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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2011

Published: 28 July 2011

ID: G00215650

Analyst(s): Hung LeHong , Jackie Fenn

Summary

Technologies at the Peak of Inflated Expectations in 2011 include activity streams, wireless power, Internet TV, NFC payment and private cloud computing. Other newly featured high-impact trends include "big data," the Internet of Things and natural language question answering.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • New on the 2011 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies
  • Fast Movers
  • Other Changes From 2010
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • 3D Bioprinting
    • Human Augmentation
    • Quantum Computing
    • Computer-Brain Interface
    • Video Analytics for Customer Service
    • Social TV
    • "Big Data" and Extreme Information Processing and Management
    • Mobile Robots
    • Natural Language Question Answering
    • Internet of Things
    • Speech-to-Speech Translation
  • At the Peak
    • Context-Enriched Services
    • Image Recognition
    • 3D Printing
    • Gamification
    • Group Buying
    • Social Analytics
    • Wireless Power
    • Activity Streams
    • Internet TV
    • NFC Payment
    • Private Cloud Computing
    • Augmented Reality
    • Cloud Computing
    • Media Tablet
    • Virtual Assistants
    • In-Memory Database Management Systems
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Gesture Recognition
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • Mesh Networks: Sensor
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Virtual Worlds
    • E-Book Readers
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Consumerization
    • QR/Color Code
    • Idea Management
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Mobile Application Stores
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Speech Recognition
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Location-Aware Applications
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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