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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018


Our 2018 Hype Cycle reveals five emerging technology trends that profoundly shift experiences in our spaces, blur the lines between human and machine, and enable AI ubiquity that will propel organizations to connect into new business ecosystems to become competitive over the next decade.

Published: 06 August 2018

ID: G00340159

Analyst(s): Mike Walker

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Emerging Technologies Trends
    • Major Hype Cycle Changes
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Biotech — Cultured or Artificial Tissue
    • Flying Autonomous Vehicles
    • Smart Dust
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • 4D Printing
    • Knowledge Graphs
    • Neuromorphic Hardware
    • Blockchain for Data Security
    • Exoskeleton
    • Edge AI
    • Autonomous Driving Level 5
    • Conversational AI Platform
    • Self-Healing System Technology
    • Volumetric Displays
    • 5G
    • Quantum Computing
  • At the Peak
    • AI PaaS
    • Deep Neural Network ASICs
    • Smart Robots
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots
    • Brain-Computer Interface
    • Smart Workspace
    • Biochips
    • Digital Twin
    • Deep Neural Nets (Deep Learning)
    • Carbon Nanotube
    • IoT Platform
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Silicon Anode Batteries
    • Blockchain
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Connected Home
    • Autonomous Driving Level 4
    • Mixed Reality
    • Smart Fabrics
    • Augmented Reality
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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