Cognitive

Raise the Game: Cognitive Analysis in Sports

A Clash of Worlds IBM Watson has been used to assist some of the world’s biggest companies and help tackle some of humanities greatest threats. Now, it’s being used to assist Leatherhead Football Club, a team that play in the 7th tier of English Football and are made of up delivery drivers, car salesmen and […]

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Rainbow Octopus – Animate a 3d character with ARKit & IBM Watson

Rainbow Octopus is an open-source project created to show how a developer could use IBM’s Watson services in ARKit and Unity to control and manipulate a 3d animated character. Specifically, via the Watson Unity SDK, we capture and send speech to the IBM Speech To Text, and interpret the results using Tone Analyser and Watson […]

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IBM & The International Space Station

Last week I was fortunate enough to travel to San Francisco for the I.S.S. R&D Conference. In recent years Elon Musk has graced the stage as the keynote speaker at the event and this year, it was the turn of IBM. IBM were to keynote the event on the Wednesday morning which would be lead by Todd Moore, VP Open Technology, and Grady Booch, IBM Fellow. After […]

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What Makes a Great Wimbledon Champion

IBM has been supporting Wimbledon’s pursuit of greatness for 27 years. In recent years, much of that contribution has come from the Hursley based Emerging Technology team. This year’s challenge? To find out what makes the greatest Wimbledon champion of all time. A team of statisticians, tennis analysts, coaches, journalists and developers assembled to start […]

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Tesco Hack 2017: Offering Personalised Promotions to Customers

    Team IBM, formed left to right of Kiran Smith, Peter Ford, Hugo Pinto, Zack Pollard and Dan Cunnington attended the annual Tesco Hackathon at Tesco Labs in Welywn Garden City. The team started by using IBM Design Thinking to focus on two particular pain points for Tesco and their customers. Firstly, promotions to […]

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Emerging Technology Sponsored Extreme Blue project wins European Expo

A team of undergraduates working for IBM over the summer has developed a medical application for a pharmaceutical computing that records and plays back spoken words. The Extreme Blue™ program is IBM’s premier internship program for top-notch students pursuing software development and MBA degrees. Working in teams of 4 each team is challenged to develop […]

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