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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017

Summary

Our 2017 Hype Cycle reveals three distinct technology trends that profoundly create new experiences, with unrivaled intelligence, and offer platforms that propel organizations to connect with new business ecosystems in order to become competitive over the next five to 10 years.

Published: 21 July 2017

ID: G00314560

Analyst(s): Mike Walker

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Megatrends Fueled by Emerging Technologies
    • Major Hype Cycle Changes
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Smart Dust
    • 4D Printing
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • Neuromorphic Hardware
    • Human Augmentation
    • 5G
    • Serverless PaaS
    • Digital Twin
    • Quantum Computing
    • Volumetric Displays
    • Brain-Computer Interface
    • Conversational User Interfaces
    • Smart Workspace
  • At the Peak
    • Augmented Data Discovery
    • Edge Computing
    • Smart Robots
    • IoT Platform
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Connected Home
    • Deep Learning
    • Machine Learning
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Nanotube Electronics
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Blockchain
    • Commercial UAVs (Drones)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cognitive Expert Advisors
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Software-Defined Security
    • Augmented Reality
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Virtual Reality
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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