By Hannah Merry on May 3, 2017

Population increase and the smart city

There are many factors which cause the global population to fluctuate, with the post world-war II baby boom causing the most significant increase. Although population growth comes with many positive factors, such as increased numbers of workers, expansion of tax bases and increased consumer spending at local businesses, it causes huge strain on resources and […]

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By Rahul on April 28, 2017

IoT applications spanning across industries

Internet of Things examples extend from smart connected homes to wearables to healthcare. In fact, IoT is slowly becoming part of every aspect of our lives. Not only are Internet of Things applications enhancing our comfort, but they also give us more control to simplify routine work life and personal tasks. The recent hype about […]

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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 Matt Bellias on November 21, 2016

Connected trains: how IoT is driving the future of rail

This is the second post in a three-part series on how the Internet of Things is impacting transportation. Passenger rail traffic globally is expected to double by 2020, posing a challenge for train operators and commuters alike. How can these operators, who work with complex and often aging infrastructure and technology, adapt to rapidly evolving […]

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By Jen Clark on November 17, 2016

What is the Internet of Things?

There’s a lot of noise at the moment about the Internet of Things (or IoT) and its impact on everything from the way we travel and do our shopping to the way manufacturers keep track of inventory. But what is the Internet of Things? How does it work? And is it really that important? What […]

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By Victoria McClellan on October 14, 2016

Autonomous boats: self-driving in Amsterdam

Amsterdam: a quaint city overflowing with charm. After a recent visit, I fulfilled all of my dreams: riding bikes, visiting the Anne Frank house, and eating endless waffles. At the point when I had to slow down, I sat and watched the boats filled with locals and tourists roll by, and the question came to […]

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