Internet of Things

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May 11, 2016

Code-free applications for Bluemix and Watson IoT Platform

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how we communicate with devices and our customers. It will also disrupt how we do application development. IQP Corporation’s code-free application builder enables programmers to create enterprise or IoT/M2M applications, with advanced coding as an option. But the solution also enables people without programming experience to easily build their own code-free applications.

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May 9, 2016

Watson and Bluemix team up for Signal

For the second year, IBM Bluemix will be sponsoring the Twilio Signal conference. With two speaking sessions, a bevy of demonstrations at our booth, as well as working side-by-side with Watson, we’ve packed in a lot of activities for this year’s Signal conference.

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May 11, 2016

Code-free applications for Bluemix and Watson IoT Platform

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how we communicate with devices and our customers. It will also disrupt how we do application development. IQP Corporation’s code-free application builder enables programmers to create enterprise or IoT/M2M applications, with advanced coding as an option. But the solution also enables people without programming experience to easily build their own code-free applications.

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April 14, 2016

Smart Fabrics and Cloud Analytics Improve the Future of Healthcare

IDC forecasts that by 2019, total shipments of wearable devices worldwide will reach 214.6 million units, resulting in a five-year compound annual growth rate of 28%. The market is thriving. Looking forward, I asked myself, how will the technology itself grow and how will it impact evolving industries like healthcare?

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April 12, 2016

Taking your 1st steps to using ‘The Force’

Ever since I saw Yoda raise the X–Wing out of the swamps of Dagobah in the Empire Strikes Back, I’ve been craving an opportunity to use ‘The Force’ in real life. Fortunately technology is now at the point where anyone can purchase devices that make it possible. Well, pretty much possible.

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April 5, 2016

Bluemix and Bitly IoT Exhibit

Last week, the IBM Innovation Space saw its very own art exhibit, put together by IBM and Bitly; art in the form of technology. The theme of the showcase was “Cognitive Internet of Things”, bringing together a cloud-based platform as a service and a slew of internet compatible hardware to technologically enhance products.

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March 31, 2016

IoT application that monitors your food pantry – Part 2

This is the second and concluding part of the earlier post where we presented a “Internet of Things” project idea around tracking kitchen food inventory. We discussed the benefits and use cases of this application from a restaurant’s point of view and presented a gist of the the project setup and components. Now it’s time to discuss the detailed hardware, software setup and the complete functionality of the system.

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March 25, 2016

IoT application that monitors your food pantry

What goes together better than the Internet and food? But there’s more to this delicious combination than just posting photos of last night’s meal on Instagram. Continuing our theme around the “Internet of Things,” we present another possibility from this game-changing tech. In this post, we’re going to use IBM Bluemix and PubNub to build an application that will transform any dumb kitchen by enabling automatic inventory tracking. You’ll never run out of bacon again!

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March 14, 2016

WelcomeBot – Intelligent Receptionist Robot using Watson cognitive services

This past weekend I was mentoring at a hackathon in Prague focused on the Internet of Things. The project of the winners used an older version of a robot called RoboMe that was controlled via the microphone jack through a mobile phone. Even using an old model, the team managed to integrate Watson Text To Speech, Speech To Text and Dialog service together into a working product using IBM Bluemix Cloud and Watson capabilities in just three days!

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