A conversation with Robert Hill, Head of Space Solutions at Kx
7 Aug 2018
Kx and the Space Data Revolution. Robert Hill is the Director of the Northern Ireland Space Office and chair of the Northern Ireland Space Special Interest Group (NISSIG) hosted by the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space trade membership group ADS. He is also a Regional Fellow with the UK Satellite Applications Catapult. Q: What
Kx Insights: Machine learning and the value of historical data
2 Aug 2018
Data is being generated at a faster rate now than ever before. IDC has predicted that in 2025, there will be 163 zettabytes of data generated each year—a massive increase from the 16.1 zettabytes created in 2016. These high rates of data generation are partially an outcome of the multitude of sensors found on Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the majority of which are capable of recording data many times per second. IHS estimates that the number of IoT devices in use will increase from 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 75.4 billion in 2025, indicating that these immense rates of data generation will continue to grow even higher in the years to come.
SEMICON 2018 Snapshot: Data and the Era of AI
24 Jul 2018
By Bill Pierson The future of the semiconductor industry is looking bright judging by the breadth of new developments, initiatives and innovations on display at SEMICON West in San Francisco this July. Industry leading companies presented the latest technical and business insights into today’s opportunities and challenges, particularly in the areas of smart manufacturing and
Securities Trading Industry Laying Groundwork for Machine Learning
9 May 2018
By Manus McGuire As a participant in the global securities trading industry for over two decades, Kx has played a large role in the transformation of the industry to electronic and high frequency trading. At this year’s annual Securities Traders’ Association of New York (STANY) Markets Conference on April 19th, the All Things Data –
Kx Insights: Top technologies at MWC 2018 were 5G, AI and IoT
4 Apr 2018
This year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was as impressive as ever. The largest mobile industry trade show in the world, device makers and hundreds of other mobile-related companies came together to present the latest devices and technologies.
Kx Insights: Benefits of Utility Predictive Maintenance Analytics
17 Oct 2017
Utilities are going through significant modernization, with the adoption of smart grid technologies such as advanced metering, advanced distribution management, outage management, customer engagement and analytics. This modernization is creating a wealth of diverse data about assets, operations, and customers. At the same time the job of utilities is becoming more challenging with pressure to reduce costs, competition from new forms of technologies and energy providers as well as the need to integrate renewable energy resources. These new challenges, competition and pressures are leading to innovation and transformation in the utilities industry.