IBM demos event-based gesture recognition using a brain-inspired chip at...


IBM researchers built a gesture recognition system using a brain-inspired chip and trained it to recognize 10 hand gestures in real-time at 96.5% accuracy.

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AI

July 21, 2017

Scientists Observe Gravitational Anomaly on Earth


Appearing today in Nature, an international team of physicists, material scientists and string theoreticians, have observed in a such a material, an effect of a most exotic quantum anomaly that...

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Natural Sciences

July 19, 2017

Grad student wins IBM Fellowship to Mimic Brain Architecture


S. R. Nandakumar, a graduate student in electrical engineering, has won a coveted IBM Ph.D. fellowship to support his work on computer systems that mimic the architecture of the human...

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Education

July 13, 2017

Brainiacs: Applying Watson for Genomics to better understand brain tumors


This spring I was invited to a global meeting about cancer research – how tumor data should be gathered, integrated and interpreted.  It brought together specialists from medicine, biology, chemistry,...

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Healthcare

July 11, 2017

Sharing the Art and Science of Lithography


IBM researcher Martha Sanchez describes her work in lithography and how she inspires students through the fun and art behind science.

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IBM Research-Almaden

July 7, 2017

Recent papers detail carbon nanotube scalabilty, integration breakthroughs


Carbon nanotubes appeal to the semiconductor industry because they’re superior electrical conductors compared to silicon with a mere 1 nanometer body thickness. So why don’t we have CNT chips in...

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Systems

July 5, 2017

Using distributed learning to boost Watson’s Visual IQ


Quantity matters when training computers to accurately recognize what’s in an image. The more they see, the more they learn. But, training new visual recognition models from a large number...

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AI

June 30, 2017

Laura Haas: 36 years of making IBM Research “Famous for...


After 36 years with IBM Research, IBM Fellow Laura Haas is becoming Dean of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst.

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IBM Research-Almaden

June 29, 2017

Scaling Wimbledon’s video production of highlight reels through AI technology


Demonstrating the continual innovation that takes place around its major sporting events, IBM Research and IBM iX are teaming up to provide “Cognitive Highlights” to The Championships, Wimbledon, the oldest...

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AI

June 27, 2017

Cornell, IBM Research collaborate to safeguard milk and — in...


Next-generation sequencing and big data analytics will help Cornell and IBM Research identify new ways to eliminate hazards in the food supply chain.

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Big Data Analytics

June 27, 2017

IBM Fellow Heike Riel awarded prestigious prize for women


Last night in Berlin, Dr. Heike Riel, an IBM Fellow and executive director of the IBM Research Frontiers Institute and IoT Technology, claimed the prize. Riel was nominated for her...

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Accessibility

June 26, 2017