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Fujitsu Laboratories Hosts Advanced Technology Symposium on Quantum Computing

Event to focus on the latest advances in hardware and software for quantum computing and the emergence of a new generation of breakthrough applications

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.,Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc.

Mountain View, CA, October 11, 2017Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announces that today it is hosting the Fujitsu Laboratories Advanced Technology Symposium (FLATS) in Mountain View, California. The symposium is an annual invitation-only event bringing together the best minds from industry, academia, and government to discuss future developments in technology and their impact. As Fujitsu Laboratories becomes the technological and business leader in the field of quantum computing, this year’s theme is “Quantum Computing: Leading the Next Generation IT Revolution.” The symposium will feature keynote speeches, panel sessions and a technology showcase.
As the human thirst for computing rises exponentially coupled with the need to solve complex intractable problems swiftly and efficiently, there is demand to develop new computer architectures that can scale beyond Moore’s law. Quantum computing promises to open a new chapter in the history of information technology by redefining the limits of scalability, providing solutions to what previously had been inextricable mathematical challenges and opening new doors to what is possible with advanced computation. 
“Quantum computing will power disruptive new applications in a range of industries from material sciences to financial services and medicine”, said Shigeru Sasaki, CEO of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. “With our innovative technologies spanning from semiconductors to super computers, Fujitsu laboratories will be at the forefront of this quantum leap”.

The technology showcase will feature the latest innovations from Fujitsu Laboratories including the following:

  • Digital Annealer for Combinatorial Optimization Problems
  • Quick Detection of Advanced Malware Attacks by Utilizing Fujitsu's AI Technology for Graph-structured Data
  • Application of High Speed Image Retrieval in Medical and Retail Industries
  • New Detection Technology for IoT Data based on Topological Data Analysis
  • Ensemble of API Machine Learning Technologies to Cope with the Rise of API Economy
  • AI Technology for Automatic Repair of Object-Oriented Software

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 155,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017. For more information, please see

About Fujitsu Laboratories

Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Next-generation Services, Computer Servers, Networks, Electronic Devices and Advanced Materials. For more information, please see: : Fujitsu Laboratories

About Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (Japan), focusing on research in novel computing, networking technologies, software development and solutions for several industry verticals. Conducting research in an open environment, it contributes to the global research community and the IT industry. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.
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Date: October 11, 2017
City: Mountain View, CA
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd., Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.