Could Store Visits Be Guided By Robots? IBM Hopes So

Posted in Software on 24th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The idea is that human-like robots such as Pepper, will be powered by IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology to turn the robot into a store associate.

IBM research thinks it's solved why the brain uses so much energy

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

About 90 percent of the energy consumed by the brain is unaccounted for, which is a considerable amount given that the brain takes 20 percent of the body's total energy.

Pepper is getting an AI boost from IBM's Watson

Posted in Software on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

"In terms of hands-on interaction, when cognitive capabilities are embedded in robotics, you will see people benefit from this technology in exciting ways."

IBM Making Plans to Commercialize Its Brain-Inspired Computer Chip Hardware

Posted in Hardware on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Phones and other compact devices with silicon neurons and synapses inside could be much more useful.

IBM Introduces Researchers To Their Artificial Brain

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

By stringing chips together researchers can build an artificial neural network. The version that IBM just debuted is roughly equivalent to the computing capacity of a rat's brain.