IBM’s Sixth Annual 5 in 5 Tech Picks

Read IBM’s sixth annual 5 in 5 tech picks here.  I think point two hold tremendous promise:

Recognition systems can pinpoint a face in a crowd. In the future, computer vision might save a life by analyzing patterns to make sense of visuals in the context of big data. In industries as varied as healthcare, retail and agriculture, a system could gather information and detect anomalies specific to the task—such as spotting a tiny area of diseased tissue in an MRI and applying it to the patient’s medical history for faster, more accurate diagnosis and treatment.