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Fujitsu and Carnegie Mellon University develop AI-powered social digital twin technology with traffic data from Pittsburgh

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

TOKYO, Mar 7, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Carnegie Mellon University today announced the development of a new technology to visualize traffic situations, including people and vehicles, as part of joint research on Social Digital Twin that began in 2022.

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  • TOKYO, Mar 7, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Carnegie Mellon University today announced the development of a new technology to visualize traffic situations, including people and vehicles, as part of joint research on Social Digital Twin that began in 2022.
  • Starting February 22, 2024, Fujitsu and Carnegie Mellon University will conduct field trials leveraging data from intersections in Pittsburgh, USA, to verify the applicability of this technology.
  • This technology relies on AI that has been trained to detect the shape of people and objects through deep learning.
  • In February 2022, Fujitsu and Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science and College of Engineering began their joint research on Social Digital Twin technology, which dynamically replicates complex interplays between people, goods, economies, and societies in 3D.

Fujitsu and Celonis Expand Strategic Global Partnership

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Monday, February 26, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the signature of an agreement to further expand its strategic global partnership with Celonis, the pioneer and global leader in process mining, to accelerate business transformation for customers and digital transformation (DX).

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  • TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the signature of an agreement to further expand its strategic global partnership with Celonis, the pioneer and global leader in process mining, to accelerate business transformation for customers and digital transformation (DX).
  • The agreement positions Fujitsu as Japan's latest Global Platinum Partner under Celonis' partner program.
  • "By expanding the strategic partnership between Fujitsu and Celonis, and combining our process intelligence platform with Fujitsu's DX capabilities, we can offer customers tailored solutions to optimize their business processes and achieve their transformation goals.
  • In December 2020, Fujitsu entered into a partnership agreement with Celonis to drive customers' DX in the Japanese market.

Fujitsu introduces "Uvance Wayfinders", expanded and strengthened consulting capabilities to deliver cross-industry business value

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

It establishes 13 key focus consulting areas including business and technology consulting to contribute to the solution of customers' business challenges and societal issues.

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  • It establishes 13 key focus consulting areas including business and technology consulting to contribute to the solution of customers' business challenges and societal issues.
  • The concept of "Wayfinders" alludes to how Fujitsu can help customers achieve their business goals, when the route may be unknown or uncertain.
  • Fujitsu in August 2023 established the Consulting CoE (Center of Excellence) as a new organization responsible for the governance function of its consulting business.
  • The Consulting CoE will develop an overall strategy for the consulting business and promote the expansion of consulting personnel, including a reskilling program.

Fujitsu delivers new supercomputer system to Japan Meteorological Agency to improve prediction accuracy for typhoons and torrential rain

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the delivery of a new supercomputer system to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) (1)to improve prediction accuracy for typhoons and torrential rains and help authorities develop data-driven plans to provide early warning and evacuation for residents during natural disasters.

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  • TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the delivery of a new supercomputer system to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) (1)to improve prediction accuracy for typhoons and torrential rains and help authorities develop data-driven plans to provide early warning and evacuation for residents during natural disasters.
  • The JMA will start operations of the new supercomputer system on March 5, 2024.
  • Together with a supercomputer system for use in linear rainband forecasting Fujitsu provided to the JMA in March 2023, the new system will increase the computing power to about four times that of the previous supercomputer and contribute to the agency's ability to more accurately predict various phenomena.
  • To this end, Fujitsu developed a new system based on the "Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX2540 M7," which offers users high performance and reliability.

Fujitsu collaborates with QuTech in development of new technology for freezing electronics to control diamond spin qubits

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Fujitsu in collaboration with QuTech developed a new technology that cools the whole quantum computer instead of just the qubits.

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  • Fujitsu in collaboration with QuTech developed a new technology that cools the whole quantum computer instead of just the qubits.
  • Leveraging cryo-CMOS circuit technology, Fujitsu together with QuTech designed a magnetic field application circuit and a microwave driving circuit necessary for driving a diamond spin qubit at 4 Kelvin.
  • Results of our joint research highlight the potential of cryo-CMOS technology for diamond spin qubits to overcome this bottleneck.
  • We anticipate that the new technology will enable us to achieve the high scalability expected in quantum computers using diamond spin qubits."

Fujitsu develops technology to speed up quantum circuit computation in quantum simulator by 200 times

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Monday, February 19, 2024

For quantum circuit computations using conventional quantum and classical hybrid algorithms, the number of times of quantum circuit computation increases depending on the scale of the problem to be solved.

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  • For quantum circuit computations using conventional quantum and classical hybrid algorithms, the number of times of quantum circuit computation increases depending on the scale of the problem to be solved.
  • Additionally, Fujitsu will not only apply this technology to quantum simulators, but also to accelerate quantum circuit computations on actual quantum computers.
  • By applying VQE (3), a typical NISQ algorithm, Fujitsu, for example, has developed a quantum simulator for quantum application development (4) and has been working to speed up quantum circuit computation itself.
  • [4] A quantum simulator for quantum application development :Fujitsu achieves major technical milestone with world's fastest 36 qubit quantum simulator (March 30, 2022)
    [5] Quantum circuit parameters :Rotation angle of the gate of the quantum circuit for adjusting the reference quantum state to a physically meaningful quantum state.

Fujitsu AI strategy strengthens data integration, generative AI capabilities with dedicated platform and new Fujitsu Uvance offerings

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

As a global leader in AI, Fujitsu has been promoting the research and development of innovative AI and machine learning technologies for over 30 years, and continues to embrace recent breakthroughs in areas like generative AI.

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  • As a global leader in AI, Fujitsu has been promoting the research and development of innovative AI and machine learning technologies for over 30 years, and continues to embrace recent breakthroughs in areas like generative AI.
  • Fujitsu is also currently developing its own generative AI technology specializing in image and code generation, as well as generative AI mixture technology that integrates Fujitsu's generative AI models with generative AI models from partner companies efficiently.
  • Fujitsu confirmed that the accuracy of these generative AI models is equal to or higher than that of state-of-the-art generative AI models including GPT-4V and HuggingGPT.
  • To encourage creative experimentation and further development of AI technologies, Fujitsu has also created an environment in which all of its 124,000 global employees can securely use generative AI.