IBM Scientists have announced on Earth Day, a collaboration to develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy. Image © IBM
IBM reveals its vision for the future of technology, and this year presents The 5 in 5 in five sensory categories, through innovations will affect our lives in the near future.
15 years ago on May 11, 1997, IBM‘s Deep Blue computer beat the world chess champion Garry Kasparov, in a match that lasted several days, a landmark in artificial intelligence.
IBM researchers, since 2009, set out to develop lithium-air battery technology capable of powering a family-sized electric car for approximately 500 miles (800 km) on a single charge. Industry leaders Central Glass and Asahi Kasei joined the project.
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) when completed in 2024, with 3,000 individual ground-based dish antennas, will be the largest radio telescope ever created. The dishes will be linked to act as one giant telescope, an arrangement known as an interferometer, with an extremely fast computer systems. Image credit SKA
IBM reported that has developed a prototype optical chip that has hit a significant milestone in optical data transfer: one trillion bits per second, or one terabit, like downloading 500 HD movies at once.