I joined IBM a few months ago, and had the opportunity to work on a week-long skunkworks project with our fabulous team. To demonstrate the Internet of Things (IoT) in action and the impact it has on the world of gaming, our IBM Cloud Technical Evangelists set out to combine a Raspberry Pi, a foosball table, and a plethora of Bluemix services into a new demo product. See our wrap-up video on YouTube.
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