New research demonstrates potential for Web to become even more personalized, automated tool
MARKHAM, ON and CASCON,Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ – An IBM-led team (NYSE:IBM) of researchers has mapped out a smarter, more intuitive version of the Internet – one you can assign tasks to make your life easier, such as ordering taxis, managing social engagements or even paying bills.
The research was released today at the 20th annual CASCON, a software and computing conference showcasing research by IBM Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) in collaboration with academic and government research organizations. Representatives from IBM, Queen’s University, theUniversity of Victoria, the University of Waterloo, theUniversity of Toronto andUniversity of Maryland Baltimore Countyoutlined the results of their Smart Internet research project.
As the world becomes more instrumented and interconnected, and cloud services and analytics become more advanced, the Internet will be able to automatically pull together data and services from a variety of online sources and integrate them in a way that provides context, and which can be used more easily, researchers said.