By Karen Lewis on November 16, 2016

Skyhook and Watson IoT keep your assets on track

Skyhook and Watson IoT: Using hybrid location solutions to keep your assets on track Imagine a scenario that occurs daily across the world: one hospital needs to transport an organ across town to another hospital where a transplant recipient is waiting. The receiving hospital is tracking its location to make sure everything is ready at […]

Continue reading

By Jen Clark on November 16, 2016

IoT sensors and sport – CCTV Tibet Challenge

Cycling fans were able to follow October’s Tibet Challenge more closely than ever before, thanks to a live feed from cyclists participating in the event to a dedicated web platform where fans can follow their progress. Forty cyclists took part in the extreme endurance event, racing the 2,000km distance from Sichuan to Tibet over extraordinarily […]

Continue reading

By Chris O'Connor on November 15, 2016

IBM Watson IoT evaluated as a leading IoT platform

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. With these capabilities and the […]

Continue reading

By Lisa Stuckless on November 15, 2016

E&U companies can now create CUE’s on WIP

Compatible unit estimating (CUE) is a fundamental component in a utility transmission and distribution work management process. Companies use compatible unit estimates to calculate the cost of work, determine the labor hours and the bill of materials needed to perform an specific or a work package. Using this information, a work order can then be created […]

Continue reading

By Dr Lucy Rogers on November 15, 2016

How to control a lot of IoT devices – remotely

“Are you not IoT weary?” I asked the other people hoping to get into the hands-on workshop. This was the last morning of the five-day World of Watson conference. I thought there might be IoT overdose. I didn’t think there would be a queue for the “Introduction to IoT – Build Your Own Basic IoT […]

Continue reading

By Dibbe Edwards on November 15, 2016

IBM adds PLM platform Aras Innovator to complement Continuous Engineering solution

IBM will offer the Aras Innovator product lifecycle management (PLM) platform to complement the IBM Internet of Things Continuous Engineering solution to deliver end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) product development. IBM, the market leader in systems and software development, announces Aras Innovator PLM platform available from IBM.  Aras Innovator represents a breakthrough in flexibility, scalability, […]

Continue reading

By Will Reilly on November 11, 2016

Drones aren’t grounded – decisions on the fly with Watson

Drones have really fired our imaginations in the last couple of years. When Amazon announced it was investigating using them for home delivery we all started to envisage a future with thousands of them zipping around us all the time carrying books, clothes, tea bags and all the other stuff we buy online. And as […]

Continue reading

By Scott Stockwell on November 10, 2016

How to build a bot – in 10 minutes

At the World of Watson Developer Conference, Dan O’Connor, Senior Software Engineer for Watson Conversation Services took to the stage to teach the audience how to create a bot – in 10 minutes. Dan’s worked for Watson for over four years and knows the conversation service, among others really well. Building conversational bots Users want […]

Continue reading

By Dr Lucy Rogers on November 10, 2016

What did Dr Lucy Rogers ‘make’ of World of Watson?

Dr Lucy Rogers is a maker and engineer, and judge of BBC TV’s series Robot Wars. She joined IBM at World of Watson, and here’s what she thought of the tech, the talks, the self-driving car, and the cognitive noun… It was clear from everything I saw at World of Watson that IBM has some […]

Continue reading

By Lynne Slowey on November 10, 2016

Hacking with a purpose: Safer communities through mobile tech: A recipe for developers

The potential to revolutionize the use of IoT for social good has never been better. Social innovation is about the greater good—using IoT to help build healthier, safer, and smarter cities for those in need of greater access to critical services and improved living conditions. This wave of technology is already providing monumental support for […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

By Jen Clark on November 10, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 10th November 2016

Welcome to IBM’s weekly IoT round-up: the latest news in the connected world of the Internet of Things. This week, GoPro recalls its ill-fated Karma drone, placeholders for 100 new Pokémon are discovered in the Pokémon GO code, and scientists from Oxford University develop a lip-reading AI machine. Read on for the latest stories. New […]

Continue reading