you, our developers, the services you need for build compelling digital solutions.

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Introducing the Cloud Object Storage Bridge for Message Hub

IBM Message Hub (MH) now supports a bridge which continuously uploads a topic's messages as objects in IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS). IBM Cloud Object Storage is IBM’s latest generation, scalable cloud storage service, designed for high data durability, resiliency and security.

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Demo: Detect malfunctioning IoT sensors

This short video features a Streaming Analytics application that connects to the Watson IoT Platform to ingest data from IoT devices. It then analyzes that data to detect when a device might be malfunctioning.

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Notice: Certificate Updates for Watson IoT Platform

This blog post is providing notification to Watson IoT Platform customers about changes to the Watson IoT Platform in relation to security. These changes impact some endpoints communicating using TLS over MQTT to the Watson IoT Platform. This is referred to as the IoT messaging service. The certificate associated to this service is called the Messaging Certificate and is signed by a reputable Certificate Authority. The domain used on the Messaging Certificate is *messaging.internetofthings.ibmcloud.com. The Watson IoT Platform has a certificate signed by a reputable Certificate Authority, so you can trust that you are connecting to the genuine Watson IoT Platform. This information is also captured in our official security documentation.

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Introducing Serverless Composition for IBM Cloud Functions

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) bring to the cloud a set of properties that are central to the serverless computing promise: little to no concern about infrastructure operations, auto provisioning and auto scaling, and pay-per-use with zero cost for idle time. While these benefits are driving the growth of FaaS, developers are quickly realizing they need a better programming […]

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Streaming Analytics Pricing Update

We're lowering the prices for Streaming Analytics.

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Build a Fitness App using IBM Watson Data Platform and 3rd Party Fitness APIs

In this post, I’ll share technical details and code samples to help you to create your very own Fitness App solution. If you want to further customize it or add specialized features, you can also go ahead and connect it to other services and APIs (like we did with the location mapping API).

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