Smart, connected fabric: how AI, IoT and Mitsufuji create safer working environments

Written by Brian Massey | November 19, 2018 | Factories, Manufacturing, Platform...

How can you keep your company relevant and vital in today’s connected world? Can you leverage technology and analytics to advance overall safety for employees? When do you use IoT technology to gain insights into employee’s activities in near real time? How do you provide notifications and preventative measures for their safety? These are questions ...read more

IoT weekly round-up: 11th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 11, 2018 | Blog

Happy New Year! Welcome to this year’s first instalment of the IoT weekly round-up. It’s January, so naturally our crew are scoping out the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018) for the juiciest new developments in connected gadgetry goodness. Read on for some of the highlights so far. Highlights from CES 2018 Automotive is the name ...read more

IBM Employee Wellness and Safety solution in top 20 IoT industrial applications

Written by Jen Clark and Dr Asaf Adi | October 17, 2017 | Blog

The Internet of Things Institute has selected a safety project undertaken by IBM and North Star BlueScope Steel as one of the top 20 IoT industrial applications for 2017. North Star, which produces steel for global building and construction industries, piloted IBM’s Employee Wellness and Safety solution in 2016, using connected wearable devices and analytics to help monitor ...read more

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 3rd August 2017

Written by Jen Clark | August 3, 2017 | Blog

This week, there are more deals for PayPal, smart phones are battling it out over screen sizes, and you’ll never run out of toilet paper again, if Boxed has anything to do with it. Read on for the latest from the connected world. LG’s new smartphone will feature a 6” OLED screen This year’s flagship ...read more

The bride’s guide to wedding survival: with help from the IoT

Written by Jen Clark | July 18, 2017 | Retail

It’s wedding season! If that makes you leap for joy, good for you. If it makes you want to gouge out your own eyeballs and hide in a cave, that’s also fine. The IoT is here to help. It hasn’t caught up with every aspect of this most traditional of ceremonies, but can still help ...read more

IoT ruins movies: Die Hard

Written by Jen Clark | June 27, 2017 | Blog

Setting the scene When a gang of organized criminals take over an LA skyscraper in order to steal the valuable bonds locked in its vault, it falls to a lone, off-duty cop (John McClane) to try and stop them. Any Die Hard fans will probably agree that McClane performs his task admirably, and probably couldn’t ...read more

Bragi interview: How to turn a beautiful idea into reality

Written by Karen Lewis and Ryan Boyles | March 2, 2017 | Interview

After yesterday’s Enabling IoT Platforms session at MWC 2017, we had a chance to interview Bragi’s Founder and CEO, Nikolaj Hviid, and Darko Dragicevic, Executive Vice President Partners and Solutions. Bragi, a hot new startup focused on the future of cognitive and hearables, is living proof of how to take a beautiful idea and make ...read more

CES 2017 wrap-up: Friday 6th January

Written by Jen Clark | January 6, 2017 | Conferences

It’s Day 2 at the world’s biggest technology exhibition, and there’s an overwhelming amount to see and do. Today’s highlights include supersessions, keynote speeches, award presentations and products to make your eyes pop. Here’s a quick wrap-up of the best bits. Keynotes and conferences Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm Incorporate gave this morning’s keynote, telling ...read more

IoT ruins movies: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Written by Jen Clark | October 13, 2016 | Manufacturing

Setting the scene – the fourth industrial revolution If you’re interested in the IoT you may have also heard of something called Industry 4.0 – otherwise known as the fourth industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 manufacturing is all about the increasing connectivity of smaller and smaller components, some of which are in machines on the factory ...read more

IoT, Edge Analytics and Cognitive are supporting enhanced worker health and safety

Written by Ron Wallace | September 30, 2016 | Blog

If you have been following along in our manufacturing blog series, you will have seen have cognitive manufacturing transforms manufacturing in three focused ways – intelligent assets and equipment to reduce unnecessary down time, cognitive process and operations to drive quality and enhance decision making and smarter resources using data from individuals, equipment and locations ...read more

Team up and connect: an IoT soccer project for good causes

Written by Ryan Boyles | August 11, 2016 | Sport and fitness

Analysts project that by 2025, data from connected devices will yield insights driving potential economic value of as much as $11 trillion*. Yes. TRILLION. Dollars. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is still lofty. How do connected devices improve the lives of individuals and society to equate to such a large dollar value? ...read more

Dogstar: the world’s first dog emotion sensor

Written by Liza Cooper | August 10, 2016 | Home

I am willing to bet that you, or someone you know, uses a wearable device. I am also willing to claim that your dog does not have his or her own wearable. Yet. Meet Dogstar. Dogstar was born at Cornell University, during their Startup Studio, a program that encourages students to flex their entrepreneurial muscles. ...read more