By Matt Bellias on November 1, 2016

How augmented reality is transforming building management

This week IBM hosted TRIMax 2016, the only user group meeting with a combined focus on TRIRIGA and Maximo — our leading solutions in facilities and asset management. One of my favorite moments from the event was a demo of IBM’s Cognitive Buildings Solution, which uses augmented reality. Augmented reality lets users experience their physical, […]

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By Jen Clark on October 28, 2016

Whitepaper commentary: Embracing the IoT in the new era of cognitive buildings

A new Whitepaper has found that IoT-enabled buildings can contribute to new levels of productivity, increased environmental efficiency and improved well-being for those who live or work in them. The integration of IoT devices, cognitive platforms and Artificial Intelligence means the way is paved for innovative new services for engaging with building users, cutting costs […]

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By Paul Hesen on October 28, 2016

Around the world in 80 days by electric motorcycle – part 3 – navigation

In this series we follow the ‘Storm Wave’ electric motorcycle as it tours the world in 80 days. This week we look at TomTom’s involvement. You can read about the team’s mission and how they got started in part 1 of the story including the involvement of NXP and KPN  who’ve helped with communications infrastructure. […]

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By Mazlan Abbas on October 28, 2016

Building smart city solutions

The main theme of many Smart Cities conferences nowadays is people. The reason is that the millions of people who live in cities have different perspectives and priorities, meaning that offering new Smart City solutions to suit these diverse needs can be very tricky. A successful Smart City implementation in one country does not necessarily […]

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By Shivkumar Kalyanaraman on October 28, 2016

Industry 4.0 meets Cognitive IoT

Industry 4.0 is a term referring to the fourth phase of industrial innovation that is underway now. The term “Industrie 4.0” originates from a project in the high-tech strategy of the German government, popularized in the Hannover Fair, 2011. I refrain from using the word “revolution”, and prefer “phase” since technological progress is continuous, and […]

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By David Rogers on October 28, 2016

How do you standardise the Internet of Tigers?

A couple of months ago, I was present at a meeting in Geneva where the “Internet of Tigers” was discussed. The topic was raised by an African country – tigers are of course resident in Asia, although some do live on reserves in Africa, such as at Tiger Canyons in the Karoo, South Africa. Tracking […]

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By Scott Stockwell on October 27, 2016

Do you ‘really’ know your customers?

Spencer Morris, senior data scientist at InMoment. InMoment have an ‘experience hub’ that champions the voice of the customer. The company handles 2750,000 customer experiences every day. Forrester have reported that ‘improving the customer experience is the surest way to win, serve and retain customers’. Spencer Morris, SVP Data Insight at InMoment explains the power […]

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By Jen Clark on October 27, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 27th October 2016

Welcome to IBM’s weekly IoT round-up: the latest news in the connected world of the Internet of Things. This week saw Tinder launch a new app to encourage millennials to vote in the upcoming US Presidential Elections, a disposable contact lens piggyback on radio signals to connect to smartphones, and Japan exhibit a smart mirror […]

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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 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 Jen Clark on October 26, 2016

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital launches cognitive rooms

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc., three facilities with more than 900 acute care beds and part of Jefferson Health in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is working with IBM to launch cognitive hospital rooms powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) designed to enhance the patient experience and help bring deeper levels of personalized, agile […]

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By Scott Stockwell on October 26, 2016

Watson and the impact of cognitive computing

Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman and CEO began her keynote outlining what it takes to make a World with Watson. Ginni said there were three areas of impact that Watson would have: The AI platform for business The cognitive enterprise Transforming industries Ginni Rometty talks about a World with Watson 1. The AI platform for business […]

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