Origin Pilot, China's first quantum computer operating system, was released on Monday. It was developed by Origin Quantum, a Chinese high-tech company, and with new features including systematic management of quantum resources, parallel execution of quantum computing tasks, and automated calibration of quantum chips.
The team developed a quantum image recognition application using a quantum convolutional neural network model, which can transform the image recognition task into multiple quantum lines that are lined up after being encoded with quantum state data, according to the Anhui Daily.
The system is effective in applications that improve the overall utilization of quantum chips and significantly reduce the runtime of quantum applications such as quantum image recognition, the company said.
The system also supports a variety of quantum computing systems, including superconducting quantum processors, semiconductor quantum processors, ion trap quantum processors, or hybrid quantum processors, enabling access to high-performance quantum workstations with multiple quantum processor cores for users.
The system can help quantum computers run efficiently and stably, marking China-made quantum software development has reached the international advanced level, according to Anhui Daily.
The report cited experts as saying that in the era of classical computing, Chinese users are generally accustomed to foreign operating systems such as Windows, Android, and iOS, and it is difficult to develop China-made software. Once the technology is limited by other countries, the computer security of China will face a huge threat.
With the advent of the quantum computing era, Origin Pilot can not only make quantum computers run more efficiently but also cultivate users' habit of using China-made quantum operating system so that Chinese people can master the real core technology in the era of quantum computing, the report said.
In the next step, the team will build a complete and open quantum computing service ecology and realize the wide application of quantum computing with quantum computing industry chain enterprises.