Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Mobile and Endpoint Technologies, 2017

Published: 03 August 2017

ID: G00328746

Analyst(s): Stephen Kleynhans , Federica Troni


The 2017 Hype Cycle for mobile and endpoint computing illustrates the relative market maturity levels for the major technology areas around user and team devices, including both traditional endpoint devices and fast-evolving categories of mobile devices such as wearables.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Remote Expert Guidance Solutions
    • Enterprise Wearable Device Management
    • PC as a Service
    • Multiscreen Multistream Rooms
    • Conversational User Interfaces
  • At the Peak
    • Virtual Assistants
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Bluetooth Beacons
    • Mixed Reality
    • Universal Docking
    • USB Type-C
    • Team Collaboration Devices
    • Augmented Reality
    • Head-Mounted Displays
    • Smartwatches
    • Short-Range Wireless Power Charging
    • Group Interactive Displays
    • Wristbands
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Ultra-Mini-PCs
    • Virtual Reality
    • Chrome Devices
    • All-in-One PCs
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • BYOD
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Two-in-One Notebooks
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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