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

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