Delta is embarking on a multi-year collaborative effort with IBM including joining the IBM Q Network™ to explore the potential capabilities of quantum computing to transform experiences for customers and employees.
The airline is using technology to extend the warmth of its people to non-traditional airline touchpoints and delivering innovative experiences that reduce stress across the travel day.
The IBM Q Network™ is a 100-plus strong global community of Fortune 500 companies, startups, academic institutions and research labs working to advance quantum computing and explore practical applications.
Additionally, through the IBM Q Hub at NC State University, Delta will have access to the IBM Q Network’s world's largest fleet of universal hardware quantum computers for commercial use cases and fundamental research, including the recently announced 53-qubit quantum computer, which has the most qubits of a universal quantum computer available for external access in the industry, to date.
IBM systems recently reached Quantum Volume 32 – a new performance milestone which represents how powerful a quantum computer is, including the number of qubits, connectivity, and coherence time.