Genius of Things

Nine “genius” moments with the oil and gas industry in Houston

Written by Laura Langendorf | May 14, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Energy and Utilities, Events...

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” At least that’s those of us who live here like to say. Yet when it comes to the oil and gas, and the petrochemical industries, we’re pretty spot on. It started with the first oil gusher in 1901. And now, Texas produces more than one-third of the nation’s crude oil and ...read more


10 genius quotes from Genius of Things Boston

Written by Laura Langendorf | October 4, 2017 | Energy and Utilities, Events, Manufacturing...

The Genius of Things in Boston is a wrap! A big thank you to the more than 400+ attendees who joined us in person and via the livestream. Below is a sampling of some of the best quotes we heard throughout the day. . “Think big. Start small. Go fast.” – Bob Wolpert, corporate senior ...read more


InterConnect: Arrow Electronics and Indiegogo

Written by Jen Clark | March 20, 2017 | Case Study

Slava Rubin, Founder and Chief Business Officer, Indiegogo talks start-ups and the democratising power of the Internet at InterConnect 2017. Indiegogo is a launchpad for entrepreneurial ideas and platform where start-ups and new businesses can raise funds, start a campaign, organize marketing and promotion and use analytics to see how their campaigns are performing. Slava ...read more


Asking the experts: Insight from Indiegogo and IoT entrepreneurs

Written by Karen Lewis | March 17, 2017 | Interview

Recently at the Genius of Things summit in Munich, IBM announced an exclusive partnership with Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics to help bring new IoT ideas to life. The collaboration will bring together crowdfund-to-production services from Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics with IBM’s Watson Internet of Things Platform. Indiegogo startups that join the new initiative will have ...read more


What is a digital twin?

Written by Lynne Slowey | March 16, 2017 | Blog, Case Study, Digital Twin

We caught up with IBM’s Chris O’Connor at the Watson IoT Genius of Things summit to get the low-down on digital twin, and what it means. What is a digital twin? Digital twin is a virtual/digital representation of a physical entity or system. It involves connected “things” generating real-time data. That data is analyzed in ...read more


Frictionless payment in the Internet of Things era: Visa and IBM

Written by Jim Harris | March 15, 2017 | Payments

It took Visa 50 years to reach three billion plastic credit cards globally. A great business model for the 1960s but one that is impossible to scale in 2017. So Visa announced a partnership with IBM in Munich on February 16, 2017 to enable any device to carry payment credentials and perform financial transactions. Your ...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 genius of things: Bluemix and the Internet of Things

Written by Dr Lucy Rogers | February 21, 2017 | Blog

In December 2015 the potential of the Internet of Things had to be sold – nobody was really asking for it. Just over a year later, IBM have a shiny new IoT headquarters in Munich.  I was invited to the Genius of Things Summit as a Futurist by Watson IoT and WIRED Insider. Familiar brands ...read more


An enterprise scale IoT Platform: Watson

Written by Karen Lewis | February 21, 2017 | Platform

Digital transformation is a journey When you embark on using IoT, you embark on a journey of transformation. The fusion of the physical world and the digital world gives us all the chance to bring inanimate objects to life – connecting them to each other, to other things, to ourselves – in order to gain ...read more


IBM launches new Digital Twin and Platform capabilities for Watson Internet of Things

Written by Jen Clark | February 21, 2017 | Blog

Today IBM unveiled new IoT capabilities around Digital Twin and the Watson IoT Platform, at the Genius of Things summit in the new global Headquarters in Munich. IBM launches Digital Twin capabilities for Design and Development IBM, Aras Corporation and OSI Soft today are launching new IBM Digital Twin capabilities, to create multiple views of products ...read more


IBM and Vodafone: collaborating to address real-world issues

Written by Karen Lewis | February 21, 2017 | Blog

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have announced they are collaborating with IBM to launch a series of new industry solutions. The solutions use IoT technologies to help clients make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Here is a quick sample of some of them: Mobile Asset Optimization: designed to help managed supply chains Global ...read more


The next phase: Monetizing IoT data in an age of sensorization

Written by Karen Lewis | February 20, 2017 | Blog

At the Genius of Things Summit, Guy Raz, a National Public Radio (NPR) moderator, hosted a panel discussion between Rob Bauer, Managing Director, Strategy & Innovation, AIG, and David Knight, Founder & CEO, TERBINE. The panel’s focus was to discuss monetizing data and standards. Sensor-driven pricing is the future of insurance Rob Bauer from AIG ...read more