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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2010

Published: 02 August 2010

ID: G00205757

Analyst(s): Jackie Fenn


High-impact technologies at the Peak of Inflated Expectations during 2010 include private cloud computing, augmented reality, media tablets (such as the iPad), wireless power, 3D flat-panel TVs and displays, and activity streams.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Human Augmentation
    • Context Delivery Architecture
    • Computer-Brain Interface
    • Terahertz Waves
    • Tangible User Interfaces
    • Extreme Transaction Processing
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Video Search
    • Mobile Robots
    • Social Analytics
    • 3D Printing
    • Speech-to-Speech Translation
  • At the Peak
    • Internet TV
    • Private Cloud Computing
    • Augmented Reality
    • Media Tablet
    • Wireless Power
    • 3D Flat-Panel TVs and Displays
    • 4G Standard
    • Activity Streams
    • Cloud Computing
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Gesture Recognition
    • Mesh Networks: Sensor
    • Microblogging
    • E-Book Readers
    • Video Telepresence
    • Broadband Over Power Lines
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Public Virtual Worlds
    • Consumer-Generated Media
    • Idea Management
    • Mobile Application Stores
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Internet Micropayment Systems
    • Interactive TV
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Electronic Paper
    • Location-Aware Applications
    • Speech Recognition
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Pen-Centric Tablet PCs
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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