By Liza Cooper on July 15, 2016

The future with robotics and AI is bright

Since the dawn of technology, there have been fears surrounding the future. What will these advances bring? How will they change our lives? What does this mean for my livelihood? In the twenty-first century these fears are the same. “Will robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) put me out of a job?” The answer is yes, […]

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By Liza Cooper on July 13, 2016

IBM and AT&T join forces in the IoT

IBM and AT&T team up to create robust IoT solutions. This collaboration will provide deeper insights from data collected from connected devices. This partnership will bring forth a fully integrated solution that will provide access to powerful design tools, global connectivity, advance analytics, and cognitive services for analyzing IoT data. These features will help to […]

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By Greg Knowles on July 12, 2016

Bring the power of Watson IoT to the Edge

IBM is working with Cisco to coordinate analytics and data processing from the cloud to the edge to respond to conditions with low latency and throttle the flow to the cloud. Greg Knowles, IBM Program Director, Internet of Things Analytics, Watson IoT will be sharing the details at Cisco Live! Attend CiscoLive! to hear about […]

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By Liza Cooper on July 11, 2016

Connected cars are a driving force for the IoT

In Q1 of this year, more automobiles were connected to cellular networks than mobile phones. 84% of American’s use a cellphone, according to a study by Chetan Sharma Consulting. This number has remained steady for the last few years and is not expected to shift much in the near future. Those who are purchasing cellphones […]

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By Zach Jory on July 8, 2016

IoT – a disruptive force for manufacturers

The Internet of Things is changing the way the world operates. IoT is the technology driver for the 4th industrial revolution – a revolution in which things as opposed to the internet are creating a disruptive force in manufacturing; where each and every physical object or system is becoming smart and connected thanks to electronics, […]

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By Penny Schlyer and Ernesto Martinez on July 5, 2016

How USA Cycling uses mobile technologies for a competitive edge

Every second matters – mobile delivers a competitive edge Team pursuit track cycling is an exciting competitive sport that takes place in laboratory-like conditions in a velodrome with teams of four cyclists racing around a steeply banked oval track with two 180-degree circular bends at upwards of 52 mph. The difference between winning and losing […]

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By Sayyidul Arafat on July 5, 2016

Is model based engineering suitable for the ‘Internet of Things’?

Ever since I heard of ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ and how it is going to revolutionize everything in the world by connecting human and non-human ‘things’ to enhance efficiency, ease and consumer experience; I was beginning to doubt if current technologies and tools to develop products could cope up with it. I began to investigate […]

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By Ian Gass on July 4, 2016

Introduction to Blockchain

Blockchain technologies have the potential to radically alter the way that data of value (e.g. assets, money, certificates, important records, etc.) are recorded and transacted.  They hold the potential to create peer-to-peer networks where these data records are trusted despite the lack of a centralised coordinator. Establishing trust and transparency For those completely new to […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 30, 2016

Putting the human touch into buildings

The Internet of Things is going to transform how we work and live in more ways than many of us can imagine. Rapid advances in technology such as cognitive analytics, pervasive connectivity and embedded sensors are transforming every part of business. This transformation is leading to improved operations and lower costs, and engaging and personalized […]

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By Liza Cooper on June 30, 2016

Introduction to robotics

Today, robots live among us. Recent technological advancements have brought robotics out of the science fiction novel and into our living rooms. While this might seem frightening to some, robots are here to help. Inventors and businessmen have been creating innovative solutions to problems for generations. From the lightbulb to email, we have been solving […]

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By Bret Greenstein on June 29, 2016

Building blocks for transformation

If you saw Eric-Jan Kaak at the CeBIT conference in Hannover, Germany you would have seen a man playing with LEGO® wearing a big smile and a suit in a room full of enthusiastic geeks and technologists. The toy building blocks are a part of the IcoSense showcase, not just because they are playful and […]

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By Kim Kemble on June 28, 2016

The internet of type 1 diabetes

The numbers are staggering. In their 2016 Global Report on Diabetes, the World Health Organization found that: Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980 The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population It caused […]

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