The Angle

News and perspectives from Industry experts

An ancient seaport meets the age of AI

Written by Rich McKay | March 15, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, IoT...

The Port of Rotterdam opened in the 14th century, handles 130,000 vessels annually—and has set its sights on becoming the world’s smartest port. IBM is working to bring this digital platform of the future to life, and open a new wave of safer, more efficient operations and new services. 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. more

A million people die in car accidents each year. For safer roads, IoT can help.

Written by Rich McKay | January 25, 2018 | Government, IoT, The Angle

How can cities help improve traffic safety and reduce the number of traffic deaths? Good data, experts say, is key. more

Hackers have their sights set on energy and utility companies

Written by Jordan Teicher | January 23, 2018 | Energy and Utilities, Security, The Angle

Energy and utility companies have long been prime targets for hackers. But in recent years, power grid hacks have grown more frequent, and the threat they pose to national security has become impossible to ignore. more

How safe is your city?

Written by Rich McKay | December 6, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, IoT...

Innovative cities all use data analytics to uncover insights across new digital technology such as body worn cameras, social media, and IoT sensors. more