By Karen Lewis on August 31, 2016

ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit

IBM and ARM have worked together to create the ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit. It provides the user with a sleek out of the box experience. See how this kit would be beneficial in making new products and applications integrated in the cloud. Check out the Recipes for this kit and watch the video below.

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By Karen Lewis on August 31, 2016

Creating a new market with the help of IBM Watson IoT Platform

A discussion with James McKenzie, CEO of PhotonStar Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting represent the largest energy costs for businesses and prime targets for suppliers of Smart Building systems. Vendors claim that understanding detailed energy usage patterns and being able to control and manage consumption based on that information will deliver results to the […]

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By Karen Lewis on August 31, 2016

Use Watson IoT Platform and Node-RED to bring a dinosaur to life

Get your dinosaur to roar The IoT is the convergence of the physical and digital worlds, with data being fed to the cloud from different devices for different purposes. The challenge for many developers lies in getting data from their device to a place that they can analyze and respond to this data. Experts in […]

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By Angela Huang on August 31, 2016

Watson IoT and the environment: A connected world. A sustainable planet

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the approach to a sustainable environment. It is reducing carbon footprints and pollution; enabling us to do more with fewer resources; improving food security; mitigating the adverse impacts of weather and climate change, and changing our behavior based on what our environment and connected world is telling us. […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 31, 2016

Tapping the IoT to get the greatest value from your assets

For enterprises, each asset is part of a complex, dependent ecosystem. Hidden dependencies across assets pose serious threats to reliability. Given budget limitations, resources need to be prioritized based upon the most business-critical assets and a complete understanding of risk. One of the great advantages of tapping into Internet of Things is it can enable […]

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By Scott Amyx on August 29, 2016

Ready for the disruption from edge computing?

Technology evolves incredibly quickly—it seems that just a few years ago, companies were struggling with the idea of moving part of their operations to the cloud. Now, the cloud is seen as a primary driver of disruption in business, allowing even the smallest, leanest company to have access to incredible processing power and data insights. […]

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By Rod Smith on August 26, 2016

IoT technology in the velodrome: Team USA cycling

Collecting data is not a new phenomenon in the sports world. What has changed is how that data is collected and analyzed. As technology has advanced and evolved, the process of collecting data from elite athletes has been streamlined – going from hours to seconds – and we have access to new levels of detail […]

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By Victoria McClellan on August 26, 2016

John Cohn: 35 years with IBM

For the last 35 years, John Cohn has been an indispensable part of IBM. With over seventy patents and countless contributions to technology, he continues to innovate and promote progression within IBM. His passion for science and engineering enlighten all who will take the time to listen. Within IBM and developer communities, John is a […]

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By Liza Cooper on August 26, 2016

Air pollution in China and IBM green initiatives

Beijing, China has struggled with dangerous levels of pollution for years. In 2015, the city issued two unprecedented red alerts, indicating critical levels. Breathing Beijing’s air, according to a study released last year by U.S.-based nonprofit Berkeley Earth, is comparable to smoking 30 cigarettes a day. Air pollution fluctuates greatly based on weather, humidity, temperature, […]

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By Vijay Sankaran on August 25, 2016

Intelligent processes and yield improvement with IoT

In the previous blog we focused on capabilities and benefits available to manufacturing organizations via the combination of the IoT and analytic technologies – each fundamental components of cognitive manufacturing.  Intelligent, instrumented and connected equipment now enables lines of business closely associated with manufacturing processes to gain a far more detailed and accurate understanding of […]

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By Karen Lewis on August 24, 2016

Are you IoT ready?

IoT is hot and getting hotter. Consumers use it for health monitoring and ‘smart’ home devices, such as thermostats and appliances. On the business front, a piece of equipment — or any business asset, really — can be tagged, monitored, and analyzed. This might include a sensor-enabled pressure valve on a piece of drilling equipment, […]

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By Jim Crosskey on August 22, 2016

You can’t control the weather, but you can control how it impacts your business

Weather affects your businesses in a number of ways that normally fly under the radar, including its impact on the assets you manage. Take the example of a single rail car. It may be designed to operate in conditions under 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The likelihood of failure increases depending on how many days it has […]

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