Watson IoT

IoT edge analytics is transforming manufacturing

Written by Ron Wallace | November 3, 2016 | Manufacturing

In manufacturing the Internet of Things (IoT) is not an entirely new concept. Most production facilities have had process control systems, SCADA data and historians for decades. However, with the advent of Industry 4.0 and advances in IoT, the next wave of productivity is coming. In fact, according to a McKinsey report, IoT has the ...read more


How can the IoT use blockchain?

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 24, 2016 | Blog, Events

What is blockchain? Blockchain is a shared ledger technology where any party in the business network can see THE system of record, the ledger. With traditional contracts, each party has their own systems of record and shares selected pieces of information with each other. This can be inefficient, expensive and leave them vulnerable. This has ...read more


The Internet of Things at IBM World of Watson

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 19, 2016 | Events

2016 has been a fast-moving year in the Internet of Things space. We have seen major announcements from all the major IoT players, fascinating implementations, and the development of emerging IoT technologies like cognitive computing. It’s been a big year for IBM Watson IoT as we have made great strides rolling out new capabilities to ...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


Now you can always take the weather with you

Written by Karen Lewis | September 5, 2016 | Charity and development, Environment

The Weather Company, an IBM business are leveraging one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platforms in the world to provide critical weather data to millions of people in currently underserved areas. With severe weather statistically occurring more frequently, governments and businesses are seeking supplemental weather data to better prepare for impending disasters. in ...read more


Meet Cognitive Candy creator, Igor Ramos

Written by Karen Lewis | September 2, 2016 | Interview

Cognitive Candy is an internet connected candy dispensing machine that uses Watson IoT Lab Dashboard, Blockchain and IoT Real-Time Insights, and is built on Raspberry Pi. Candy gives away treats to people if she “feels” like doing so. If you want to receive candy, all you have to do is engage her in a friendly ...read more


ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit

Written by Karen Lewis | August 31, 2016 | Blog

IBM and ARM have worked together to create the ARM® mbed™ IoT Starter Kit. It provides the user with a sleek out of the box experience. See how this kit would be beneficial in making new products and applications integrated in the cloud. Check out the Recipes for this kit and watch the video below. ...read 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 ...read more


IoT ruins movies: The Dark Knight Rises

Written by Victoria McClellan | August 19, 2016 | Buildings

Setting the scene Working with Watson IoT, everything starts to change. We talk about it all the time; IoT has an impact on everything from buildings to cars to the weather. As I have spent more time digging around to understand the revolution of IoT, I have seen that it has changed the way I ...read more


World of Watson: register now

Written by Liza Cooper | August 16, 2016 | Conferences

You are cordially invited to the World of Watson event on October 24th through the 27th at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, USA. See what the future will bring This event will showcase the cognitive power of Watson and the potential that it brings for the future. See how data, analytics, and Watson can change your ...read more


IBM’s own Iron Woman talks about data driven training

Written by Sara Strope | July 26, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

In Pursuit: Chasing down data and stronger performance In 2008, I saved the little bit of energy I had left in my tank to unleash a huge smile as I crossed the finish line of Ironman Lake Placid. I was overjoyed to have completed racing 140.6 miles – which included my first marathon. For six ...read more