Robotics

By Deon Newman on November 15, 2017

The Genius of Customers: Innovation

The Genius of Things. It’s the perfect title for four global events we hosted in September and October. There, we brought partners, customers and IBMers together in Mumbai, Shanghai, Boston and Dubai. In four cities, with 2,100+ attendees, we were honored by the 80 clients who spoke on our behalf. So many amazing stories! That’s […]

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By Niklaus Waser on September 18, 2017

Laptops and Lederhosen: meet Sepp, Motel One’s robot employee

Always wanted to chat to a robot in Lederhosen? Now is your chance! Meet Sepp, Motel One’s stylish employee. He is already dressed to the nines in his Lederhosen, typical Bavarian attire, just in time for the biggest beer festival in the world – Oktoberfest! Oh, and he just so happens to be a robot. Sepp […]

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By Karen Lewis on November 15, 2017

Adaptive robots with Watson IoT and KUKA

The Genius of Things. It’s the perfect title for four global events we hosted in September and October. There, we brought partners, customers and IBMers together in Mumbai, Shanghai, Boston and Dubai. In four cities, with 2,100+ attendees, we were honored by the 80 clients who spoke on our behalf. So many amazing stories! That’s […]

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By Karen Lewis and on April 25, 2017

How to nurse a sick robot back to health

How do you know when a robot is feeling under the weather? You can’t tell when a robot is not well just by looking at it – you need to use data to help understand what’s happening. Today, for example, if I imagine all the robots on the floor at Hannover Messe are on an […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 21, 2017

Dehyping Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Dr. Sabine Hauert, President and Co-Founder of Robohub.org and Assistant Professor in Robotics at the University of Bristol, provided the InterConnect 2017 audience with an insightful (and interactive) discussion about robotics – highlighting the need for balanced media and communications around robotics and artificial intelligence. As a member of the Royal Society’s Working Group on […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 20, 2017

WaterBot: connected for safe water

Water, water everywhere, but is it safe to drink? The nation’s public water systems are stressed. How utilities respond to this challenge and get support for increasing rates will require careful planning, strategic prioritization, appropriate rate structures, public outreach, and effective communication with all stakeholders. Replacing service lines nationwide would cost billions of dollars. If […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 20, 2017

Q.bo One: Leveling the playing field in AI and Robotics

TheCorpora S.L. is a robotics and artificial intelligence company based in Barcelona, Spain. Founded 10 years ago when the company recognized a market opportunity to create low cost, open source interactive robots, Q.bo was the team’s first product. Developed and built from scratch, Q.bo has now been shipped to hundreds of customers, including a number […]

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By Dr Lucy Rogers on March 14, 2017

Hack a bunny for Easter: A Dr Lucy Rogers maker project

Have you got an object that reminds you of someone when you look at it? Wouldn’t it be nice if they knew you were thinking of them, just with the push of a button? For Easter, I have made an Easter Bunny with a heart that lights up when it receives an “I am thinking […]

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By Karen Lewis on November 10, 2016

Humans and systems: Creating natural interfaces to augment human ability

Natural Language Processing is the key to enabling devices to listen, learn, and act appropriately by understanding data and language in context. Summary Imagine a world where artificial intelligence and cognitive computing work in tandem with humans. Natural Language Processing (NLP) can help to facilitate interactions between users and systems. A system can be a […]

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By Zach Jory on October 27, 2016

Transforming Telecom Inspection with Intelligent Drones

In ten short years, the Internet of Things has made the leap from conceptual to actual. Early predictions for IoT that once seemed out of this world are starting to feel more like an understatement. As the IoT becomes ubiquitous, we see a steady push to adapt IoT technologies to industry-specific applications to save money […]

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By Anne Ahola Ward on October 25, 2016

Why everyone should be crazy for bots

Bots are the new “It” thing. Also known as chat bots, a web robot, or an Internet bot, bots are merely applications that are able to run automated tasks much faster and more efficiently than a human would. Everyone seems to have gone crazy for bots, and while the tech may seem new to most […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 27, 2016

Moving to a new world of cognitive manufacturing systems

This article is Part 1 of a series focused on how the application of cognitive IoT is triggering business and digital transformation. By tapping the power of cognitive computing, organizations are moving from IoT vision and proof of concept to strategic deployments aimed at driving real transformation. The result is a new industrial era defined […]

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