IBM Research - Tokyo opened its doors in 1982 and was IBM's first research laboratory in Asia. Since its inception, the lab has played a key role in exploring "in-market research" with leading clients in Japan by applying research assets and expertise to meet their needs for innovations and to overcome their business challenges through joint collaboration.
One of IBM Research's network of twelve laboratories around the world, IBM Research – Tokyo focuses predominantly on the following research areas and projects:
Solving social and industry problems through the application of text analytics and mathematical science technologies.
Contributing to IBM's smarter planet strategy by providing industry specific advanced solutions
Workload Optimized Systems:
Providing a platform for processing huge amounts of data more effectively.
Advancing the science of service quality to help clients be more successful.
Developing and deploying tools and solutions to provide access and ease of use to information technology for handicapped and elderly users.
Science & Technology:
Exploring the next generation of computing devices and systems.
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