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

IBM Research at CVPR 2017: Helping AI systems to see...


IBM Research is a leading player in the field of computer vision. Here's a look at the papers, demos and innovations we'll share at CVPR 2017.

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AI

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

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

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

Automating low-level tasks for data scientists


Data scientists are among the most sought after professionals in the IT industry. In 2012, Harvard Business Review called data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century.”

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Cognitive Computing

June 13, 2017

New app lets crowds use their phones to display a...


More than 4 million people, across every state in the US, participated in the January 22 Women’s March. And the recent Earth Day marches spanned six continents. The messages were...

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Mobile computing

May 24, 2017

The power of blockchain + Watson


The impact of disruptive digital technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain goes well beyond finance and payments, touching all aspects of the real economy. This is an underappreciated fact, and...

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Blockchain

May 22, 2017

A funny thing happened on my way to Maker Faire


Normally on Friday mornings, I’d be winding my way up a canyon in the hills south of San Jose to IBM Research – Almaden, where I work as an advisory...

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Quantum Computing

May 19, 2017

Training Watson to see what’s on your plate


Today, we’re introducing our latest AI research in the form of a new beta feature: the IBM Watson Visual Recognition food model. This feature provides a built-in capability for recognizing...

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Cognitive Computing

May 18, 2017

Facilitating peer review with cognitive computing


Applying for or allocating funding for scientific research takes up a significant amount of time and energy, both from the scientists and the national foundations that evaluate the science itself....

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Cognitive Computing

May 16, 2017