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Opening doors with cognitive IoT
Cognitive IoT enables us to learn from, and infuse
intelligence into, the physical world to transform
business and enhance the human experience.
How the Internet of Things learns to think.
IoT has taken hold
What once seemed like
hyperbole, now seems
USD 1.7 trillion
in value added by the IoT to the
global economy in 2019.1
of enterprise decision makers say IoT is
strategic or transformative to their enterprise.3
From 13 billion to 29 billion
Projected growth in connected devices by 20202
1 Business Insider, "The 'Internet of Things' will be the world's most massive device market and save companies billions of dollars," John Greenough, April 14, 2015.
2 IDC, Worldwide Internet of Things Forecast, 2015-2020, Doc #256397, May 2015.
3 IDC, “Internet of Things: New Worldwide Demand Side Research on Perceptions and Plans for Adoption 2015,” September 10, 2015,
Proven value, immediate opportunity
Leaders are putting the physical world to
work and achieving results now.
Extabytes of data are generated by the IoT every day.
And we’re only beginning
Think of all we’ve
accomplished using only
12 percent of the data
generated by the IoT.
What will we achieve
as we unlock the rest?
4 IBM Research
Programmable computing thrives
in prescribed, predictable
scenarios but is too limited for
the complex IoT landscape.
The IoT is a monumental data challenge.
Cognitive computing can keep up.
Cognitive systems aren’t
programmed. They learn from
virtually every interaction and the
surrounding context to unleash
the potential of the IoT.
Outthink the competition with cognitive IoT
Cognitive IoT delivers insights once unknowable.
Businesses can benefit in five key areas:
into products and
Harness the power of cognitive IoT
Start with a simple,
highly secure and
for cognitive IoT.
Three things you must get right:
The IBM portfolio for cognitive IoT
Tools that accelerate business transformation
Expand what’s knowable
Four Watson APIs are unlocking new insights
from new data
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We’re already changing the world
USD 3 billion:IBM’s four-year investment
in cognitive IoT
4,000:IoT clients, including
leaders in a diverse set
of global industries
750:IoT patents, three times more
than any other company5
20:industries that are benefiting
from Watson technology
today, in 25 countries
15 billion:security events managed
10,000:security clients in 133 countries
5 IBM Research
6 IBM, "IBM Launches Industry's First Consulting Practice Dedicated to Cognitive Business," press release, October 6, 2015,
First:The industry's first
And we’re not doing it alone
new IBM Bluemix®
users per week
globally using IBM Watson Developer Cloud services
daily inquiries into The Weather Company’s
real-time, mobile-enabled IoT platform7
7 IBM has agreed to acquire The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties,
including WSI, weather.com, Weather Underground and The Weather Company brand.
Learn more about how Watson IoT is helping
leaders capitalize on the connected world.
Realize your IoT potential