Cognitive and Contextual Analytics for IT Services


Our ability to monitor and collect data about IT (information technology) services, ranging from cloud and hosted-IT delivery models to maintenance services, has grown to unprecedented levels over the past...

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Cognitive Computing

March 23, 2017

The Road Not Taken: Computer-generated poetry


Every year, millions of Chinese families gather to watch a special celebration known as the Spring Festival Gala. It is the most watched television show in the world. This year’s...

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IBM Research-China

March 9, 2017

IBM achieves new record in speech recognition


Depending on whom you ask, humans miss one to two words out of every 20 they hear. In a five-minute conversation, that could be as many 80 words. But, for...

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Cognitive Computing

March 7, 2017

“When you plan too much you will miss the opportunities...


After 37 years, Ton Engbersen has officially retired from IBM Research – Zurich. His career has spanned such diverse areas as image processing, chip design, communications technology, server technology, legacy...

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Cognitive Computing

February 28, 2017

Realizing a barrier-free society


Field experiment at a busy shopping district in Tokyo Tokyo’s underground consists of miles of pedestrian walkways, extensive shopping arcades and a subway network. It stretches for hundreds of kilometers...

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Accessibility

February 14, 2017

A cognitive in-car companion to help us enjoy the journey


In Dublin, scientists from IBM Research - Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) are developing and testing a Cognitive In-Car Companion as part of an EU H2020 funded project called...

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Accessibility

February 9, 2017

Improving Healthcare in China with Cognitive Analytics


With the world’s largest population, China generates an unprecedented amount of medical data. It’s an ideal harvest ground for the development and application of cognitive solutions that extract insights from...

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Healthcare

February 9, 2017

How to find your grandmother in a wedding video


The secret behind this technology is a new optimization process based on a scoring system for the division into scenes. The process finds the feature you’re looking for, and then...

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January 24, 2017

Cognitive tech in drones could reduce infectious outbreaks


“Drone-based microbial analysis system” was just one of 8,088 total patents IBM received in 2016. The company’s patent output covers a diverse range of inventions in artificial intelligence and cognitive...

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Healthcare

January 9, 2017

IBM 5 in 5: Hyperimaging and AI will give us...


I have been an electronics enthusiast ever since I was in elementary school. To put together an electronic device that interacts with the physical world in some way has been...

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January 5, 2017

IBM 5 in 5: With AI, our words will be...


As a neuroscientist, I want to understand the brain. Beyond just the physical structures of neurons and the synapses, but how it works. How is it that we think? ..

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Accessibility

January 5, 2017