IBM Bets on Beijing

Greenberg, Andy
November 2009
Forbes Asia;11/30/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 18, p66
The article informs that Min Wanli, a researcher in International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) research lab, wants to use the security cameras for predicting traffic jams. According to Min, the numerous cameras and sensors on the street could help in predicting traffic jams in China with an accuracy of 85%.


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