IoT Sense

It’s easy to take Watson IoT home

Written by Karen Lewis | March 22, 2017 | Buildings

Are you interacting with your home as a person? By 2022, 500 smart devices will be present in a typical family home. [1] Interacting with a machine can be very human and personal. When you interact with a smart home, you are interacting with something that can detect your moods, is capable of looking out ...read more


IoT Sense: Created for IoT developers and makers

Written by Karen Lewis | March 14, 2017 | News / Press release

Now you can get more from IBM Watson IoT Platform with IoT Sense. Created for developers and engineers like you, IoT Sense helps you: Innovate with new capabilities Test new recipes Read interviews with start-ups, engineers, developers and makers Stay up to date on current technical innovations including the latest from the Watson IoT Platform ...read more


Are you IoT secure?

Written by Karen Lewis | February 9, 2017 | Security

Enhanced security features in Watson IoT Platform In a study of more than 528 IoT developers (conducted by the Eclipse IoT Working Group in partnership with the IEEE IoT and the AGILE-IoT research project), nearly half the respondents cited security as a primary concern, followed by interoperability and performance. [1] Operational security is top of ...read more


The role of virtual assistants in driving – lessons from Ford hackathon and CES 2017

Written by Dean Phillips | January 18, 2017 | Automotive, Conferences

One thing was clear at CES 2017: virtual assistants from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and IBM showed up in a broad range of robots, speakers, appliances and even vehicles. Amazon’s Alexa was the clear winner with an entourage of companies demonstrating new Skills that control their services and devices through Alexa commands. IBM demonstrated partnerships with ...read more


10 things to enable the makers: November 2016 round-up

Written by Karen Lewis | November 22, 2016 | Top 10

Here are ten cool things makers can do, try, buy, and attend to quickly and easily create and deploy IoT apps with Bluemix and Watson IoT Platform. 1. Security is hotting up around IoT. Can you help us test the boundaries? If you are interested in IoT security, consider signing up for the November security ...read more


IoT Security vs. IT Security: What’s the difference?

Written by Karen Lewis | November 18, 2016 | Security

Concerns about IoT security are prevalent, some are unfounded, while others are completely justified. Just do a quick search and you’ll find articles posted hours, days, even minutes ago. This topic weighs heavily on the minds of consumers and enterprises alike. Can someone tap into my home security system? Are my car brakes going to ...read more


Where’s my stuff? How location and IoT play well together

Written by Karen Lewis | October 21, 2016 | Article

Ever wondered how to track small, high-value devices where there might be varying strengths of Wi-Fi, GPS, and cell tower signal? At its heart, the core value from IoT stems from data. A lot of people refer to data as the new gold but the reality is it’s the new oil. When oil comes out ...read more


10 things to enable the makers: October 2016 round-up

Written by Karen Lewis | October 17, 2016 | Top 10

Here are ten cool things makers can do, try, buy, and attend to quickly and easily create and deploy IoT apps with Bluemix and Watson IoT Platform. 1. Element14 launches Raspberry Pi charged IoT Learner Kit element14 is now shipping the first IoT Learner Kit developed in collaboration with IBM. The kit provides an end-to-end learning ...read more


Fantastic news for Open Source and IoT fans

Written by Karen Lewis | October 17, 2016 | Article

Node-RED visual programming for the Internet of Things (IoT) is now a JS Foundation Project An open Internet of Things industry is critical. Providing application developers with the right tools is essential, and expanding those tools to work with every IoT device, gateway, network, database, and cloud is how we will all accelerate growth of ...read more


The anatomy of an IoT solution: Oil, data and the humble washing machine

Written by Dave Locke and Karen Lewis | October 17, 2016 | Home

A lot of people think about data as the new gold, but a better analogy is data is the new oil. When oil comes out of the ground it is raw, it has intrinsic value but until that oil is refined into petrol and diesel, its true value is not gained. Data from sensors is ...read more


Connect 30 IoT devices in 30 days? Now you can

Written by Karen Lewis | October 12, 2016 | Interview

Overcome your IoT implementation speed bumps with a Connect & Visualize Approach. Persistent Systems is a product engineering services company that has been in business for 25 years. Last week I sat down with Persistent Systems to gain some insight into some of the trends they’ve seen in enterprise IoT implementations, and to learn more ...read more


Good things come in threes with Watson IoT and Avnet

Written by Karen Lewis | October 10, 2016 | Blog

The connection of the physical and digital worlds makes it easier to innovate around new products, services and processes, as well as keep up with competitors. Inexpensive sensors, ease of connectivity, and ubiquitous storage and processing power are fueling a connected world. But to take advantage, organizations must quickly and continuously refine their business models, ...read more