Hype Cycle for Imaging and Print Services, 2014

Archived Published: 22 July 2014 ID: G00263394


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Organizations should use this Hype Cycle to evaluate their traditional and 3D print strategies for achieving cost savings and gaining a competitive advantage while complementing and enhancing their communications and content handling in an increasingly digital world.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Changes to the Hype Cycle Since Last Year
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Managed Content Services
      • NFC Printing
      • Voice-Augmented MFPs
      • Nanography
    • At the Peak
      • Automatic Content Recognition
      • Context-Enriched Content
      • Direct-to-Nonpaper-Substrate Printing
      • Printer Server Consolidation
      • Erasable Paper Printing Systems
      • Mobile Print Applications
      • Cloud Printing Services
      • Consumer 3D Printing
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Printed Semiconductors
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Electronic Paper
      • Pagewide-Array Office Inkjet Printing
      • Printer Fleet Management Suites
      • Enterprise-Level Cloud Faxing
      • Enterprise 3D Printing
      • Managed Print Services
    • Entering the Plateau
      • QR/Color Code
      • Scan-to-Workflow
      • High-Speed Color Inkjet Printing
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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