Domain-specific computing
A computing technology which dramatically improves computing performance using a hardware configuration optimized for one particular application domain along with software optimized for key functions [Fujitsu Develops Technology for Instantaneous Searches of a Target Image from a Massive Volume of Images] http://pr.fujitsu.com/jp/news/2016/02/2-1.html
 Digital Annealer
A computing architecture jointly developed by Fujitsu Laboratories and the University of Toronto, which can rapidly solve combinatorial optimization problems using existing semiconductor technology [Fujitsu Laboratories Develops New Architecture that Rivals Quantum Computers in Utility] http://pr.fujitsu.com/jp/news/2016/10/20-1.html
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Date: 20 September, 2017
City: Kawasaki, Japan and Toronto, Canada
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