Smart buildings are made, not born

Written by Jacqi Levy | February 13, 2017 | Buildings

When we think of smart buildings, we often think new. Tall, shiny skyscrapers of steel and glass. Recently constructed homes with open concept living and mid-century modern furniture. Brand new factories pushing out the hottest tech products. And in some ways, it’s true. It’s only logical that the latest technology would be first to appear 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 more

Joining BBC Newsnight for Q&A on IoT

Written by Lynne Slowey | August 5, 2016 | Blog

Whether we’re aware of it or not, we’re all living and breathing IoT – from using the navigation system in our cars to setting our home alarms to dropping off packages to the post office. It’s touching all our lives – changing the market landscape and the way businesses are adapting to reach us as more

Get your teeth into IoT with Grush

Written by Liza Cooper | June 3, 2016 | Article, Commentary / Opinion

Watch the video Meet Grush, a toothbrush dedicated to making oral hygiene fun and engaging for kids. Grush combines tooth brushing with video games in order to motivate children to brush their teeth more frequently and effectively. The video games that accompany the brush are designed to encourage proper brushing techniques. Grush uses sensors and more

How does the Internet of Things work?

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Article, Video

How does the IoT work? The Internet of Things gives us access to the data from millions of devices. But how does it actually work, what does it mean, and what can we do with all that data? We’ve popped together an easy to follow tutorial from our Think Academy to help you get started more

Why use IoT for business?

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Business

Watch the video Understand the power of Internet of Things and cognitive computing, see real results and case studies from our clients including Silverhook Powerboats, Honda, and TP Vision – the maker of Phillips televisions. With over 13 billion connected devices out there already, and this number predicted to grow to over 29 billion by more

IoT Made Simple with Watson IoT Platform

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Video

Watch the video With a value of over $71 trillion, can you afford not to be a part of the Internet of Things? The IBM IoT Platform helps you build, manage, and quickly launch IoT applications whether you are a fast-moving startup or an enterprise. Get started on your IoT journey at more

Doing the robot: Watson really is all singing, all dancing

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Retail, Travel

Watch the video Watson Nao, IBM’s concierge robot had the chance to bust some moves at the Nvidia’s GTU technology conference last week, thanks to a presentation by IBM Watson’s Chief Technology Officer Rob High. Nao decided took the opportunity to show his / her / its human side and sang a catchy version of more