Internet of Things

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

November 20, 2017

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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November 1, 2017

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 * 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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November 20, 2017

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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September 26, 2017

Streaming Analytics Pricing Update

We're lowering the prices for Streaming Analytics.

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September 11, 2017

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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August 30, 2017

How to manage time-series data with InfluxCloud

InfluxData is proud to announce that its InfluxCloud managed service for time-series data is now available on Bluemix. Rooted in open source, the InfluxData platform is built specifically for metrics, events, and other time-based data. In other words, a true modern time-series platform.

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July 29, 2017

The Container Industry Moves On From Single Instance…

Interest in containers has surged in the DevOps community since IBM co-founded the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in 2015. Innovation in open cloud technology creates challenges with interoperability and integration. The Foundation is run by developers, for developers to minimize those challenges by promoting cloud native applications and services.

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July 27, 2017

Medtronic makes diabetes management easier with real-time insights from IBM Streams

With cases of both type I and type II diabetes rising, Medtronic recognized the need to create a new generation of glucose monitoring solutions that would give people the tools to manage their diabetes more easily, in combination with routine support from healthcare professionals. Find out how they are working with IBM Watson to help.

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July 11, 2017

Choosing the right platform for high-performance, cost-effective stream processing applications

In recent years, technologies that enable organizations to capture, process, ingest and analyze large volumes of data at high velocity have become increasingly important.

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