December 15, 2009

Google Demos Image Rec ‘Quantum Computer’

Cade Metz

Web giant hooks up with D-Wave to develop quantum computing application.

Google says it has developed a kind of quantum computer capable of identifying objects that appear in digital photos and videos. According to the company, the system outperforms the classical algorithms running across its current network of worldwide data centers. Hartmut Neven, Google technical lead manager for image recognition, recently unveiled the company’s ongoing quantum computing work with a post to the company’s research blog.

Full story at The Register

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