According to IBM’s VP for new technologies, Watson computer’s Jeopardy championship earlier this year can open the door to new possibilities in many commercial fields. As part of its first trials, Watson will help doctors in diagnosing patients in a few months. Currently the working mechanism of the computer is based more on statistics, rather than AI. You can find more on the working mechanism of Watson here. Like Watson, recently there are more systems showing up, such as Apple’s Siri personal assistant. For more on the report see the article on ibtimes.com here.