augmented reality

By Jen Clark on September 14, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 14th September 2017

It’s all about Apple this week, as the unveiling of the iPhone X and Apple Watch 3 are greeted with mixed reactions. In other news, we’ve been putting in a showing at Frankfurt’s international motor show (IAA), where autonomous tech and cars that combine transport, PA capabilities, entertainment systems and retail hubs in one are […]

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By Matthew Mikell on July 13, 2017

Immersive analytics: the reality of IoT and digital twin

In Internet of Things (IoT), I’ve come across the phrase ‘immersive analytics’ actively used by analytics vendors to describe the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and other new display technologies to support analytical reasoning of sensor data. While the analytic vendors hope to add an interactive view, they don’t understand the elements of an asset, […]

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By Patrick Burns on May 23, 2017

Why Pokémon Go will make you rethink IoT and AR

Pokémon Go already looks like a pretty major technology shift. It’s one of the most successful mobile games of all time, people are literally crashing into each other while playing, and the controversial headlines practically write themselves. But the technology industry impact of Pokémon Go goes beyond just gameplay. At its core, Pokémon does a good job of integrating […]

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By Jen Clark on April 20, 2017

IoT ruins movies: The Mummy 

Setting the scene: The Mummy I wouldn’t fancy a job as one of The Mummy’s archaeologists. Or even your run-of-the-mill treasure-seeking opportunist along for the ride, for that matter. The working environment is all wrong, for one thing. Enclosed tombs with shaky ceilings, booby traps and an atmosphere of questionable chemical composition make for an […]

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By Jen Clark on April 20, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 20th April 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. Unsurprisingly, this week is full of Facebook news from the two-day F8 event on 18-19 April, the most interesting of which is the possibility that one day we will be able to publish emails, tweets and messages directly from our thoughts. Read on for the latest. A flood of […]

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By Jen Clark on February 23, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd February 2017

We’ve just about recovered from the opening of IBM’s New Watson Headquarters in Munich last week, and now it’s time to catch up with the rest of the connected world. This week, BMW and Mobileye team up to crowdsource road data, Meitu’s new smartphone boasts beautification features that will whiten your teeth and smooth away […]

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By Jen Clark on January 19, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 19th January 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, the connected world brings you flying cars! Well, almost. They’re going to be tested by Airbus this year, apparently. TomTom acquires Berlin-based start-up Autonomos to beef up its self-driving tech, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg defends Oculus Rift against allegations of stolen trade secrets, and Brexit takes its toll […]

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By Matt Bellias on November 1, 2016

How augmented reality is transforming building management

This week IBM hosted TRIMax 2016, the only user group meeting with a combined focus on TRIRIGA and Maximo — our leading solutions in facilities and asset management. One of my favorite moments from the event was a demo of IBM’s Cognitive Buildings Solution, which uses augmented reality. Augmented reality lets users experience their physical, […]

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