By Jen Clark on October 14, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: can IoT help safeguard us in crisis?

The U.S. is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which for two weeks has swept destructive hurricane-force winds along the Florida coast, pushing north to Georgia and the Carolinas. A Reuters report estimates that nearly 900 people have died in Haiti, with 17 killed in the U.S., due to a devastating combination of rainfall […]

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By Victoria McClellan on October 14, 2016

Autonomous boats: self-driving in Amsterdam

Amsterdam: a quaint city overflowing with charm. After a recent visit, I fulfilled all of my dreams: riding bikes, visiting the Anne Frank house, and eating endless waffles. At the point when I had to slow down, I sat and watched the boats filled with locals and tourists roll by, and the question came to […]

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By Sebastian Wedeniwski on October 14, 2016

AutoMOBILE – the future data-defined mobility experience

The connected car is transforming from a hardware-defined vehicle to a data-defined mobility experience, inside a contextual space that can be personalized and is capable to learn. But what exactly is a data-defined vehicle and how will we start designing this? Today, vehicles are about, physical appearance, physical engine design, and physical performance, manage and […]

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By Jen Clark on October 13, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 13th October 2016

This week we’ve got a round-up of news from tech and IoT, London Fashion Week has its first mixed reality show, a smart kettle famously fails to boil, adapted cell phones track deforestation in real time and Ozlo the new AI assistant launches on iOS. Check out the top stories of the week. VR technology […]

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By Franklin Morris on October 13, 2016

Five ways IoT will change how you experience air travel

Remember your last cross-country flight? Between the hassle of checking in, the security lines, the fear of missing luggage and the ever-diminishing legroom, the experience probably left plenty of room for improvement. But there is good news on the horizon for airline passengers. Your air travel experience — on the ground and in the air […]

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By Jen Clark on October 13, 2016

IoT ruins movies: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Setting the scene – the fourth industrial revolution If you’re interested in the IoT you may have also heard of something called Industry 4.0 – otherwise known as the fourth industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 manufacturing is all about the increasing connectivity of smaller and smaller components, some of which are in machines on the factory […]

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By Karen Lewis on October 12, 2016

Connect 30 IoT devices in 30 days? Now you can

Overcome your IoT implementation speed bumps with a Connect & Visualize Approach. Persistent Systems is a product engineering services company that has been in business for 25 years. Last week I sat down with Persistent Systems to gain some insight into some of the trends they’ve seen in enterprise IoT implementations, and to learn more […]

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By Jen Clark on October 12, 2016

What is industry 4.0?

Industry 4.0: IoT does smart manufacturing Industry 4.0 manufacturing is all about the increasing connectivity of smaller and smaller components. It uses the data collected by physical things, either built products out in the real world, or components within a machine on the production line, to impact how these things themselves are manufactured. The more […]

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By Brendan Crotty on October 12, 2016

Celebrating 10 years of IBM’s dominance in enterprise asset management

October 5th marked the 10-year anniversary of IBM’s acquisition of MRO Software, and it’s natural to reflect on how much Maximo has evolved over the years and celebrate some of our accomplishments.  But it’s equally exciting to think about what the future holds. At the time of the acquisition, IBM was building out a world-class […]

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By Brendan Crotty on October 11, 2016

Are you efficiently scheduling your maintenance and service work?

Today, even advanced businesses are falling short when it comes to scheduling their workers’ time — arguably their most precious resource. Planning and scheduling often still take place on post-it notes and in Excel spreadsheets, with work often divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Important factors such as weather or traffic are rarely […]

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By Timothy Chou on October 11, 2016

The precision race car: IoT and the story of Sam Schmidt

A few years ago I was introduced to track racing and have since had the opportunity to drive at Laguna Seca where I navigated the infamous Corkscrew—successfully. So when I heard Sam Schmidt’s story, I was impressed, to say the least. Sam started racing professionally at the age of 31—which is relatively old compared to […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 10, 2016

Five must-haves for a successful IoT platform

The Internet of Things transformation is being driven by enterprises. Consumer products such as wearables and connected electronics certainly garner a large part of the market, but IDC estimates more than 80 percent of IoT spend through 2020 will be on B2B applications and use cases. The Internet of Things will be one of the […]

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