IoT

5 highlights from InterConnect 2017

At this year’s InterConnect, I learned so much, met clients from across industries and geographies, and yet again left Las Vegas buzzing with excitement about IBM solutions and partnerships. Throughout the week, clients told me they’re thrilled to see the IBM commitment to building a cloud that’s enterprise strong, puts data first and has cognitive […]

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Honda and Watson team up for safe driving

At IBM InterConnect, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty talked about the three principles of augmented intelligence in this AI era: service to mankind, transparency, and skills. She also discussed how IBM Watson can make us a better version of ourselves. There’s no better example of this than Honda R&D’s Driver Coaching System prototype that helps new […]

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AT&T and IBM partner for analytics with Watson

Today at IBM InterConnect, we learned that IBM is partnering with AT&T to support enterprise customers’ Internet of Things (IoT) with data insights. This data is huge for business customers, but is only valuable with real-time, meaningful insights. AT&T will be using a variety of IBM products including: Watson IoT Platform: to build the next […]

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Intelligent services for elevators and escalators built with IBM Watson

If elevators and escalators do not work properly, it has a significant impact on the way cities function. People may not get to work in their office buildings. They may even end up with having difficulty getting home. At KONE, we help people move in and between buildings as smoothly and safely as possible. Globally, […]

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10 do-not-miss hands-on labs at IBM InterConnect

Looking for a hands-on experience with technologies and services that can help your organization work smarter? The InterConnect Hands-on Lab Center provides an opportunity for attendees at this year’s conference to get first-hand, technical experience with the latest IBM products and solutions. Stop by and meet experts. Try hands-on exercises at your own pace. Choose from […]

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Project Intu: Bringing cognitive and IoT together

A new, experimental program from IBM enables developers to imbue Internet of Things (IoT) systems — robots, drones, avatars and other devices — with the cognitive know-how of Watson. Called Project Intu, the program makes it so that developers don’t have to program each individual movement and response of an IoT system. Project Intu provides […]

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Conquering impossible goals with real-time analytics

“Past data only said, ‘go faster’ or ‘ride better,'” Kelly Catlin, Olympic Cyclist and Silver Medalist, shared with the audience at IBM World of Watson event on 24 October. In other words, the feedback generated from all her analytics data sources — the speed, cadence, power meters on her bicycle — was generally useless to this […]

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“Outthink” comes alive in insurance industry drones application

The concept of “outthink” is sweeping through numerous industries as companies and individuals uncover new ways to transform their businesses using social, mobile, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and cognitive technologies. To make this strategy a success, outthink must come alive to fuel innovation. This new approach to technology must be thoughtfully applied to a […]

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IBM and partners launch JS Foundation

This week’s announcement that IBM is a founding member of the JS Foundation further confirms something I’ve been saying for years now: there’s never been a better time to be working in open technology. Along with the greater JavaScript ecosystem, the JS Foundation is dedicated to fostering developer engagement, collaboration and best practices under an […]

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IBM opens a cloud-powered pop-up studio in London

According to Andrew Fitzgerald, cloud marketing leader for IBM U.K. and Ireland, the idea to open a pop-up Cognitive Studio in the Old Street underground tube station in London was “an experiment.” “We wanted to find a new way of inspiring and engaging with customers, developers, businesses and the general public by demonstrating exactly what […]

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IBM Cloud Video: Digital disruption in entertainment

Video is becoming the dominant data type in the world and the most pervasive form of digital communication. Each day—at work, at home and in between—video reaches every screen. It informs, educates and entertains us. By 2018, there will be one billion pay TV subscribers. Researchers expect that video traffic will soon exceed 80% of […]

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Video will transform your business: Plan for it at InterConnect

If you were reading this blog just three years in the future, would it still be static text on a screen? Or would it be an engaging visual experience in the form of a video? IBM predicts that by 2019, up to 90% of all consumer internet traffic will consist of video. But you don’t […]

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