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GO INSIDE THE INVENTIVE MIND
Follow along as we share the passion and anecdotes of IBMers who helped send people to the moon, hatched trillions of barcodes, launched the computer industry and then even taught one to play Jeopardy! They’re just some of the innovations we’ve been working on to build a smarter planet.
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Are we there yet?, 2012
innovation of the last 20 years
The kids are hungry. Your bladder’s angry. And the line to get through the toll is backed up for miles. According to the GPS, your relaxing day at the beach should have arrived 90 minutes ago.
Enter IBM US Patent No. 8,150,611 and the effort to make family trips and commutes a whole lot easier. By combining both real-time and predictive traffic data, we can better determine how long it takes to get from point A to point B, while navigating past traffic jams. What does this mean for you? For starters, a whole lot less time in the car. Good thing, because the kids have started pulling hair and your wife just put on the greatest soft hits of the 70s.