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Tracking the real-life IoT solution SensAround from concept to market

Written by Karen Lewis | September 28, 2016 | Interview

SensAround smart travel app – part 1 Follow the footsteps of Vimalkumar Kumaresan and his team as they bring their IoT solution to market. The SensAround solution is a new concept in improving the everyday lives of commuters and travellers based on environmental pollutant data. We’re tracking the process of a new IoT app being ...read more


Meet Cognitive Candy creator, Igor Ramos

Written by Karen Lewis | September 2, 2016 | Interview

Cognitive Candy is an internet connected candy dispensing machine that uses Watson IoT Lab Dashboard, Blockchain and IoT Real-Time Insights, and is built on Raspberry Pi. Candy gives away treats to people if she “feels” like doing so. If you want to receive candy, all you have to do is engage her in a friendly ...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


Use Watson IoT Platform and Node-RED to bring a dinosaur to life

Written by Karen Lewis | August 31, 2016 | Video

Get your dinosaur to roar The IoT is the convergence of the physical and digital worlds, with data being fed to the cloud from different devices for different purposes. The challenge for many developers lies in getting data from their device to a place that they can analyze and respond to this data. Experts in ...read more


Meet Dr. Lucy Rogers: the extraordinary IoT and Raspberry Pi Jammer who loves to hack dinosaurs

Written by Karen Lewis | August 19, 2016 | Interview

In June, I had the pleasure of attending one of Lucy Rogers’ Hack a Dinosaur Raspberry Pi Jams held at the Blackgang Chine Theme Park on the Isle of Wight. It was a terrific experience sitting down with an eclectic group of Makers – ranging from novice developers, to Master Inventors, programmers, and several rocket ...read more


Watson plays Pokémon Go – AT&T Hackathon Winner!



Written by Lynne Slowey | July 18, 2016 | Article

Watson API is a winner with a new Pokémon hack Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most used apps beating the previous record held by Candy Crush Saga. The Pokémon Go game, using augmented reality and GPS, allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on device screens as ...read more