November 14, 2014

Connecting Man and Machine with Watson and the Internet of Things

Estimates for the number of connected devices in 2020 range from 26 billion to 30 billion, but who’s splitting hairs on this? It’s a lot of devices and it’s going to mean the vast majority of things we interact with will have a unique Internet identity. To keep things very simple in this blog, think […]

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November 3, 2014

Top 38 Questions about the Watson Services on Bluemix

How much does Watson services cost? What services are provided? Does Watson learn “only” from the data you give it or does it also add its own "Corpus? Does Watson actually "learn" along during running from various users’ application? These are a small sample of the questions about Watson Services on Bluemix asked and answered by Nathan Vega.

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October 24, 2014

IBM Internet of Things Foundation: Bluemix Changes

You will have seen the recent announcement about the IBM Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation service going live. This will affect those of you that trialed the beta IoT Foundation Starter boilerplate and Node-RED flows in Bluemix as the move to production has - unfortunately - required us to remove all beta data. You will therefore need to signup to the new IoT Foundation once more, and re-register your devices and API Keys.

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October 22, 2014

Calling all Things: IBM Internet of Things Foundation is Ready

A new service just went live which addresses the key challenge of bringing the world of sensors and controllers with that of big data and analytics. When combined with the IBM Bluemix platform, IBM Internet of Things Foundation provides simple, but powerful, and scalable application access to devices and their data. You can rapidly build applications, visualization dashboards, mobile apps, and applications that can feed your back-end enterprise with IoT data.

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July 16, 2014

Bluemix and the Internet of Things

Want to take a guess as to how many devices will be connected to the internet by the end of 2015?  Give up?  15 billion.  Yup, that's right, that is 15 followed by 9 zeros.  By 2020 that number will increase to 40 billion!

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