cognitive

Moving to a new world of cognitive manufacturing systems

Written by Karen Lewis | September 27, 2016 | Blog, Factories, Manufacturing...

This article is Part 1 of a series focused on how the application of cognitive IoT is triggering business and digital transformation. By tapping the power of cognitive computing, organizations are moving from IoT vision and proof of concept to strategic deployments aimed at driving real transformation. The result is a new industrial era defined ...read more


Unleashing the IoT gadget makers

Written by Chris O'Connor | September 21, 2016 | Blog, Toys and games

With an army of developers, engineers, architects and clever tinkerers working within the Watson IoT organization and across IBM, we thought it would be interesting to see some applications our broader team could come up with if we ran an IoT Gadget Contest. We kicked off the competition earlier this with the intent of unleashing ...read more


Meet Cognitive Candy creator, Igor Ramos

Written by Karen Lewis | September 2, 2016 | Interview

Cognitive Candy is an internet connected candy dispensing machine that uses Watson IoT Lab Dashboard, Blockchain and IoT Real-Time Insights, and is built on Raspberry Pi. Candy gives away treats to people if she “feels” like doing so. If you want to receive candy, all you have to do is engage her in a friendly ...read more


IBM and AT&T join forces in the IoT

Written by Liza Cooper | July 13, 2016 | Article, Blog

IBM and AT&T team up to create robust IoT solutions. This collaboration will provide deeper insights from data collected from connected devices. This partnership will bring forth a fully integrated solution that will provide access to powerful design tools, global connectivity, advance analytics, and cognitive services for analyzing IoT data. These features will help to ...read more


Putting the human touch into buildings

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 30, 2016 | Buildings, Case Study

The Internet of Things is going to transform how we work and live in more ways than many of us can imagine. Rapid advances in technology such as cognitive analytics, pervasive connectivity and embedded sensors are transforming every part of business. This transformation is leading to improved operations and lower costs, and engaging and personalized ...read more


Cognitive computing and the future of smart buildings

Written by Deon Newman | June 21, 2016 | Buildings

These are exciting times. The Internet of Things is changing the landscape of businesses and our experience as humans. It seems everything that touches us is changing, reforming, and changing more. Connectedness has broken down the silos of our life and is revealing possibilities for previously unimagined greatness. What is making IoT the hottest phenomenon ...read more


NASA: Virtual reality and cognitive computing

Written by Wired Brand Lab | June 16, 2016 | Article

‘Virtual reality’ and ‘cognitive computing’ have become the trends to watch in the tech industry in recent years. In many ways, the excitement makes sense. The world around us continues to converge and become infinitely more connected, driven largely by the ability for businesses to sort, analyze, and action on the vast amounts of data ...read more


Farewell to the ‘5 Whys’

Written by Scott Stockwell | June 3, 2016 | Article, Blog

On Valentine’s Day 1867 a poor carpenter and his wife welcomed Sakichi to the Toyada family, little knowing he was to become the father of Japan’s industrial revolution. Amongst his many inventions, Toyoda started the Toyota Industries company and created a concept he called the ‘5 Whys’. The 5 Whys identifies a problem’s root cause ...read more


New IoT Center of Excellence at APU

Written by Liza Cooper | June 3, 2016 | Blog

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) recently announced a new IoT Center of Excellence in Malaysia. This center will be the first of its kind in the country and will aim to broaden the reach of cognitive computing. The IoT Center of Excellence will leverage Watson IoT technologies to strengthen the already robust, ...read more


Is Messaging Moving to the IoT?

Written by Scott Stockwell | May 17, 2016 | Article, Blog, Platform

Google introduces ‘Spaces’ with built in AI Google introduced ‘Spaces’ to us yesterday, “a new app that lets people get together instantly to share around any topic”. Searching, sharing and messaging in small groups is now a snap. What’s especially interesting is that machine learning, or ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI)’ is baked in. If you’re looking ...read more


Internet of Thinks: Munich IoT HQ

Written by John Cohn | May 17, 2016 | Blog

Today I’m attempting the first of a regular monthly column to the new IBM Internet of Things blog. I’m planning to use it to share my thoughts on what’s new, what’s happening and what I’ve been up to recently… And what a week it’s been, well eleven days actually! I’ve just returned from Munich, my ...read more


Why now is the right time to make the IoT investment

Written by Chris O'Connor | May 16, 2016 | Blog, Commentary / Opinion

Watch the video Like any other business decision, if you are looking at or working with IoT technologies, you’re focused on how to leverage the technology to most quickly improve business results. Almost every enterprise focusing on IoT implementations looks at a starting point of operational value. If you can get the data and bring ...read more