Siemens: Enhancing building performance and sustainability with IoT

Written by Matt Bellias | March 16, 2017 | Buildings

At a session in the Cognitive Building Forum, Peter Halliday, the Head of Building Performance and Sustainability at Siemens Building Technologies, shared his perspectives on the role the Internet of Things plays in building performance and sustainability. The explosion of data and devices that are available today provides a massive opportunity to incorporate IoT into more

KONE discusses the elevation of IoT and cognitive buildings

Written by Matt Bellias | March 15, 2017 | Buildings

At our recent Genius of Things event in Munich, we talked extensively about buildings and our partnership with KONE to apply IoT technologies to elevators and escalators.  To sum up, KONE is using IBM’s Watson IoT platform to connect, remotely monitor and optimize millions of elevators, escalators, doors and turnstiles in buildings and cities worldwide. more

Realize the potential of data in the cognitive era with Watson IoT

Written by Sayyidul Arafat | March 8, 2017 | Blog

From the time we wake up in the morning, until the time we return to bed, and everything we do in between, there are sources of data. It can be drawn from every action, interaction, the things we use, see and experience. Inter-connecting these sources of data is the ‘Internet of Things’. However, just inter-connecting more

Breaking fitness barriers with the IoT

Written by Hannah Merry | January 4, 2017 | Blog, Health and medicine

The Internet of Things (IoT) can help you eliminate barriers which can often reduce your chances of maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. A recent BBC news report states “80% of 40-60 year olds in England are overweight, drink too much or get too little exercise”. In America, around 160 million people are overweight and it more

Connected products, dependability and value in the IoT

Written by Jonathon Chard | November 29, 2016 | Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

IoT seems, at times, to be the destination rather than the route by which we realize value. Connected products are clearly a key part of IoT, but the real benefits run deeper than simply being a means to sell more stuff. As ‘Black Friday’ shopping events kick off the Christmas shopping season there will, of more