By Karen Lewis on November 30, 2017

How to build a better bed: IoT and AI at the zoo

What do queues, zoos, and machine learning have in common? Watson IoT, of course! Marwell Zoo is building better beds for their animals with IoT and machine learning. Using Watson IoT Platform, the park’s keepers are working in tandem with IBM, designing a better way to reduce energy consumption. All while creating a more comfortable […]

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By Jen Clark on October 31, 2017

A very personalized Halloween

Over the past few years, tech tinkerers have raised many a shudder with home-made connected devices designed to spook unwary visitors. You can create a connected pumpkin patch with little more than an Arduino and some motion sensors, if you know what you’re doing. And thanks to the rise of home automation devices, even relative technophobes can […]

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By Jen Clark on October 12, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 12th October 2017

Welcome to the weekly IoT round-up! This week, we get a sneak peek at the new Star Wars VR experience (coming soon to Disney Parks), and there’s good news for autonomous vehicles as California DMV rules to allow testing of driverless vehicles. Read on for the latest. Science and Star Wars: real-world droids IBM’s thought […]

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By Jen Clark on October 5, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 5th October 2017

This week, the announcements came thick and fast from Google and Amazon. Google Clips and a talking fish that can connect to Alexa make headlines, Snap is launching an augmented reality art platform, and at IBM we’ve been busy at the Genius of Things event in Boston. Read on for the latest news from the […]

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By Jen Clark on August 8, 2017

IoT ruins movies: Bridesmaids

Setting the scene: Bridesmaids, food safety and the IoT I’m going to cheat a little on this post, by ruining just one scene from this fabulous film. Most of the dramas we encounter along the way stem from protagonist Annie’s need for a big inner tidy, and far-reaching though it is, the IoT isn’t the […]

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By Jen Clark on July 27, 2017

What can you do with your buildings? 5 key articles have the answer

What if a building could tell you how much energy it’s using? Or where there’s a leak in the heating system? Or how many people are in the space at any given time? It would be much easier to prevent wasted energy, or avoid costly maintenance by fixing problems as they emerge. Five key articles […]

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By Devavrat Kulkarni on May 25, 2017

Lighting: India’s smart IoT solution

As street lighting continue to be operated and maintained manually by local municipalities in India, power consumption and transmission losses are getting too high to ignore. While some are making a shift to LED lights to save power, automation is the surest way to real savings The need for automation Different municipalities have different budgets […]

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By Phillip Tracy on April 19, 2017

Industrial Internet of Things use cases: The IIoT at sea

The Industrial Internet of Things has found its way to sea, with connected sensors and unified platforms designed to provide increased visibility for crews. Ships have been equipped for some time with sensors that collect data. Now, that data can be optimized and sent in real time to captains, their colleagues, other ships in the […]

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By Jen Clark on April 6, 2017

IoT ruins movies: Single White Female

Setting the scene There’s nothing like a tale of stolen identity, sex and murder to spice up an otherwise ordinary Tuesday morning. Today, the IoT will get its clutches into Single White Female – a psychological thriller guaranteed to put you off roommates for life. We’ll investigate how blockchain and the smart home could have […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 20, 2017

Fitly’s SmartPlate takes cognitive to heart with Watson IoT

Fitly is a two-time Digital Health award winner with a proven track record for vetted technological innovation. Backed by medical, research, and financial institutions in the U.S. such as Penn Medicine, University City Science Center, and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Fitly is creating a new category in healthcare aptly called “Culinary Medicine.” Fitly was first […]

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By Roman Staszewski on February 20, 2017

Cost-effectiveness: A key consideration for IoT sensor devices

We thought you’d enjoy this thought leadership article about the critical task of assessing IoT sensors. To learn more about how IBM Watson IoT can help businesses across industries realize greater efficiency through smarter asset management, visit our website or contact a representative today. Cost-effectiveness is imperative IoT systems dramatically benefit from localized data collection. […]

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By Donal Power on February 7, 2017

Will utilities drive IoT security market growth?

A new study has found that utilities will be among the sectors rushing to keep their fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) systems safe, driving projected growth in the IoT security market of 55% between 2016 and 2020. The report by entitled “Global Internet of Things Security Market 2016-2020” found that IoT security will be driven […]

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