By Karen Lewis on April 25, 2017

IBM brings cognition to the factory floor

According to Business Insider Intelligence, the growth of the installed base of manufacturing IoT devices will expand to 923 million in 2020 – that’s 3x growth from 237 million in 2015. When faced with exponential growth and demand, the quality versus quantity conundrum is an unavoidable topic of conversation. Here’s why – manufacturing IoT devices […]

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By Karen Lewis on April 25, 2017

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

Today at Hannover Messe 2017, ABB and IBM announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB AbilityTM, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure using artificial intelligence. The new suite of breakthrough solutions aims to help organizations […]

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By Dan Bigos on April 25, 2017

The increasingly pervasive role of digital in manufacturing

Hannover Messe has everything – supplies, parts, tools, machinery, software, communications, financing, services, and all the professional experience and expertise one would need to create the ideal manufacturing environment to rapidly transform concept into product. The event is simultaneously overwhelming and inspiring. While the main focus of the event is “things” (as it has always […]

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By Karen Lewis on April 24, 2017

Tech Mahindra: Improving shop floor traceability with CATS

Hannover Messe is massive! This year, seven international leading trade fairs will happen at the Messe, covering a wide range of themes and exhibits – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. In Hall 7, Booth C18, we caught up with the Tech Mahindra […]

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By Karen Lewis on April 19, 2017

Hannover Messe 2017: Experience the fourth industrial revolution with IBM 

Hannover Messe is the world’s most important industrial show. With billions of sensors in the world connecting equipment to IT systems, and artificial intelligence producing insight about their performance and operating environment, we are entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In the years ahead, every aspect of work and life will be transformed by cognitive systems. […]

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By Jen Clark on February 17, 2017

Munich Genius of Things summit: it’s a wrap

Yesterday our much-anticipated Genius of Things summit took place at our new Headquarters in Munich – a vibrant coming together of IBMers, clients, partners and researchers all committed to the future of the IoT. Now, the $200 million collaboratory is officially open for business, and it certainly started with a bang. Harriet Green, GM, Watson Internet […]

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By Scott Stockwell on December 15, 2016

What’s in a complete toolbox for asset management?

The International Maintenance Conference in Bonita Spring, Florida this week has record numbers in attendance with over 1,000 maintenance, asset and reliability professionals. The expo hall is also overflowing with nearly 100 suppliers of leading solutions specializing in asset management, reliability, condition monitoring, innovative technologies, useful products, and vital services. In salute to the nature […]

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By Jen Clark on December 1, 2016

Christmas gifts and IoT: The best products for an early adopter

It’s coming! Christmas is coming! The stores have been busting out the festive hits since Halloween, and it’s time to get cracking with gift-buying. Stuck for inspiration? Fear not. The connected Christmas list is here (Santa’s gone hi-tech) with gift ideas for the gadget lovers among your nearest and dearest. Gifts for the gadget lover […]

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By Jen Clark on November 29, 2016

Precision: The Internet of Things course with Dr Timothy Chou

Mystified by the hows, whats and wherefores of the IoT? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. And now there’s a course designed to make it simple – courtesy of the IoT Institute and Dr Timothy Chou, Lecturer at Stanford University and author of Precision: Principles, Practices and Solutions for the Internet of Things. Why the course […]

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By Scott Stockwell on November 2, 2016

The cognitive chocolatier

The Cognitive Concourse at this year’s World of Watson in Las Vegas, brought together companies from around the world, already taking advantage of Watson’s cognitive capabilities. With somewhat of a sweet tooth, it didn’t take long for me to spot ‘the cognitive chocolatier’ stand and head on over. I met with Dan McKenney from Nunu […]

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By Victoria McClellan on October 27, 2016

Cognitive Marchesa dress lights up the night

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 […]

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By John Connolly on October 26, 2016

John Cohn’s Webinar on the Internet of Things: connecting the world

While 90 percent of businesses know the term ‘Internet of Things’, many companies are looking to discover how they can take advantage of this groundbreaking technology to provide valuable client-centric outcomes. John Cohn, IBM Fellow in the Internet of Things Division and chief scientist of design automation, will discuss IBM’s point of view on how […]

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