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The increasingly pervasive role of digital in manufacturing

Written by Dan Bigos | April 25, 2017 | Events, Manufacturing

Hannover Messe has everything – supplies, parts, tools, machinery, software, communications, financing, services, and all the professional experience and expertise one would need to create the ideal manufacturing environment to rapidly transform concept into product. The event is simultaneously overwhelming and inspiring. While the main focus of the event is “things” (as it has always ...read more


Enabling IoT platforms to deliver business outcomes

Written by Karen Lewis | March 1, 2017 | Blog

A concerted effort Achieving real business outcomes with IoT is a concerted effort. By 2020, there will be more than 30 billion ‘things’ connected to the Internet, and most will use wireless networks to send and receive their data. IoT devices are expected to generate 180 zettabytes of data annually by 2025; data that will ...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


The Watson IoT Global Headquarters is open

Written by Harriet Green | February 16, 2017 | Blog

A little over a year ago, I announced our intention to build a world-class innovation center for IoT in Munich. Today, we celebrate the opening of that center and get to work on defining the future of this world-changing technology. We’ve come a long way When we announced the Watson IoT Global Headquarters in December ...read more


The countdown to IBM’s IoT HQ, Munich

Written by Jen Clark | February 8, 2017 | Blog

Next week marks the long-awaited grand opening of IBM’s Headquarters in Munich for Watson Internet of Things. The new ‘collaboratory’, which boasts stunning views of Munich and the Alps, will begin its working life by playing host to a thought-provoking two-day IoT event: The Genius of Things Summit. Our Munich ‘collaboratory’: creating new possibilities together ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 22nd December 2016

Written by Jen Clark | December 22, 2016 | Blog

It’s all about self-driving cars in this week’s IoT round-up: automated Uber vehicles are caught running red lights, BMW plans to open an autonomous driving development center in Munich, and Waymo and Honda talk about a possible collaboration. Oh, and just for something a little different: in as few as ten years, we might be ...read more


BMW Group to start research with IBM in Munich IoT HQ collaboratory

Written by Scott Stockwell | December 15, 2016 | Automotive, Blog

Cast your mind back to 1963 when a car called ‘Herbie’ stared in ‘the Love Bug’. Herbie was an automobile that could drive himself and ‘knew’ what his race-driver Jim wanted. Hop a few years forward to 1982 and ‘KITT‘ (Knight International Two Thousand) driven by Michael Knight had very much the same futuristic capabilities. ...read more