Watson IoT Platform arrives in Frankfurt

Building on the recent launch of Public Bluemix in Germany, I'm pleased to announce that the Watson IoT Platform is now available in Public Bluemix in Germany, Frankfurt. This increases the number of Public Bluemix locations that you can find the Watson IoT Platform to four - including the US (Dallas), UK (London), China (through...  Continue reading Watson IoT Platform arrives in Frankfurt

Building a Digital Twin using Watson IoT Platform

The world of IoT is getting really excited about the benefits of accessing high fidelity Digital Twins of real world assets.  What is a Digital Twin you may ask? In simple terms it is any digital representation of a device or system and how it behaves within its environment.  Digital Twins are used through a...  Continue reading Building a Digital Twin using Watson IoT Platform

Notification of changes: Increased default security via TLS for IBM Watson IoT Platform

As our continued effort to increase security built into the IBM Watson IoT Platform, we have an important notification for our customers. Notification: On or after May 2017, Transport Level Security (TLS) will be the default connection security setting for devices and gateways  connecting via MQTT to new organizations You can read more about the details of these...  Continue reading Notification of changes: Increased default security via TLS for IBM Watson IoT Platform

Free quota increase in Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan

The Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan new quota is now live! Free of charge, you get: 500 registered devices (previously 20) 500 application bindings (previously 10) 200MB of each data exchanged, data analyzed and edge data analyzed (previously 100MB) The new Lite Plan will allow you to build a more comprehensive proof of concept for your IoT application. Continue reading Free quota increase in Watson Internet of Things Platform Lite Plan

Watson IoT Platform Analytics – Covering all your IoT analytics needs

Overview The Watson IoT Platform provides a spectrum of analytics that enable you to start quickly and realize value immediately and then apply more advanced analytics as you collect more data and improve analytics skills. The analytics support a progression of capabilities to cover a wide variety of devices and assets from light bulbs...  Continue reading Watson IoT Platform Analytics – Covering all your IoT analytics needs

Changes to client state

We'd like to let you know about a change coming up in the Watson IoT Platform that affects devices, gateways and applications if they are disconnected for an extended period of time. When a device connects to the platform over MQTT, it can ask the platform to collect commands and actions for it while it is disconnected.  It does that...  Continue reading Changes to client state