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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 25th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 26, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

This week, we’re delighted that IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty is one of the chairs of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Elsewhere, Facebook and Element AI announce new artificial intelligence endeavours, and GM turns its attentions to autonomous driving tech. Davos forum chaired entirely by women This is a big one – the World ...read more


Watson IoT and embracing the future of health care

Written by Luc Hatlestad | November 17, 2017 | Conferences, Continuous Engineering, Customer Analytics...

Few business sectors have more to gain—or lose—from technological developments than health care. That’s why so many health care organizations find themselves at the forefront of the intriguing possibilities that Watson IoT-enabled solutions can provide. Kaiser Permanente’s Andrew Hendl detailed these possibilities on day one of the 2017 IBM Continuous Engineering Summit in New Orleans. ...read more


IBM and Nokia develop Aging in Place solution to help elderly in their homes

Written by Jen Clark | October 11, 2017 | Health and medicine

‘Getting old is not for sissies’, said Bette Davis, famously. That’s certainly true – and for many it’s a subject we prefer to ignore, especially if it’s happening to us. But it’s also true that aging is better than the alternative, and increasingly, technology is helping us see the way to a better quality of ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 26th January 2017

Written by Jen Clark | January 26, 2017 | Blog

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, the IoT tackles rat infestations with predictive risk management, dating app Match releases a new feature that alerts you when you cross paths with a potential match, and smartphones could help diagnose skin cancer in the not-too-distant future. Rentokil tackles pest infestation with the IoT Rentokil, the ...read more


IBM and Medtronic at CES 2017: predictive care for diabetes

Written by Victoria McClellan | January 7, 2017 | Health and medicine

In the winter of 2015, my dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Watching him have to adjust to the pricking, the blood, the medication, etc. was a difficult task and my family sought after more simple measures for management. In the connected world, the Internet of Things is able to simplify healthcare. IBM and ...read more


Qualcomm and Harman at CES 2017

Written by Jen Clark | January 6, 2017 | Business

A week of news for Qualcomm Earlier this week Qualcomm unveiled its first device built on the new Snapdragon 835 chip: a pair of VR smartglasses. The Snapdragon 835 chip consumes 25% less power than its predecessors, and can enable up to five hours talk time on a smartphone after just five minutes of charging. ...read more