Watson can determine what color your lightsaber would be by comparing your personality with that of various Jedi and Sith saber wielders. Just enter your twitter handle to find out what Watson thinks based on his reading your public tweets and the film scripts.
Most of the technology in Star Wars was conceived in the late 1970s, yet it still seems futuristic. What IBM Research is working on can seem just as otherworldly. The big difference is that Star Wars tech only works in the movies, while the stuff IBM is working on has every day, real world applications. Check out these schematics and see for yourself.
Kyber crystals give lightsabers their power in the Star Wars universe, but what power do lasers wield in our world? In this episode, we hear how lasers are helping humanity gain all sorts of knowledge about our universe, including what IBM Research is up to. Watch to learn more.
Watson Conversation allows you to quickly build, test and deploy a bot or virtual agent across mobile devices, messaging platforms like Slack, or even on a physical robot. Conversation has a visual dialog builder to help you create natural conversations between your apps and users, without any coding experience required.
Watson Text to Speech converts written text into natural-sounding audio in a variety of languages and voices. You can customize and control the pronunciation of specific words to deliver a seamless voice interaction that caters to your audience. Use Text to Speech to develop interactive toys for children, automate call center interactions, and communicate directions hands-free.
Watson Personality Insights extracts personality characteristics based on how a person writes. You can use the service to help match individuals to other individuals, opportunities, and products, or tailor their experience with personalized messaging and recommendations.
Look behind the scenes and get up close to some of the props.
Science Fantasy Meets Science Reality.
The IBM and Star Wars partnership shows that the technology in our world and a galaxy far, far away may not be so different. The Star Wars universe is filled with unbelievable technology, but a glance into IBM Research labs and Watson’s services reveals we may be closer than we think. With Star Wars and IBM, science fantasy meets science reality.
IBM Watson is the AI platform for business enabling a new partnership between people and machines.
IBM Research is inventing things that matter to the world and pioneering some of today’s most promising and disruptive technologies that can help transform industries and society, including AI, blockchain and quantum computing. With labs on six continents, it is one of the largest industrial research organizations in the world.