aerospace

Technology Prowess at The Paris Air Show

Written by Christopher Rospenda | June 20, 2017 | Asset Management, Events

As a technological and aviation enthusiast sitting in the grand stands today at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the rate of change and progress the aviation industry has experienced as a result of technology advancements. The ability to send teams into space and collect data from planets ...read more


How real are autonomous airplanes?

Written by Matt Bellias | January 16, 2017 | Aerospace, Blog

Recently BBC News published an intriguing story about a project from BAE Systems to develop an airplane that flies by itself. Autonomous cars are one of the hottest topics in technology and the Internet of Things, so it’s no surprise that companies are applying these innovations to airplanes  But drawing parallels between cars and airplanes ...read more


It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Watson IoT!

Written by Bret Greenstein | October 3, 2016 | Aerospace, Blog, Manufacturing...

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have lift off. Watson IoT now has a bird’s eye view of the world thanks to a partnership we unveiled today with Aerialtronics.  Aerialtronics designs unmanned aircraft systems or what we like to call drones. These are not the toys you see kids using on their front lawns or at the ...read more


How to tweet from space – the launch

Written by John McNamara | August 9, 2016 | Aerospace, Platform

Following six weeks of frenetic preparation by a team of Imperial College students and an IBM Senior Inventor, The Sentinel was finally ready to launch Watson into space. An affordable, cognitive probe that could keep watch on earth. It would look for signs of danger and report back any issues it saw. It would also ...read more


How to tweet from space – the build

Written by John McNamara | August 2, 2016 | Aerospace, Platform

On Wednesday, 4 May, four students from Imperial College London met with a Senior Inventor and Computer Scientist at IBM’s R&D Centre in Hursley Park, Hampshire.  Their vision was to launch an affordable, cognitive probe into space that could keep watch on earth. They called themselves ‘Project Edge‘. It would look for signs of danger ...read more