The Internet of Things: the next economic revolution

Written by Liza Cooper | February 8, 2017 | Factories, Infographic, Manufacturing

The industrial Internet of Things The Internet of Things is beginning to permeate every facet of our world and take hold in all major industries. The introduction of IoT technologies into manufacturing and large, industrial scale machinery, is fostering a new economy nurtured by these technologies. The Industrial IoT enables machines to communicate with one ...read more


Air pollution in China and IBM green initiatives

Written by Liza Cooper | August 26, 2016 | Blog, Environment

Beijing, China has struggled with dangerous levels of pollution for years. In 2015, the city issued two unprecedented red alerts, indicating critical levels. Breathing Beijing’s air, according to a study released last year by U.S.-based nonprofit Berkeley Earth, is comparable to smoking 30 cigarettes a day. Air pollution fluctuates greatly based on weather, humidity, temperature, ...read more


World of Watson: register now

Written by Liza Cooper | August 16, 2016 | Conferences

You are cordially invited to the World of Watson event on October 24th through the 27th at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, USA. See what the future will bring This event will showcase the cognitive power of Watson and the potential that it brings for the future. See how data, analytics, and Watson can change your ...read more


Robots and their impact on sporting events

Written by Liza Cooper | August 15, 2016 | Robotics, Sport and fitness

As athletes and coaches begin to adopt IoT technology, 21st century fans are beginning to expect more from sporting events. The world of robotics and AI have so much to offer in terms of event management, so why not bring bots to stadiums the world over? Using robots to organize fans Concierge robots could bring ...read more


Dogstar: the world’s first dog emotion sensor

Written by Liza Cooper | August 10, 2016 | Home

I am willing to bet that you, or someone you know, uses a wearable device. I am also willing to claim that your dog does not have his or her own wearable. Yet. Meet Dogstar. Dogstar was born at Cornell University, during their Startup Studio, a program that encourages students to flex their entrepreneurial muscles. ...read more


IoT and the environment: A greener world

Written by Liza Cooper | August 3, 2016 | Environment

The Internet of Things opens up a world of possibilities for the future of businesses, environments, and lives. One of the many impacts of the Internet of Things is the increased understanding of energy needs and consumptions. Through smart-architecture, building designers and tenants can understand how people interact with their physical spaces. IoT technology gives ...read more


IoT and sport: An infographic of play

Written by Liza Cooper and Amy Bennett | July 21, 2016 | Infographic, Sport and fitness

Sport and cognitive solutions IBM’s Watson is changing the game for athletes. How we play, enjoy, and manage sport is being effected by live, real-time, actionable data insights. Take a look at our infographic below, and let us know how you use data to guide your daily sporting activity. ...read more


The future with robotics and AI is bright

Written by Liza Cooper | July 15, 2016 | Robotics

Since the dawn of technology, there have been fears surrounding the future. What will these advances bring? How will they change our lives? What does this mean for my livelihood? In the twenty-first century these fears are the same. “Will robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) put me out of a job?” The answer is yes, ...read more


IBM and AT&T join forces in the IoT

Written by Liza Cooper | July 13, 2016 | Article, Blog

IBM and AT&T team up to create robust IoT solutions. This collaboration will provide deeper insights from data collected from connected devices. This partnership will bring forth a fully integrated solution that will provide access to powerful design tools, global connectivity, advance analytics, and cognitive services for analyzing IoT data. These features will help to ...read more


Connected cars are a driving force for the IoT

Written by Liza Cooper | July 11, 2016 | Automotive

In Q1 of this year, more automobiles were connected to cellular networks than mobile phones. 84% of American’s use a cellphone, according to a study by Chetan Sharma Consulting. This number has remained steady for the last few years and is not expected to shift much in the near future. Those who are purchasing cellphones ...read more


Introduction to robotics

Written by Liza Cooper | June 30, 2016 | Home, Robotics

Today, robots live among us. Recent technological advancements have brought robotics out of the science fiction novel and into our living rooms. While this might seem frightening to some, robots are here to help. Inventors and businessmen have been creating innovative solutions to problems for generations. From the lightbulb to email, we have been solving ...read more


David Haase rides with IoT data

Written by Liza Cooper | June 15, 2016 | Case Study, Sport and fitness

Dave Haase, four-time top American finisher in the Race Across America (RAAM) is setting off once again. The Race Across America is a cycling race like none you have seen before. The race spans three thousand miles, from the pacific to the Atlantic. The race begins in Oceanside California and ends in Annapolis, Maryland. Cyclists ...read more