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A house that knows you: creating smarter homes and services

Written by Rich McKay | March 27, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Electronics, IoT

Huf Haus, the German pre-fabricated home manufacturer, has created the world’s first house that learns from its residents. Called “Outlook,” the smart home gets to know people through their interactions, which are collected through a network of sensors and analyzed by IBM’s Watson IoT platform. ...read more


Home, smart home: IoT and AI will make where we live more accessible

Written by Rich McKay | June 13, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Electronics...

The aging population wants to safely live in their own homes as long as possible. People with disabilities want a home designed for their specific needs. A more accessible, smarter home can help. ...read more


How blockchain tracks diamonds from mine to manufacturer

Written by Rich McKay | May 9, 2018 | Blockchain, Electronics, Manufacturing...

Companies across industries are embracing blockchain technology to improve their supply chains, from diamonds and food safety to automotive and electronics. ...read more


The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher and | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. ...read more


The clue to tracking next year’s flu epidemic? Wearables.

Written by Rich McKay | February 2, 2018 | Electronics, IoT, Manufacturing

The industry applications for wearables are enormous — from using data to create new products and services to making personalized recommendations. ...read more


For industry, diamonds have nothing on cobalt

Written by Rich McKay | December 19, 2017 | Automotive, Blockchain, Electronics...

How can blockchain help automotive and electronic companies ensure their cobalt supplies come from the right place? ...read more


Made in China? Try made in Nigeria, Poland, and the US

Written by Rich McKay | November 9, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Business Transformation...

By 2020, the world’s most competitive manufacturing economy won’t be China — but the U.S., followed by China, Germany, Japan, and India. How are these countries making it happen? Strong investments in talent and technology. ...read more