For world changers
IBM believes that scientific discovery is the best way to drive digital reinvention for the benefit of all people. This is why IBM is proud to be the birthplace of Nobel Prize winning research an unrivalled six times.
For animal lovers
Animals on the Welgevonden Game Reserve get pretty upset when there are poachers around. With smart insights through IBM IoT technology the Game Reserve staff spot these changes in their behaviour. This way they can better protect the rhinos.
This is the future
IBM’s pioneering work in quantum computing passed two more milestones recently: the world’s first commercially available quantum computer via the cloud and the first 50-qubit prototype machine.
For universe explorers
Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong took ‘one small step’ on the Moon. Behind this historic achievement were 8,000 helping hands of IBM programmers and engineers who worked side by side with the NASA team on the Apollo space program. Deep cooperation to drive breakthrough innovation is still in our DNA today.
Lightning-fast weather forecasts keep Red Bull racing competitive
Aston Martin Red Bull Racing relies on The Weather Company, an IBM business, to provide them with accurate forecasts so that they can make those lightning-fast decisions that win races.
For real tennis fans
Wimbledon is one of the world’s biggest tennis championships. Each year, the scale and flexibility of the IBM Cloud helps to provide AI highlights, player analytics in real time, and a secure website which scales up by 55 times for the event.
This is the supercomputer
No matter who you are, you can contribute to life-changing research. World Community Grid, an IBM initiative, allows anyone with a computer to donate unused computing power to scientific projects.
This is the identity
Investigators fighting human trafficking crimes are working with STOP THE TRAFFIK and IBM’s i2 Analyst’s Notebook software to pinpoint and connect hotspots of criminal activity.
This is the engagement ring
To provide confidence in the authenticity and value of diamonds, Everledger uses IBM Blockchain to track the lifetime journey of diamonds from the mine to your hands.
This is the chip
Embedded in the small square chip on the front of your bank card is a very efficient piece of security software, developed by IBM cryptographers, that keeps you safe from hackers.
This is the trust
As important as any invention, IBM's principles to ensure the responsible and transparent use of artificial intelligence in society may one day be regarded as a seminal piece of work.
This is the jigsaw
IBM scientists are helping to give the visually impaired better situational awareness by using IBM Watson to understand and descibe their immediate surroundings, including nearby objects and people.
This is the advert
Lexus has created the world's most intuitive car ad for the Lexus ES. The film was directed by Oscar-winner Kevin Macdonald. The script was written entirely by AI using IBM Watson.
This is the nose
Symrise, a leading creator of flavours and fragrances, is using IBM Watson to spot patterns in historical data and suggest new ingredient combinations to try in perfume development.
This is the smartwatch
Whether you’re trying to manage fitness or finances, you need up to date, connected data. IBM’s MQTT protocol seamlessly unites all your devices – from your watch to your smart home.
This is the weather app
The Weather Company, an IBM Business, powers the weather for Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, and more. With this data in their hands, the public are ready for what the weather has in store.
This is the lamp
Invented by UK IBMers, and now a JS Foundation project, Node-RED is a programming tool for the Internet of Things. It can virtually wire devices together – so the lights can be on, even if nobody’s home.
This is the medicine
"Malaria affects 250 million people a year in sub-Saharan Africa alone. Thanks to the IBM UK-born SMS for Life system, which pairs text messaging with cloud computing, medicine stocks rarely run low. "
This is the eye
Thanks to one IBMer’s flash of inspiration, millions of people now benefit from 20/20 vision from laser eye surgery.
This is the smartphone
In 1994, the world’s first marriage between phone tech and computing went on sale. IBM Simon had an integrated calendar, email functionality and many other hallmarks of the gadget we rely on today.
This is the card
Fixing magnetic strips to plastic transformed consumer credit and paved the way for modern loyalty, security and ID cards. The breakthrough came from an IBMer (with a little help from his wife).
This is the boy
To investigate microscopic computational possibilities, IBM researchers achieved something no one had before. They individually moved 5,000 atoms and created the world’s smallest stop-motion film.
This is the barcode
"IBMer Joseph Woodland applied for the barcode patent in 1949. Today, these black bars have fundamentally changed retail by giving us the power to scan our own dinner at the self-checkout. "
This is the king
In 1997, Gary Kasparov, considered by many the greatest chess player of all time, lost a match to IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue, an achievement with far-reaching implications for computer science.
This is the fan
The RFU uses an IBM centralised CRM platform and analytics-driven digital marketing solutions to help deliver engaging, personalized content that inspires fans to play a more active role in the sport.
This is the supernova
The IBM Summit supercomputer is the most powerful AI machine to date. Able to perform 200 quadrillion calculations a second, it could help solve the universe’s biggest mysteries.