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Live Score Streaming Using Microservices
Dec 30

Build a Live Score Streaming Platform for Realtime Sports Update

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

If you are a die-hard sports fan, then you probably get impatient too quickly. Particularly in a situation when you are unable to watch the match live. To add to the misery, the live score that you see on your phone is often playing a catch-up game. Sounds like a familiar situation? In this blog post, we present to you a model system for managing sports score streaming using the components of the IBM Cloud platform, including PubNub. This system can serve live score updates in real-time to millions of users simultaneously. And, in case you want to indulge in betting, then it can do more to help swing the odds in your favor.
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TradeBot
Dec 12

Voice Activated Trading Bot Powered By IBM Watson Text-to-Speech Service

By Gopal Amlekar | Cloud Computing

Voice enabled devices are leaping forward, and speech is becoming the dominant bot interface. Digital assistants, or bots, as they are widely known nowadays, speak more like humans. Their popularity is growing with a multitude of apps that can make your life easier, and their application is found in domains like customer service, home automation, chat and news readers to name a few.

This article showcases the power of speech agents with a stock market trading example, where continuous price updates can be heard instead of watched on screen. Furthermore, a use case is presented for one such stock trading scenario using a voice activated trading bot.

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Realtime IoT Energy Management
Oct 12

Worrying About Rising Energy Bills? Realtime IoT Energy Management Is At Your Disposal

By Surya Igor | Cloud Computing , Internet of Things

There are quite a few things we take for granted in our day-to-day lives. Public utilities are one such example. We assume that the electricity and water supply will be at our disposal 24/7. This leads to wastage, and excessive wastage and malpractice lead to further deterioration of the environment. Thanks to the awareness around climate change and the advancements in renewable energy sources, we are in a better position to safeguard our future generations by ensuring a sustainable supply of energy for our day-to-day needs. Still, a lot needs to be done toward achieving self-sustained living and this is where technology can help us. In this blog post, we present yet another amalgamation of things that can be managed using that game-changer, the “Internet of Things.” In this case, it’s an IoT energy management system for tracking electricity supply and consumption.
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Blockchain for Agri Supply Chain
Oct 09

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Agricultural Supply Chain – Part 2

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing

This is the second and concluding part of the earlier blog post where we introduced you to the agricultural supply chain use case of Blockchain. In this post, we will witness the execution of a set of transactions which will accomplish the primary end to end operation of a typical agro supply chain.  This is implemented using the Multichain platform which is one of the popular private Blockchain platforms available out there.  

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