Internet of Things

Driving Transformation: How Connected Vehicles Challenge OEMs

When it comes to buying a car today, connected technologies are the new deal-breakers. According to the recent “Car Tech Impact Study” from AutoTrader, 89 percent of buyers are willing to wait for must-have technology features, and nearly half would switch brands in order to get the features they want. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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Turning Rotterdam into the “World’s Smartest Port” with IBM Cloud & IoT

At the port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port by cargo tonnage, we want to be the smartest port in the world. Part of that journey is our digital transformation initiative with IBM. With more than 85% of all globally traded goods having travelled on a ship at least once during their lifecycle, ports play a […]

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Sears Home Services, Golden State Foods Turn to IBM IoT

When it comes to buying a car today, connected technologies are the new deal-breakers. According to the recent “Car Tech Impact Study” from AutoTrader, 89 percent of buyers are willing to wait for must-have technology features, and nearly half would switch brands in order to get the features they want. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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How Collaboration is Driving IoT Innovation

One of the most transformative qualities of the Internet of Things is when one connected device teams with another to collaborate on sharing information. From robots on the assembly line floor exchanging data about everything from equipment health to the quality of the items in production, to the drones used to inspect cell phone towers, […]

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Watson IoT Takes to the Manufacturing Floor

Much of the discussion at Hannover Messe 2017, the world’s largest annual industrial fair, will center on the fourth revolution of industry, or, simply, Industry 4.0. While Industry 4.0 is a relatively new topic, it has deep roots that tie back more than 200 years to the first industrial revolution when new manufacturing processes came […]

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Report: Consumers Want Increasingly More Control of the Data They Share

Personal data is the new currency of the digital economy, but consumers want to know that their information is kept secure and well-used in the cognitive era. Generating insight from personal data can bring tremendous benefits to both individuals and organizations. Enormous amounts of personal information is gathered, analyzed and secured. This is where trust […]

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Girding the Grid with Cognitive Computing

The electrical grid has become a network of billions of linked devices with highly complex energy and information flows. Add to this the elevated role of the consumer as a producer and you are looking at a massive volume, velocity and variety of data from smart meters, transformers, and substations that remains largely untapped. One […]

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The Internet of Things – Changing the Way We Live

We live in an age of immense technological and social change, much of which has been brought about by the emergence of advanced technologies such as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and robotics. In fact, the current pace of change and the potential for further transformation is so great that many see this as […]

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The Promise of IoT Just Got a Little Brighter for Everyone

We are quickly moving from a physical world to a digital world, and thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), data has become the key to business success and new levels of consumer satisfaction.   In the Cognitive Era, the IoT, applied at scale, can potentially decrease traffic and energy use across a city, and increase […]

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How Watson IoT is Making Buildings Better

We spend most of our lives in buildings – the places where we live, work, socialize, shop and relax. It is not surprising, therefore, that their design and usability so significantly affect the performance of their users. For example, experience tells us that everything from poor air conditioning to bad coffee can lower productivity and morale […]

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Getting Onboard the Future of Transportation Today

We have all been imagining a future with self-driving vehicles for a while now, but the truth is you don’t need to leap years ahead to find them. Transportation industry leaders have made some incredible technology breakthroughs that have brought us much closer to the reality of driver-less vehicles. The technology is here, but how […]

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IBM and Cisco Team on Cognitive and Edge Analytics

Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), billions of interconnected devices and sensors are gathering vast amounts of real-time data about the world in which we live. In fact, according to experts, IoT is set to become the single greatest source of data on the planet. The question now is, how does businesses gain insight […]

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