HARMAN upgrades the hotel experience at CES 2017

Written by Victoria McClellan | January 9, 2017 | Buildings, Conferences

Bringing a Personal Concierge to your Hotel Experience with HARMAN As the leader in providing sound and lighting equipment around the world, HARMAN is innovating in the tourism industry with the help of IBM’s Watson. Like the personal room assistant for Thomas Jefferson Hospital, HARMAN and JBL are bringing this experience to the hotel industry. ...read more

IBM and Medtronic at CES 2017: predictive care for diabetes

Written by Victoria McClellan | January 7, 2017 | Health and medicine

In the winter of 2015, my dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Watching him have to adjust to the pricking, the blood, the medication, etc. was a difficult task and my family sought after more simple measures for management. In the connected world, the Internet of Things is able to simplify healthcare. IBM and ...read more

IBM, Hidden Figures the movie, and opportunities for education and diversity in tech

Written by Victoria McClellan | January 7, 2017 | Blog

Progression in technology comes with progression of education. Hidden Figures, a 20th Century Fox film released January 6, 2017, highlights the opportunities involved when intelligent, courageous women take strides to create the math to send astronauts to the moon. At CES this year, I had the opportunity to sit down before a panel of very ...read more

Innovation at the speed of digital: Enabling new products and services through IoT ecosystems

Written by Victoria McClellan | January 6, 2017 | Conferences

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the changes happening in the digital world are self-evident. From VR (virtual reality) to self- driving shuttles, the technology showcased could not have been dreamed up even ten years ago. As connected devices become an integral part of the everyday, it will be harder and harder to keep pace ...read more

Cognitive Marchesa dress lights up the night

Written by Victoria McClellan | October 27, 2016 | Events

The Met Gala. The night where fashion meets future. Designers and celebrities live out their wildest fantasies in fashion for one night. For the 2016 Met Gala, IBM approached Marchesa, world famous high fashion designers, to create a dress that would light up the night. The story Five weeks before the Met Gala, IBM took ...read more

Autonomous boats: self-driving in Amsterdam

Written by Victoria McClellan | October 14, 2016 | Cities

Amsterdam: a quaint city overflowing with charm. After a recent visit, I fulfilled all of my dreams: riding bikes, visiting the Anne Frank house, and eating endless waffles. At the point when I had to slow down, I sat and watched the boats filled with locals and tourists roll by, and the question came to ...read more

John Cohn: 35 years with IBM

Written by Victoria McClellan | August 26, 2016 | Blog

For the last 35 years, John Cohn has been an indispensable part of IBM. With over seventy patents and countless contributions to technology, he continues to innovate and promote progression within IBM. His passion for science and engineering enlighten all who will take the time to listen. Within IBM and developer communities, John is a ...read more

IoT ruins movies: The Dark Knight Rises

Written by Victoria McClellan | August 19, 2016 | Buildings

Setting the scene Working with Watson IoT, everything starts to change. We talk about it all the time; IoT has an impact on everything from buildings to cars to the weather. As I have spent more time digging around to understand the revolution of IoT, I have seen that it has changed the way I ...read more