Charity and development

Urgent worldwide call for developers: help us provide earthquake preparation to those in impacted areas

Written by Lin Ju | July 8, 2019 | Charity and development, Environment, News / Press release

A group of us at IBM in Toronto, Canada have developed a solution to assist those who live in volatile areas. Frida, an end-to-end solution for natural disasters, also brings support to first responders and others who provide much needed relief when disaster strikes. ...read more


Innovation begins at home with the Internet of Caring Things

Written by Karen Lewis | November 28, 2016 | Charity and development

Ambient Assisted Living: Passive monitoring of elderly and vulnerable people in their homes The average life expectancy at birth now exceeds 83 years in Japan, 81 in several other countries, and in East Asia, now exceeds 74 years. Advances in science and medicine mean we are living longer, healthier lives. It also means that there ...read more


Now you can always take the weather with you

Written by Karen Lewis | September 5, 2016 | Charity and development, Environment

The Weather Company, an IBM business are leveraging one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platforms in the world to provide critical weather data to millions of people in currently underserved areas. With severe weather statistically occurring more frequently, governments and businesses are seeking supplemental weather data to better prepare for impending disasters. in ...read more


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Written by Rodrigo Ibraim Teixeira | April 21, 2015 | Charity and development, Conferences, Security...

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