drones

Eyes in the Sky: Drone Inspection for Smarter Operations in Government

Written by Alana Carmel and others | April 8, 2019 | Government, Manufacturing

Thirteen years ago, drones began solving problems in industries from construction to film. Today, drones are quickly becoming a ubiquitous luxury in the consumer electronics landscape, and sure enough, government agencies aren’t far behind in applying drones to the needs of government at the Federal and State level. ...read more


Back to the Future, Part 1: Autonomous Vehicles

Written by John McDonald | May 31, 2018 | Automotive

What does a future of autonomous vehicles look like? In Part 1, Back to the Future: Autonomous Vehicles, John McDonald, CEO at ClearObject, shares a vision of a world where intelligent systems and automation are the norm. Are you ready for the biggest one-time leap in human productivity – ever? First, some facts. The average ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 21st September 2017

Written by Jen Clark | September 22, 2017 | Blog

This week, the connected world brings artificial intelligence and augmented reality to medicine, robots have a go at music making and Matternet’s autonomous drones ditch their human minders and successfully refuel themselves. Read on for the latest. Autonomous Matternet drones are self-fueling and loading Autonomous drone delivery service Matternet has developed an automated base station where ...read more


How IoT, drones and automation can improve occupancy services

Written by Bruce D Baron | August 16, 2017 | Buildings

Automated solutions are poised to dominate smart building technology growth on a global scale. A smart building is comprised of a number of systems and sensors that include automated infrastructure management systems, security monitoring and sensors, and in-building wireless systems. As urban planners and facilities managers work to meet the demands of an increasing population, ...read more


The cognitive drone and the promise of IoT

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 1, 2017 | Blog

In ten short years, the Internet of Things has made the leap from conceptual to actual. Early predictions for IoT that once seemed out of this world are starting to feel more like an understatement. As the IoT becomes ubiquitous, we see a steady push to adapt IoT technologies to industry-specific applications to save money ...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 17th November 2016

Written by Jen Clark | November 17, 2016 | Blog

Welcome to IBM’s IoT weekly round-up – a quick taster of the week’s events in the connected world of the Internet of Things. This week: move over fireworks, Disney’s using a fleet of LED-lit drones for aerial displays; Shakespeare’s airborne sprite Ariel is brought to life in Stratford-upon-Avon with a touch of virtual reality; and ...read more


Drones aren’t grounded – decisions on the fly with Watson

Written by Will Reilly | November 11, 2016 | Platform

Drones have really fired our imaginations in the last couple of years. When Amazon announced it was investigating using them for home delivery we all started to envisage a future with thousands of them zipping around us all the time carrying books, clothes, tea bags and all the other stuff we buy online. And as ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 10th November 2016

Written by Jen Clark | November 10, 2016 | Blog

Welcome to IBM’s weekly IoT round-up: the latest news in the connected world of the Internet of Things. This week, GoPro recalls its ill-fated Karma drone, placeholders for 100 new Pokémon are discovered in the Pokémon GO code, and scientists from Oxford University develop a lip-reading AI machine. Read on for the latest stories. New ...read more