By Harriet Green on September 7, 2016

The Internet of Things: changing the way we live

By Harriet Green, Global Head of Watson Internet of Things We live in an age of immense technological and social change, much of which has been brought about by the emergence of such advanced technologies as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and robotics. In fact, the current pace of change and the potential for […]

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By Jen Clark on September 7, 2016

Connected commuting: IoT and smart public transport

Public transport. What a joy. Who hasn’t been top-to-toe in tail lights, quietly seething and wishing that apparition (à la Harry Potter) would hurry up and be a real thing already. While disappearing and reappearing instantly in another place is confined to the realms of fantasy, for now at least, Internet of Things technology is […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Level up your IoT game with new skills and competencies

Many organizations see the need for IoT, but they haven’t yet worked out exactly what it means for their industry and for their company in particular. Organizations worry that IoT will be a really disruptive technology which will allow their competitor’s to get to market first, taking out a whole market sector which had previously […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Full marks for The Developer’s Guide to the IoT

As the very first commercial curriculum partner for Coursera (the world largest MOOC), IBM Watson IoT needed to adhere to the same rigorous university standards for delivering challenging and instructional education content for IoT application developers. “The hands-on labs and exercises inspired me to try out other examples / ideas to further extend my IoT […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Discover new Watson IoT Platform recipes

Check out these new recipes for Watson IoT Platform. No matter what your interests are, there is bound to be a recipe to spark your interest. After you try them out, let us know how you used the recipes in the comments fields below. Recipe: Using Node-RED on Docker with weather APIs Recipe: Trying out […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

New Watson IoT Platform enhancements for the developer

Take advantage of new enhancements available in the Watson IoT Platform. In this article, Neil Postlethwaite takes you through each enhancement, providing links, recipes and even a simulation tool. Have a read of https://developer.ibm.com/iotplatform/2016/09/06/platform-updates-summer2016/ and let us know what you think below.

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Olli: Artificial Intelligence for the real world, in record time

Moving fast with Olli. From concept, to prototype, through design, out into the market, and taking orders for sales of vehicles – all in less than three months. That’s what disruptive technology is about. Olli is built by Local Motors, the start-up famous for creating the first 3D printed car. However, the brains for Olli […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Deliver the right data to the cloud for deeper analysis with new edge analytics

The Watson IoT Platform Analytics team has been hard at work on a new feature enabling analytics at the edge of the network. We announced the forthcoming capabilities back in June with Cisco and several of our joint beta customers. Edge analytics are now live in the Watson IoT Platform service, allowing you to configure […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Now you can always take the weather with you

The Weather Company, an IBM business are leveraging one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platforms in the world to provide critical weather data to millions of people in currently underserved areas. With severe weather statistically occurring more frequently, governments and businesses are seeking supplemental weather data to better prepare for impending disasters. in […]

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By Lynne Slowey on September 2, 2016

IoT India Congress 2016: Interview with Sanjay Bramhawar

Sanjay Bramhawar is IBM’s Global Head & Managing Partner Strategic Business Development, IBM Watson Internet of Things. He’ll be speaking at IoT India Congress, held on 6th – 8th September 2016. Question: In the digitally disruptive world, where would you place Watson IoT? Sanjay: Let’s start first with the Internet of Things, and then talk […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 2, 2016

Meet Cognitive Candy creator, Igor Ramos

Cognitive Candy is an internet connected candy dispensing machine that uses Watson IoT Lab Dashboard, Blockchain and IoT Real-Time Insights, and is built on Raspberry Pi. Candy gives away treats to people if she “feels” like doing so. If you want to receive candy, all you have to do is engage her in a friendly […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 2, 2016

Meet ecosystem builder and master connector of silicon to the cloud, Dave Locke

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting up with Dave Locke in the IBM Hursley Innovation Center.  Dave Locke is one of the master ecosystem builders – working in the IBM Watson IoT Business Unit.  Dave’s main day job is helping to build out the Watson IoT ecosystem of partners – which includes companies […]

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