IDC MarketScape names IBM Watson IoT a Leader in IoT Platforms

Written by Chris O'Connor | July 11, 2017 | News / Press release, Platform

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. With these capabilities and the more

Blockchain means big changes for IoT: Are you ready?

Written by Karen Lewis | February 9, 2017 | Blog

What is blockchain? Blockchain is a technology for a new generation of transactional applications that establishes trust, accountability and transparency while streamlining business processes. A blockchain has two main concepts. A business network, where members exchange items of value through a ledger, which each member possesses and whose content is always in sync with the more

Highlights of this year’s IoT blog: 2016 round-up

Written by Jen Clark | December 28, 2016 | Blog

‘Tis the season for reminiscing and looking back on what’s been an…interesting… 2016. Actually, it’s not all been bad. It’s the first year of IBM’s IoT blog, for one thing. Since May, anyway. It’s been a busy time for us, with announcements, conferences and more than a few exciting developments in the world of IoT more

How Watson IoT may transform your next hospital stay

Written by Bret Greenstein | October 5, 2016 | Blog, Health and medicine, News / Press release

My last visit to a hospital was to see a friend who was recovering from surgery. At the time, I was filled with relief that she was doing well, and it didn’t even occur to me that my work at IBM could one day make a hospital stay more comfortable for patients and their loved 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 more

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

Written by Karen Lewis | September 5, 2016 | Blog

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 more

Now you can always take the weather with you

Written by Karen Lewis | September 5, 2016 | Charity and development, Environment

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 more