IBM Watson IoT

How AI technology can make mining more productive

For more than 150 years, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has provided equipment and engineering solutions to the mining and rock excavation industry. A lot has changed over the past century and a half, and today we’re so much more than an equipment, parts and service company. We’re now also in the business of providing […]

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Improving eye surgeons’ workflow with IoT technology

Eye surgery triumphs and challenges The odds are good that someone you know has had eye surgery – particularly cataract surgery. In fact, more than two million cataract surgeries are performed in the U.S. each year. Not only is it one of the most frequently performed surgical surgeries performed today, it’s also one of the […]

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Schiphol aims to be the world’s leading digitally innovative airport

80,000 reasons to optimize In 2017, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol moved nearly 70 million passengers and 1.8 million tons of cargo, making it the third-largest airport in Europe. That’s important, but let’s be clear: we at Schiphol aren’t aiming to be the biggest. Our ambition is to further develop Mainport Schiphol as a multi-modal hub and […]

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AI and IoT technology help boost water quality in China

Water is one of the planet’s most precious resources. Yet our waterways in China are under constant threat—from pollution, invasive species, drought and flooding. Many people don’t realize that keeping our water resources safe, clean and usable requires extensive infrastructure and administration at every level of government. Monitoring waterways with streaming video At RichWay Technology […]

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Panasonic innovates to help businesses delight customers

Providing a great guest experience drives the hospitality, travel and entertainment industries. Poor experiences affect brand loyalty and image and decrease guests’ likelihood to return to the venue, whether it’s a hotel, restaurant, theme park or stadium. Panasonic teamed with IBM to build the Digital Concierge Platform using IBM Watson technology on the IBM Cloud […]

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Flex sees IoT ecosystem as the future of manufacturing

I believe that the Internet of Things, or IoT, is the future of manufacturing – we call it the Intelligence of Things. It’s also the future of healthcare, automotive safety, aerospace, telecommunications and pretty much every other industry sector. That’s why we’re positioning IoT everywhere at Flex. Global production, global headaches Most people have never […]

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Crowdfunding and high-tech partnerships boost startup dreams

What if there was a market that sold brilliant ideas? Back in 2006, my co-founders and I imagined a place where people could buy into the most inspiring ideas. It could help the best ideas get the best funding. It could bring more democracy to entrepreneurship, so that opportunity became a matter of what—not who—you […]

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WaterBot: How to know if your water is safe to drink

How can you tell if your water is safe to drink? Most Americans worry about their drinking water, with good reason. News reports regularly expose high levels of PFCs, PFASs and other contaminants found around the nation. In 2014, we heard that the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, was discolored with dangerous contamination. Over the […]

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