Kiwi Wearables improves proof of concept times by 75 percent

The IBM Bluemix platform offers powerful tools for motion-sensing technology development

Published on 23 Oct 2014

"Instead of having the burden of trying to connect with the 300 to 400 different cloud-reliant devices on the market, we sped up the process with IBM Bluemix, which allowed us to get a basic prototype running in just a few days versus months."

Ali Nawab, chief executive officer (CEO) at Kiwi

Customer
Kiwi Wearables

Industry
Computer Services

Deployment country
Canada

Overview

"Kiwi is focused on solving problems for companies that are in the wearable tech industries. We've been spending all of our time and energy making motion-sensor technology as easy as possible so that a wider audience can bring motion into whatever products and applications they are building," says Ali Nawab, chief executive officer (CEO) at Kiwi Wearables.

Business need
Kiwi Wearables sought a solution to expand the capabilities and reduce the speed of designing and delivering motion sensing technology solutions to multiple customers and endpoints.

Solution
The IBM® Bluemix platform's cloudbased environment and toolset not only offer the ability to connect large numbers of disparate devices, but they also provide Kiwi with enhanced capabilities for its proofs of concept (POCs), development and deployment.

Benefits
With the IBM® Bluemix platform's cloud-based environment and toolset, Kiwi can connect large numbers of disparate devices and apply enhanced capabilities for its proofs of concept (POCs), development and deployment

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
Cloudant Data Layer Local Edition, Cloudant Dedicated Cluster, IBM Bluemix, IBM SDK for Node.js

Services

Solution
Cloud Computing, IBM Analytics - Internet of Things

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