IBM Bluemix

HiThing! uses Bluemix to help people and machines communicate

“HiThing!, it’s too cold in here – can you turn up the heat?” “HiThing!, where is the pallet with the shipment I’m looking for?” “HiThing!, when is the next train leaving the station?” If a device or machine is automated, people can ask HiThing! from Proasistech about it the same way they’d talk to (or […]

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People-search engine powered by IBM Bluemix verifies identities

Who is Mike Johnson? If you perform a Google search for the name, you’ll get 10 pages of results. Is it Mike Johnson the congressman, the animator, the guitarist, the singer, or the hockey player? Or any one of the other Mike Johnsons on the remaining nine pages of search results. PIPL (pronounced “people”) can […]

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Translation as a service bolsters customer service via IBM Bluemix platform

Let’s say the owner of a small hotel in France wants to attract international tourists from China. The hotelier must translate the hotel’s website and reservation system, which seems like a difficult and time-consuming project. The hotelier might send content to a translation agency via email. It could take two or three weeks for the […]

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Sincrolab counts on IBM Bluemix to support cognitive therapy app

For parents of children with cognitive difficulties such as autism or ADHD, the time, travel and expense associated with cognitive therapy can be barriers to getting needed treatment. Some families have incurred significant debt to secure treatment for their children. Some have even been forced to sell their homes to afford care or move to […]

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Virtual attendance platform increases conference reach and revenue with IBM Cloud

Think about a typical conference: four days, multiple tracks and topics, hundreds of sessions. Then there are meetings and events on top of that. The challenge for conference organizers is to drive attendance and keep their audiences engaged, yet so many potential attendees never even end up purchasing tickets due to the time required and […]

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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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Creating content with the help of AI

The vast majority of marketers use content marketing. According to The Content Marketing Institute, instead of pitching products or services, brands are providing truly relevant and useful content to prospects and customers to help them solve their problems. Content should be at the core of marketing. The challenge is how to meet the growing demand […]

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DataLift 360 serves up optimized ads with the help of IBM Cloud

The ultimate goal of advertising is to spark interest and elicit a of meaningful reaction from the audience. In the offline world, there is an abundance of ads because they’re not targeted. Think about a newspaper. Half of the pages are printed ads that most people don’t look at. Digital marketing has the potential to […]

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Moodpeek measures mobile reputation with a Bluemix-based PaaS solution

According to Mobile Business Insights, mobile devices are the primary means of accessing digital information for consumer and business use. How are mobile users accessing information? Ninety percent of the time, it’s through mobile apps. Smart Insights states that consumer preference for mobile apps rather than mobile sites should be considered when defining a mobile […]

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Empower your data with App Connect on Bluemix

Earlier this month, we launched App Connect as a service on Bluemix.  Why? We are aiming to meet the needs caused by a significant shift in the way modern organizations develop data-driven applications. Companies are looking to increase efficiency and productivity while also managing common challenges ranging from skill shortages to stagnant budgets. App Connect […]

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Mobile app helps visitors navigate a 1000-year-old Swedish castle

Wenngarn is a small village community with about 500 residents, located 30 minutes outside of Stockholm, Sweden. The homes are built around the Wenngarns slott (Wenngarn Castle), and the community is centered on the baroque castle just like it was during the Middle Ages. Visitors to Wenngarn can enjoy the beautiful grounds and rich history […]

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eZanga outsmarts the bots with IBM Cloud

According to a recent CNBC study, in 2016 alone, 20 percent of total spending on digital advertising was wasted. The study predicts brands will lose about $16 billion globally to online advertising fraud in 2017. Online marketing firm eZanga was founded in 2003 to combat fraud traffic so advertisers and publishers could thrive without cutting into […]

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