By Laura Langendorf on October 4, 2017

10 genius quotes from Genius of Things Boston

The Genius of Things in Boston is a wrap! A big thank you to the more than 400+ attendees who joined us in person and via the livestream. Below is a sampling of some of the best quotes we heard throughout the day. . “Think big. Start small. Go fast.” – Bob Wolpert, corporate senior […]

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By Matthew Mikell on October 4, 2017

New ‘reality’ of the connected worker: AR with Maximo

In the IBM blog “How using mobility and innovation for FSM will define your future,” we began to highlight the advantages of faster problem resolution with augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence. Coupled with Maximo and mobility, the brings numerous advantages for a worker while working remotely. It means instant access to asset and inventory […]

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By Adrian Mitchell on October 4, 2017

Connected Government – how IoT will help manage assets, resources and people

Spoiler alert: Big Brother actually is watching, but not in the way you think. These days every federal agency is connected through a wide array of devices and sensors that collect data on many aspects of their operations. With the help of IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT), this data is helping customers lead healthier […]

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By Laura Langendorf on October 3, 2017

Genius of Things Boston – Leap the four hurdles to IoT readiness

October 4, we’ll gather at Boston for the Genius of Things event, the fourth in a five-part series. There, with our partners in business, innovation and education, we’ll share real-life examples of how IoT is reshaping business and society. We’ll also showcase the ways in which IoT 2.0 creates deeper, more value-rich customer relationships and leaps […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 2, 2017

Genius of Things 2017: Shanghai

I was lucky to be a part of the Genius of Things event in Shanghai, where we were joined by hundreds of clients. The Chinese market is primed to take advantage of the Internet of Things: It was valued at 71 billion RMB (~ $11 billion USD) in 2015 and is projected to grow to […]

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By Sarah Dudley on September 25, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at the technology behind your electricity

I think most of us can agree that electricity plays a pretty significant role in our lives. It gives us light, powers our electronics, and makes it possible to binge on Netflix when we feel the urge. At work, it powers machines that manufacture the goods and services we use everyday. When we lose electricity […]

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By Sapna Nauhria on September 25, 2017

Best-in-class manufacturers usher in the fourth Industrial Revolution

The introduction of Internet of Things (IoT) into the manufacturing world has ushered in the fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. Not surprisingly, this era will be unlike any that has come before it. It will introduce systems and machines that can communicate with each other, and use artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive […]

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By Francois Spruyt on September 22, 2017

The Internet of Things, Cloud and Analytics: The New Frontier in Protecting the Endangered Rhino

Francois Spruyt, Chairman Welgevonden Game Reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve in South Africa features 37,000 hectares (the equivalent of just over 90 thousand acres) of diverse landscapes and geology, and is home to much of the African continent’s stunning wildlife. South Africa is also home to most of the world’s remaining rhinos. At Welgevonden you will […]

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By Jen Clark on September 22, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 21st September 2017

This week, the connected world brings artificial intelligence and augmented reality to medicine, robots have a go at music making and Matternet’s autonomous drones ditch their human minders and successfully refuel themselves. Read on for the latest. Autonomous Matternet drones are self-fueling and loading Autonomous drone delivery service Matternet has developed an automated base station where […]

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By Jen Clark on September 20, 2017

Presentation: new business models driven by cognitive intelligence

Last week’s IAA event in Frankfurt was the place for people passionate about the automotive industry to come together, play with new ideas, investigate new business opportunities and share their thoughts on where the industry will go next. Among them was Stefan Schumacher, IBM’s Global Director for Connected Vehicle & Mobility Services, who discussed new, […]

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By Hamsa Srinivasan on September 19, 2017

How the Internet of Things and water utility companies are making a splash

Imagine waking up with no running water. How would that impact your morning routine? Would you have enough bottled water on hand to get ready for work? If this lack of water lasts all day or all week, it would become truly problematic. No running water to flush the toilet. No water to brush your […]

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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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