augmented reality

Cheat sheet: What is Digital Twin?

Written by Matthew Mikell and Jen Clark | January 4, 2018 | Digital Twin

Ready to start the New Year off with one of the most interesting IoT trends for 2018? Then welcome to the cheat sheet series: your no-jargon guide to all things IoT. In this installment, subject matter expert Matthew Mikell gives us the low down on digital twin. Digital twin: the background When we design machines ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd November 2017

Written by Jen Clark | November 23, 2017 | Blog

This week, Ajit Pai announces a plan to overturn existing net neutrality regulations, a new augmented reality app lets you interact with elephants and other endangered species through augmented reality, and a new report projects super soaring revenue for the Internet of Industrial Things. Internet of Elephants game teaches about endangered species with AR Anyone ...read more


5 brilliant ways to augment your EAM strategy

Written by Ron Wallace | November 8, 2017 | Asset Management

Whether you operate on a manufacturing floor, an oil rig, or in a power plant, having an effective asset management strategy can be the difference between success and failure. But you probably already know that. What you may not know is that enterprise asset management (EAM) has the potential to propel you along your journey ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 5th October 2017

Written by Jen Clark | October 5, 2017 | Blog

This week, the announcements came thick and fast from Google and Amazon. Google Clips and a talking fish that can connect to Alexa make headlines, Snap is launching an augmented reality art platform, and at IBM we’ve been busy at the Genius of Things event in Boston. Read on for the latest news from the ...read more


New ‘reality’ of the connected worker: AR with Maximo

Written by Matthew Mikell | October 4, 2017 | Asset Management

In the IBM blog “How using mobility and innovation for FSM will define your future,” we began to highlight the advantages of faster problem resolution with augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence. Coupled with Maximo and mobility, the brings numerous advantages for a worker while working remotely. It means instant access to asset and inventory ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 14th September 2017

Written by Jen Clark | September 14, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


Immersive analytics: the reality of IoT and digital twin

Written by Matthew Mikell | July 13, 2017 | 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, ...read more


IoT ruins movies: The Mummy 

Written by Jen Clark | April 20, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 20th April 2017

Written by Jen Clark | April 20, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd February 2017

Written by Jen Clark | February 23, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 19th January 2017

Written by Jen Clark | January 19, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


How augmented reality is transforming building management

Written by Matt Bellias | November 1, 2016 | Buildings

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, ...read more