IBM’s PAIRS Geoscope helps developers wrangle geospatial data

IBM today announced PAIRS Geoscope, a new experimental cloud-based service that makes it easier for developers to work with large amounts of geospatial data from across a wide variety of sources. The service handles ingesting, integrating and managing the data and allows developers to focus on their queries. Indeed, it’s the part of the service … More IBM’s PAIRS Geoscope helps developers wrangle geospatial data

Vodafone joins forces with China Mobile in Internet of Things partnership

Two of the biggest global players in the Internet of Things (IoT) Vodafone and China Mobile have joined forces to resell each other’s services for the first time. Under a new agreement each company will share new IoT project opportunities. Vodafone customers will be given access to China Mobile IoT SIMS for deployments in China, … More Vodafone joins forces with China Mobile in Internet of Things partnership

Tallink’s ships to be installed with IoT operational awareness solutions

Estonian listed shipper Tallink Grupp and Finnish maritime innovator Fleetrange Ltd have entered into an agreement to provide Tallink’s 13 vessels with a real-time Internet of Things (IoT) powered operational awareness solution designed for instant sharing of operational information between ships and shore organizations, informs LETA/BNS. We equipped three of our ships – Silja Symphony, … More Tallink’s ships to be installed with IoT operational awareness solutions

For CES 2018, security of connected devices still a core fear

CES, which kicks off Sunday, is supposed to be about making your life better with technology. An internet-connected ball that watches your pets. Beauty care that uses connected devices to personalize hair products. Connected sensors for your home water system to combat leaks and waste. Even Las Vegas, the city that plays host to CES, … More For CES 2018, security of connected devices still a core fear

New-gen technologies make IoT transformational

IoT, AI, blockchain and fog computing are the building blocks of digital transformation. Each one contributes important capabilities, but only together do they have the potential to fulfill the lofty expectations of IoT. Over the last few years, many people—myself included—have been touting the Internet of Things (IoT) as a driving force behind digital transformation. … More New-gen technologies make IoT transformational

Baidu and Xiaomi Partner on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

The partnership, revealed at Xiaomi’s first IoT Developer Conference, marks a significant step in boosting China’s smart manufacturing with advanced technologies including AI, IoT and big data. Connecting AI and IoT will be a driving force to upgrade the manufacturing industry. “The two companies have joined forces in forming a strong partnership to make users’ … More Baidu and Xiaomi Partner on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

“Unattended Retail” – lost gem or the future?

Everyone remembers the old vending machines in restaurants, gas stations and public venues. Now you can find them also in retail, sometimes even in unmanned retail. However, it’s not anything new. I remember visited Rivender‘s unmanned store even in Forssa, Finland (Read my tweet here) a while ago. In South Korea they are part of … More “Unattended Retail” – lost gem or the future?

US Air Force goes Top Gun for IoT-based predictive maintenance

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is arming itself with new AI and IoT technologies to power predictive maintenance of aircraft and boost mission effectiveness. Top Gun just got real. The US Air Force’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental division – also known as DIUx – has selected C3 IoT, a Redwood City, California-based specialist in … More US Air Force goes Top Gun for IoT-based predictive maintenance