Chinese Company Launches Origin Pilot (OS) for Quantum Computing

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Origin Quantum Computing Technology (Origin Tech), based in China, this week launched what’s being called China’s first home-grown operating system for quantum computers. The OS – Origin Pilot – has the potential to improve QC performance efficiency by several-fold according to the company. Origin Tech is closely aligned with the Key Laboratory of Quantum Information under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Origin Tech co-founders Guang-can Guo and Guo-ping Guo are also director and deputy director, respectively, of the Key Laboratory. According the company profile (on its website), “[Origin Tech] is Chinese leading enterprise of Quantum Computing and has developed subsidiaries in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Shenzhen City. Taking the Key Laboratory of Quantum Information of the USTC and CAS as the technology base, Origin Quantum is...