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By Chris O'Connor on June 1, 2017

The cognitive drone and the promise of IoT

In ten short years, the Internet of Things has made the leap from conceptual to actual. Early predictions for IoT that once seemed out of this world are starting to feel more like an understatement. As the IoT becomes ubiquitous, we see a steady push to adapt IoT technologies to industry-specific applications to save money […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

IBM and Vodafone: collaborating to address real-world issues

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have announced they are collaborating with IBM to launch a series of new industry solutions. The solutions use IoT technologies to help clients make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Here is a quick sample of some of them: Mobile Asset Optimization: designed to help managed supply chains Global […]

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By Lynne Slowey on February 16, 2017

New IoT capabilities: IBM and partners Nokia, Seebo and Vodafone

IBM and its partners are launching new innovations to help clients tap into the transformative power of the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, at the Genius of Things Summit, Munich, they announced the following new relationships utilising the Watson IoT Platform: Nokia IBM and Nokia are bringing together their respective IoT Platforms: Nokia Intelligent Management […]

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By Lynne Slowey on February 16, 2017

Ricoh, IBM and the interactive whiteboard every company needs

Back in October at IBM’s World of Watson event Harriet Green was joined on stage by Mona Abutaleb, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Services, Ricoh Americas. They demonstrated the Ricoh interactive whiteboard, and showed how it is using Watson Natural Language Classifier and cognitive capabilities. Today, at the official opening of IBM’s Watson IoT headquarters in […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 16, 2017

Just the ticket: Watson IoT helps keep SNCF French National Railway running smoothly

Delivering superior customer experiences, heightened operational excellence and enhanced rail safety. IBM today announced that French national train operator SNCF is leveraging IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to deliver greater customer experiences and heightened operational excellence. SNCF serves the needs of more than two billion passengers annually. Underlying the company’s success has been […]

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By Amy Bennett on February 1, 2017

USA Cycling brings IoT data and analytics to the track

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit joined forces with Watson IoT, IBM Analytics, and IBM jStart to incorporate real-time data analytics from the internet of things into their training. They broke their own world record and shaved more than 2 full seconds off of their results. They then went on to win Silver at the 2016 Olympic […]

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By Harriet Green on September 7, 2016

The Internet of Things: changing the way we live

By Harriet Green, Global Head of Watson Internet of Things We live in an age of immense technological and social change, much of which has been brought about by the emergence of such advanced technologies as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and robotics. In fact, the current pace of change and the potential for […]

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By Jen Clark on August 31, 2016

IBM and Whirlpool: an innovative partnership

IBM & Whirlpool – designed for innovation In January this year, Whirlpool Corporation announced a collaboration connecting Whirlpool home appliances with IBM Watson Services. We are excited to share a link to the final TV spot on YouTube, which will air during the US Open on Monday, 8/29, on ESPN and ESPN2 and as part […]

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By Zach Jory on July 8, 2016

IoT – a disruptive force for manufacturers

The Internet of Things is changing the way the world operates. IoT is the technology driver for the 4th industrial revolution – a revolution in which things as opposed to the internet are creating a disruptive force in manufacturing; where each and every physical object or system is becoming smart and connected thanks to electronics, […]

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By Amy Bennett on June 16, 2016

SilverHook: It’s plane sailing with Watson IoT

For those wanting to dive in to IoT, our partnership with Cisco and SilverHook is the perfect example of why you should take the plunge, and get your feet wet… SilverHook powerboats These stunning vehicles reach speeds surpassing 100 MPH in the open ocean. SilverHook Powerboats pride themselves on their advanced monohull designs. These specialized […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 3, 2016

Cisco and IBM: What’s possible in IoT

Today, in a typical industrial deployment, only 1% of IoT data is actually analyzed. This is because of legacy processes and drawbacks in current IoT platforms that make it too expensive and slow to analyze the other 99% of data Let’s take a look at a typical oil platform to understand why most data goes […]

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By Jim Beneke on June 3, 2016

The MicroZed Industrial IoT Starter Kit

There are a number of IoT Starter kits on the market today, with many focused on the Maker and DIY enthusiasts. The price points are attractive – in the $50 to $100 range. They seem to be capable of doing just about anything and are often promoted as a great starting point for IoT developers. So […]

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