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IBM Watson Media, as a new suite of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered solutions on the IBM Cloud

IBM launches IBM Watson Media, as a new suite of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered solutions on the IBM Cloud that analyze images, video, language, sentiment and tone. According to IBM, the solutions are designed to enable: Content Search & Discovery: Refined, detailed searches of content down to the scene level based on rich metadata identifying items and context.Recommendation Uplift: More informed suggestions of new content for viewers based on a deeper understanding of video content.Intelligent Closed Captioning: Speech-to-text that can transcribe audio and improve by learning topic-specific terminology.Spotlighting: Identification of content such as violence or adult language that may require further screening and labeling.

Near real-time data to markedly improve planning and execution in the physical store

Very exciting to see that,IBM and SAP SE have teamed up to provide a co-innovated solution for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries to help both increase profitability and improve the consumer experience. One can observe that, the solution uses near real-time data to markedly improve planning and execution in the physical store. IBM’s Metro Pulse, flow through SAP® Cloud Platform provide insights that can be acted upon almost immediately.

Industrial Operational Intelligence Solutions in our ever-connected data-driven world

For many analysts, the growth of industrial Operational Intelligence (OI) solutions is expected to feature in both the process and discrete industries. Technavio Research reveals that, the automotive industry derives the most out of the industrial OI solutions in terms of revenue. The reason for such dominance is the initial adoption of smart manufacturing by automotive companies, according to the firm. One can also observe that, the global industrial Operational Intelligence (OI) solutions market has the largest revenue generation in the Americas, followed by EMEA and APAC. Many analysts believe that, Asia Pacific will grow at a higher rate when compared with the other two geographical regions, and will act as a driving force for the incorporation of industrial OI solutions in industries during the forecast period, 2017-2021.

Lockheed Martin Corporation (US) + quantum computing technology for mission-critical software

For those who are unfamiliar, Lockheed Martin Corporation (US), an American global aerospace, defense, and security company, has invested in quantum computing technology and purchased a quantum computer developed by D-Wave Systems Inc. 
(Canada) to test mission-critical software. Quantum computers have the ability to perform multiple operations simultaneously, which results in a faster resolution. 
According to Research and Markets, this is encouraging governments to supporting the use of quantum computing technology in the defense industry.

Key factors at the core of the growth of the quantum computing market

Steadily, one can observe that, the key factors driving the growth of the quantum computing market are the rising incidences of cybercrime, early adoption of quantum computing technology in the automotive and defense industry, and increasing investments by government entities in the quantum computing market. Research and Markets reveals that, the quantum computing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.04% between 2017 and 2023 and is expected to be valued at USD 495.3 million by 2023.