Watson IoT

September 13, 2018

How KONE Uses Data Analytics with Event-Driven Compute

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, is investing in IBM's Cloud and Internet of Things technologies to power a data-analytics and predictive-maintenance solution for city infrastructure.

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February 22, 2018

Anomaly detection in mobile sensor data using Machine Learning

This blog post is an excerpt from our solution tutorial - "Gather, visualize, and analyze IoT data". The tutorial walks you through setting up an IoT device, gathering mobile sensor data in the Watson IoT Platform, exploring data and creating visualizations and then using advanced machine learning services to analyze data and detect anomalies in the historical data.

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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 8, 2017

Home automation powered by Cloud Functions, Raspberry Pi, Twilio and Watson

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a significant rise in popularity for intelligent personal assistants, such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant. Though they initially appeared to be little more than a novelty, they’ve evolved to become rather useful as a convenient interface to interact with service APIs and IoT connected devices.

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October 5, 2017

How I built a TJBot photo booth using Node-RED

As an IBM Developer Advocate, I get to come up with cool demos for events and conferences that showcases the technology IBM Cloud has to offer developers. For a community event, I built a TJBot photo booth, using the famous TJBot to capture photos using a Raspberry Pi camera and send them via Twilio. If you're feeling brave, you can go right to the code on GitHub. Otherwise, read on to discover how I turned this powerful little robot into a photo booth!

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September 18, 2017

Transforming IoT at JavaOne, one robot at a time

"This morning, I had a conversation on politics with my vacuum cleaning robot." Does my statement above sound far-fetched? It is not, and I can show you how and why!

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July 7, 2017

Tracking cargo shipments with Mendix, Watson and Blockchain

There is no shortage of potentially ground-breaking IoT ideas out there, but there aren't many IoT use cases to pull inspiration from for developers. To demonstrate the possibilities of what companies can build, the Mendix Evangelist team built an IoT application using IBM Watson IoT and IBM Blockchain in just 10 days without writing a single line of code. Here's how it was done.

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July 6, 2017

Internet of Things – 4 getting started guides

We are excited to introduce the Getting Started guides for Watson IoT Platform. These guides demonstrate Watson IoT Platform best practices and help you develop a ready-for-production end-to-end IoT prototype system. The sample code in the guides can be scaled, secured, integrated with systems, fitting right into developers’ devOps development and build processes. Within the guides, there are additional links to task-specific documentations, API docs, client libraries (SDKs), and additional training materials.

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June 26, 2017

IoT Platform Widget Library – Rapidly Build Application User Interface with Real-Time Data

The IoT Widget Library allows developers to rapidly build an user interface for their IoT application, processing real time data from the physical and simulated devices. This library, written in HTML 5, can be embedded in major UI frameworks, including Angular JS, React/Redux, Polymer, and HTML 5.

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