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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 16th November 2017

Written by Jen Clark | November 16, 2017 | Blog

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up – your source for the latest from the IoT bizz. This week – IBM celebrates new accolades in recognition of IBM Watson and our IoT global headquarters in Munich, Pinterest Lens provides a cool new way to get outfit inspiration based on what’s in your wardrobe, and Furbo’s AI ...read more


Awards for IBM Watson: ‘Innovator of the Year’

Written by Harriet Green | November 10, 2017 | Blog

We are delighted to announce that IBM is a (multiple) award-winner once again! IBM Watson and the IBM Watson IoT global headquarters in Munich have achieved recognition for their many successes in innovation through multiple awards, including ‘Innovator of the Year 2017’ from DESIGN&ELEKTRONIK magazine and a Gold Award from the DRIVENxDESIGN New York Awards. ...read more


Mars, the Earth, and Your Car: IoT at Genius of Things, Boston

Written by Michelle Barbee-Vargas | October 17, 2017 | Conferences

Michelle Barbee-Vargas, Global Client Reference Manager for IBM Watson Internet of Things, gives us her impressions of the Genius of Things event in Boston earlier this month. “This is a Connected World” – Deon Newman, IBM I arrived in Boston fresh off the train from my small town early Wednesday morning excited to hear about ...read more


IBM at the me Convention 2017

Written by Jen Clark | September 14, 2017 | Events

A mere 20 minutes from this year’s IAA event in Frankfurt, a new convention is born – one that will run in parallel with the famous international motor show. This event is the me Convention:  a festival-style feast of creativity, design and technology served up through panel sessions, keynotes, workshops and art installations, running from 15th-17th September. ...read more


Facing the threat: Big Data and crime prevention

Written by Jen Clark | August 22, 2017 | Blog

Following last week’s horrible attacks in Barcelona, a friend asked me what IoT technology is doing to fight violent crime. While I was hardly surprised by the question, I had to admit that I didn’t know the answer. It got me thinking about the potential of big data analytics to spot patterns and trends and ...read more


Connected homes: are we there yet?

Written by Jen Clark | August 1, 2017 | Commentary / Opinion

Smart homes are the new black. Or so the home appliance market would have us believe. Smart fridges, smart security systems, smart TVs, smart thermostats – they’re all here to stay, and they’re breeding like rabbits. But does a hefty number of connected devices make for a truly connected home? What are the barriers to ...read more


IBM at Smart Summit 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 31, 2017 | Conferences

On the 19th – 20th September 2017, the Business Design Centre in London becomes home to some of the world’s top players in IoT. We’ll be at Smart Summit 2017 to share the Watson IoT Platform’s revolutionary potential with over 180 visionary speakers, 60 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. About Smart Summit Smart Summit is a two-day conference ...read more


Watson serves up AI at Wimbledon 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 3, 2017 | Sport and fitness

Summer in the UK means two things: mandatory shorts (regardless of temperature) and Wimbledon. For two weeks, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (to give it its full title) buzzes with up to 39,000 on-the-ground punters and countless fans catching a slice of the action online. This year, IBM Watson serves up four digital and ...read more


IBM and Cisco: Understanding critical data on the network edge

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 28, 2017 | Business

Last year, IBM and Cisco announced a global collaboration to provide instant Internet of Things insight at the edge of the network. Together, we are enabling businesses and organizations in remote and autonomous locations to tap into the combined power of IBM’s Watson IoT Cloud and business analytics technologies and Cisco’s edge and fog capabilities to more deeply understand ...read more


Watson: The road to personalization from Cannes Lions

Written by Kal Gyimesi | June 23, 2017 | Automotive

The annual Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity brings together worldwide leaders in the creative communications world.  It’s the foremost event for ad agencies and for globally recognized consumer brands to hear about new ideas on the cutting edge of technology, imagination and virtualization, like Watson. Rather than the typical summary presentations of strategic direction and ...read more


The true value of Enterprise Asset Management

Written by Franklin Morris | April 26, 2017 | Asset Management

Organizations today are using IoT to boost operational performance, enhance customer experience, lead industry transformation, advance environmental sustainability and scale institutional expertise. Asset-intensive companies must constantly track, assess and manage the reliability of a wide range of physical, technological and human assets, but doing so at an enterprise level is a complex undertaking. Challenges include: ...read more


Predictive maintenance is just one of IBM’s IoT for Manufacturing strengths

Written by Dan Bigos | April 20, 2017 | Manufacturing

Many companies make a claim to the predictive maintenance market. Many more than you might imagine. In fact, IoT Analytics in its Predictive Maintenance Market Report 2017-22 has identified at least 110 technology firms that have worked on predictive maintenance implementations. These firms address various parts of the overall predictive maintenance solution – condition monitoring ...read more