Internet of Things (IOT)

Behind the back of Max Verstappen

The F1 car, Max Verstappen drives, shows only a few logos. One of them is IBM, because we are a technology partner of Red Bull Racing. Next to the bravery and magic racecraft of the drivers another spectacle occurs under the hood and the IT-room. These miracles happen to support Max Verstappen’s success. As car […]

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Cognitive manufacturing: the close-to-my-bed-show

On June 15, 2017 I gave a presentation on Industry 4.0 and IBM Watson IoT at the IoT Convention in Mechelen. What struck me that day was how pervasive the theme of Industry 4.0 has become in the interim. Many questions are being asked, not so much about what the theme involves, but rather the […]

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The power of combining data science tools applied to Internet of Things in freight

How data science enabled a freight company to get its containers back in order. Data Science is exploratory by nature. You therefore want access to the widest possible range of algorithms, libraries and flexible tools that can handle multiple types of data. But also you do not want to forget that much value can come […]

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Wanted: Wild Ducks who are in for a Cognitive Challenge

The one thing that’s always in the back of every entrepreneur’s mind is how to serve his/her customers even better.  It is in our mind, it is in the mind of our Business Partners. Cognitive adds value to the customers.  The cognitive solutions market represents a tremendous growth opportunity for businesses delivering solutions with cognitive […]

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A bit of a personal story, trip to the Science Fair

When I was in high school in Spain we had an annual trip to the local science fair. One year I came across a video stand that showed a prediction of the future. There were flying cars, buildings that reached up beyond the clouds, and robots of various shapes and sizes. At the end of […]

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Game of Drones: de impact van vliegende robots

Blogpost van Gerard Smit, IBM Chief Technology Officer Benelux – Distinguished Engineer & Reverse Historian | Dit artikel verscheen eerder in Dutch Cowboys Een aantal jaren geleden, het was een mooie dag in augustus, zittend in de tuin, werd ik bruut gestoord door een zoemend geluid boven mij. Ik dacht eerst aan een zwerm wespen die […]

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Machines zijn er om de mens te helpen

Blogpost van Gerard Smit, IBM Chief Technology Officer Benelux – Distinguished Engineer & Reverse Historian | Dit artikel verscheen eerder in Dutch Cowboys Computers en robots kunnen straks meer dan wij ooit voor mogelijk hebben gehouden. Moeten we daar bang voor zijn of niet? Machines zijn er altijd geweest om de mens te ondersteunen en er […]

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