Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2003


Archived Published: 02 July 2003 ID: G00115998

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Summary

Gartner's overview of emerging technologies includes technologies that are perceived as having the most impact or that are likely to be affected by overhype. The mobile and wireless area continues to dominate in terms of innovation.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Management Summary
    • 1.0 The Hype Cycle
    • 2.0 On the Rise
      • 2.1 802.15.4 (ZigBee)
      • 2.2 Smart Dust
      • 2.3 Ultrawideband
      • 2.4 Fourth-Generation Wireless Technology
      • 2.5 Information Extraction
      • 2.6 Trusted Computing Platforms
      • 2.7 Mesh Networks
      • 2.8 Electronic Ink/Digital Paper
      • 2.9 Unified Communications
      • 2.10 Semantic Web
      • 2.11 Micro Fuel Cells
    • 3.0 At the Peak
      • 3.1 Linux on Desktop
      • 3.2 Commercial Grids
      • 3.3 Light-Emitting Polymers
      • 3.4 Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
      • 3.5 Passive Radio Frequency Identification
      • 3.6 Tablet PC
      • 3.7 Web-Services-Enabled Business Models
    • 4.0 Sliding Into the Trough
      • 4.1 Bluetooth Networking
      • 4.2 Extensible Business Reporting Language
      • 4.3 Multimedia Messaging Service
      • 4.4 Smartphones
      • 4.5 802.11g
      • 4.6 Microelectromechanical Systems
      • 4.7 Holographic Storage
    • 5.0 Climbing the Slope
      • 5.1 Bluetooth Cable Replacement
      • 5.2 IP Telephony
      • 5.3 Location-Aware Services
      • 5.4 Voice Over IP Services
    • 6.0 Entering the Plateau
      • 6.1 Speech Recognition for Telephony and the Call Center
      • 6.2 Internal Web Services
    • 7.0 Conclusion
    • Appendix A. Hype Cycle Definitions
    • Appendix B. Acronym Key
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