IoT

RadGreen uses IBM Cloud to help create safer, lower-pollution workspaces

It’s no secret that pollution is threatening public health, especially in urban spaces. Cities around the world are concerned with reducing dangerous levels of air pollution in streets and public spaces, but even when people move inside, they’re still surrounded by invisible health threats. Indoor air pollution is rarely discussed, but it poses a significant […]

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Transforming manufacturing with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer just a field for academic researchers; machine learning and deep learning are becoming mainstream technologies that any organization can harness. This could have dramatic implications for many industries, including manufacturing. The impact of AI on manufacturing is likely to usher in a whole new era of industrial development. The […]

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As Munich tech scene grows, new IBM Cloud Garage fuels innovation

Munich, Germany has often been compared to Silicon Valley. With its lively developer scene, corporate-backed incubators and a new tech hub expected to create 5,000 jobs, it’s not hard to see why. This thriving technology sector is one of the many reasons IBM decided to anchor its global Watson Internet of Things (IoT) headquarters in Munich. […]

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How IBM Cloud supports innovative IoT

What is the Internet of Things (IoT), exactly? What are the “things”? They could be any internet-connected objects that collect and share data using embedded sensors. For example, many of us are familiar with fitness trackers or smart appliances that are controlled by cell phones. Business Insider predicts that there will be there will be […]

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Free-floating, cloud-based car sharing app car2go takes the keys

For many city dwellers around the world, owning a car is more of a hassle than it’s worth. First of all, where do you park it? In New York City, for instance, the cost of a parking spot starts at $100 per month on the low end up to $1 million USD for an underground […]

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Beyond scale: How IBM is accelerating enterprise cloud adoption

The enterprise cloud market is continuing to evolve, and the industry is growing beyond just infrastructure as a service. As The Wall Street Journal reported in July, global spending on information technology is expected to reach $3.5 trillion this year, up 2.4 percent from 2016, fueled in part by the rise of new cloud-enabled technologies […]

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Cloud powers fan experiences at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

A sports stadium is a special place for a fan. At one time, stadiums may have simply been considered a place to watch a game, but now, fans expect more. They want immersive, interactive experiences that make them feel like they’re part of the action. They want to be able to access the necessities such […]

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The Weather Company teams with Twitter to stream eclipse across US

The last time a total solar eclipse crossed the United States was 8 June 1918. That makes the one that’s taking place Monday, 21 August, a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. The Weather Channel’s digital properties and Twitter are going to make the most of it. “This eclipse is a once-in-a-hundred-year event, and we’re going to party like […]

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IBM Cloud Functions powers the “Internet of Garbage”

The “Internet of Garbage” doesn’t refer to all the ridiculous and inane things one might find on social media. It’s literally about garbage trucks with sensors. GreenQ has installed sensors on trucks to gather real-time data to optimize the waste collection process. When a waste bin is picked up, the sensors on the truck measure […]

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5 ways cloud can help you innovate

Despite the prevailing wisdom that cloud is disrupting established business — and it is — many business leaders are uncertain  about how to take advantage of cloud computing’s benefits. An analysis of more than 100 cloud projects of varying sizes shows that successful projects use one or more of the following five actions: 1. Offer […]

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Poseidon Project teaches effective crop irrigation using IBM Cloud

According to Planet Herald, one of the top five environmental challenges of our time is lack of clean, fresh water. UNICEF has shared some startling worldwide facts: 1,400 children die every day from disease linked to poor water 768 million people use unsafe drinking water 2.5 billion people lack sanitation facilities Many people take clean […]

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Sleep easier with a baby-movement monitor built on Watson IoT

The Mayo Clinic confirms what parents already know: sleepless nights are a rite of passage for most new parents. Their baby might go back to sleep on his or her own, but if it’s a young infant who is hungry or needs a diaper change, it’s not likely. By the time weary parents hear their […]

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