Hursley

Introducing CASE: the cognitive coffee-maker

Written by Jen Clark | July 17, 2017 | Electronics

Anyone whose working environment is plagued by long lines at the coffee machine will be interested in CASE – a cognitive coffee machine that recognizes its users, makes their favourite drink and engages them in conversation to while away the wait. For un-chatty types, there’s the option to listen to music news updates too. CASE, named ...read more


Downton Abbey meets the IoT: A peek inside IBM’s Hursley House

Written by Franklin Morris | January 9, 2017 | Case Study

To the untrained eye, it appears the perfect picture of the old world — a stately mansion in the English countryside. But inside its 18th century walls, Hursley House has long been a hotbed of innovation for IBM and a source of some of our most cutting-edge software. Today, we are using our Hursley location ...read more


How to become an inventor: Part 2

Written by Laura Storey | December 4, 2016 | Blog

So, following our initial hypothesis that anyone can be an inventor, our journey to invention begins. A short trip across the Hampshire countryside ensued to attend a 2 hour workshop at our illustrious offices at Hursley – made stressful by the sudden onset of sickness in my 6-year-old moments before we left the house. But that episode ...read more


Meet Master Inventor & IoT Evangelist, Andy Stanford-Clark

Written by Karen Lewis | September 1, 2016 | Interview

We sat down to chat with Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM Distinguished Engineer for the Internet of Things. Andy is also one of IBM’s Master Inventors – which means, among other things, he invents lots of cool things and gets lots of patents. Andy’s current role is Distinguished Engineer for IBM Watson Internet of Things Platform, which means he ...read more