Developer Eminence Lightning Talks in the Hursley Auditorium

ETS assisted in the organisation of a set of Developer Eminence Lightning Talks in the Hursley Auditorium earlier this month. Topics covered included writing blog posts, Google Hangouts, hackathons and how to create podcasts. To really drive home how easy the latter can be, Jon McNamara and Adrian Warmam recorded a live, seat-of-the-pants edition of […]

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Emerging Technology Centre Innovation Day

  The Emerging Technology Centre (ETC) was a hive of activity earlier this month, playing host to back-to-back events in support of the UK company’s strategic initiatives – Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social & Security (CAMSS), and more. At the first event, colleagues from across the business witnessed a series of new and innovative demonstrations taken […]

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Automatic detection of anomalies in sensor data from buildings

Clients who maintain buildings spend many months building rules to create alarms when something goes wrong. However: It’s time consuming and tedious to manually enter all the rules Even once a large number of rules have been established, the system is still rather fragile and produces lots of false alarms. This is expensive because it […]

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Oculus Rift Hack Day (and beyond)

For the ETS hack day, the team of Peter J, Markus, Hamish, Yi and I experimented with the Oculus Rift (OR) which we had been lent. We started by deciding the goal for the project – To create an interactive virtual environment that assists in controlling the real environment (including display of real-world data in […]

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The Inaugural ET Bluemix Experience Day

On Monday 12th May, 15 Emerging Technology engineers gathered in the Client Centre for our inaugural Bluemix Experience Day. The objective of the day was to bring together experts from across the IBM Emerging Technology Focus Areas to take a deep dive into IBM’s Codename: Bluemix platform and come up with ideas for new innovation […]

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Dr Dave Watson appointed Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Dr Dave Watson, Director, Emerging Technology has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Academy honours the UK’s most distinguished engineers. It aims to take advantage of the enormous wealth of engineering knowledge they possess and, through the interdisciplinary character of its membership, it provides a unique breadth of engineering […]

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Node Red available on GitHub

Node-RED is the visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things that Nick O’Leary and Dave Conway-Jones have been working on. What started as an educational exercise to get to grips with technologies such as Node.js and d3, soon turned into a tool that provided real value in client engagements. One of the goals all […]

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Saritha Arunkumar shortlisted for a Women of the Future Award

Congratulations to Emerging Technologies Saritha Arunkumar. Saritha, an expert in Security, was shortlisted for the Technology & Digital category of the 2013 Women of the Future awards. Saritha has built a reputation for knowledge & presentations in the field, and is also currently working for a PhD in mobile security. This Category is brand new […]

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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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