IBM’s African Scientists Look to Tackle the Continent’s Pressing Healthcare...


Joining Sengeh to change this are two fellow African researchers; Waheeda Banu Saib, a research software engineer with a degree in information technology from the University of Kwazulu Natal, who...

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Healthcare

November 7, 2017

Progress in IBM & Hartree Collaboration Reduces Physical Prototype Testing,...


More than 24 months ago IBM and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre set an ambitious goal for themselves -- enable UK businesses to use modelling, simulation...

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Big Data Analytics

October 26, 2017

IBM Scientists Demonstrate In-memory Computing with 1 Million Devices for...


Today, IBM Research is announcing that its scientists have demonstrated that an unsupervised machine-learning algorithm, running on one million phase change memory (PCM) devices, successfully found temporal correlations in unknown...

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AI

October 24, 2017

IoT neurons go macro, go global with DyBM


Imagine covering the globe with a sheet of artificial, internet-enabled neurons. And these Internet of Things (IoT) neurons could send their local information to other neurons just like the synapses...

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Internet of Things

October 3, 2017

Hacking an e-bike to help cyclists avoid breathing in polluted...


Everyone knows that cycling is an excellent aerobic sport, but its benefits are less clear when cyclists are riding and exposed to polluted air in dense urban environments. But what...

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Internet of Things

August 15, 2017

IBM Scientists and Designers Mentor Start-Ups on Mandela Day in...


A few weeks ago IBM scientists and local design consultants spent the day mentoring and training four groups of about a dozen South African aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs identified through...

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IBM Research-Africa

August 11, 2017

IBM Research achieves record deep learning performance with new software...


Summary: IBM Research publishes in arXiv close to ideal scaling with new distributed deep learning software which achieved record communication overhead and 95% scaling efficiency on the Caffe deep learning framework...

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AI

August 8, 2017

Cognitive AR to give you superhero vision


The other day my son asked me to explain what I do at work. I told him that our team builds technology that can answer your questions just by pointing...

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Cognitive Computing

July 26, 2017

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