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IBM Research and Rice University Explore Watson-Powered Robot Aimed at Aiding Elderly and Caregivers

Established in October 1995, IBM Research - Austin is one of 12 IBM research laboratories worldwide. The lab focuses on the hardware development of high-speed microprocessors; high-performance/low-power Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design and tools; system-level power analysis; and new system architectures.

The teams also have expertise in cognitive computing, from applications to monitor entire systems, to robotics and Watson technologies; to the development of hardware and software optimization solutions for Cloud computing; to Big Data projects such as Spark and CAPI-Flash; as well as accessibility solutions, such as “aging in place” technology for the world’s aging population.

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