Honeywell reveals its newest quantum computer and roadmap for future development

October 30, 2020
Digital Transformation
by Lewie Roberts
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Honeywell is one of the main quantum hardware developers focused on ion-trap qubits along with its main competitor IonQ. Honeywell claims that its newest hardware features a 128 quantum volume, a holistic measure of quantum hardware performance, compared to IBM's recent quantum volume of 64. The company plans to go from the current 10-qubit system to a 40-qubit one in the first step of its timeline, which shows a progression over the next 10 years with the goal of achieving some error-corrected hardware by 2030. Details are lax, so like IBM's recent quantum roadmap, clients should not take the roadmap as absolute truth but rather use it to monitor the goals of these major quantum hardware developers.

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