Our quantum computer will get 100,000x faster by 2025, Honeywell says

March 3, 2020
It hopes to leapfrog rivals as it reenters the computing business, writes Stephen Shankland for CNet.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If you've been paying attention to quantum computing, you'll have seen familiar names -- IBM, Google, Microsoft, Intel and Amazon -- trying to bring about this revolution. Now a name from computing's distant past wants a turn, writes Stephen Shankland for CNetContinue reading original article.

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

March 3, 2020 - “There are a number of industries that will be profoundly impacted by the advancement and ultimate application of at-scale quantum computing,” said Tony Uttley, President of Honeywell Quantum Solutions.

Honeywell said it is partnering with Microsoft in its quantum efforts. Quantum computing may prove incredibly useful as an engineering problem solver for myriad industries, including aerospace.

“Quantum computing will enable us to tackle complex scientific and business challenges, driving step-change improvements in computational power, operating costs and speed,” said Honeywell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Darius Adamczyk. “Materials companies will explore new molecular structures. Transportation companies will optimize logistics. Financial institutions will need faster and more precise software applications. Pharmaceutical companies will accelerate the discovery of new drugs."

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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