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‘Cognitive manufacturing’ – how the internet of things and analytics apply to factories

IBM Watson’s video is a great introduction to IoT and analytics in the manufacturing context…  

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How hotels can exploit the internet of things

It is easy to think of the ‘internet of things’ as smart devices ‘talking’ to and interacting with each other.  But it’s not just that.  If one of the devices is the smart phone in the hands of a customer, then … Continue reading

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What innovation professionals think about innovation

This is PA Consulting’s take on the ‘Innovation Roundtable Summit’ held recently in Copenhagen.  What is striking is that the three things highlighted resonate with several of my most recent blogs – internet of things, organisational culture, and open-sourcing.

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Internet of Things resource area

Just in case you did not know this, The Manufacturer now has a resource area dedicated to the internet of things.  It is sponsored by Dell and Intel, and includes a number of videos.

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The internet of things applied to recycling

“Waste management companies are becoming technology companies”.   This link takes you a waste management company’s website where this is discussed.  There is also a video showing how Cisco are applying smart technology to this industry sector.

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Winning with the Industrial Internet of Things

Accenture are broadcasting live on the web from Davos today (21st January) and on Friday (23rd January).  Their first broadcast focuses on the size and scale of the IIoT and whether or not business are ready to exploit this opportunity. … Continue reading

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AI personal robot for the home

Having just blogged about every home having its own 3D printer, the next logical step is for there to be an AI personal robot there too.  If you wonder how this might work and what it might look like, Robotbase … Continue reading

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How money will be made out of the Internet of Things

Having blogged about the Internet of Things (IoT), one question remains – how to create commercial value from it?  This is addressed in a short report by CapGemini Consulting ‘Monetizing the Internet of Things: Extracting value from the connectivity opportunity‘. … Continue reading

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2020 – cyber systems driving change

The last of Deloitte’s six drivers of change are “cyber physical systems” (here). Drones – we have blogged previously about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), sometimes  sceptically.  But it is forecast that by 2020 the UAV market will be a $11.3 … Continue reading

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