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Hype Cycle for Transportation Industry, 2019

Published: 29 July 2019

ID: G00390888

Analyst(s): Venecia Liu , Thierry Kuperman Le Bihan , Ivar Berntz


Technologies that make use of data to better organize how we move people and things around are transforming the transportation industry. CIOs and IT leaders can reference this Hype Cycle for innovations and trends to evaluate and act upon.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Quantum Computing
    • Intelligent Connected Infrastructure
    • Hyperloop
    • 5G
    • Flying Autonomous Vehicles
    • Platooning
    • Swarming Robotics
  • At the Peak
    • AI in Transportation
    • Intelligent Traffic Management Systems
    • Blockchain in Logistics and Transportation
    • Immersive Experience in Logistics
    • Micromobility
    • Real-Time Visibility Platforms
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots
    • Biometrics in Transportation
    • Zero-Emission Vehicles
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobility as a Service
    • Real-Time Dynamic Route Optimization
    • Internet of Things
    • Commercial UAVs (Drones)
    • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Climbing the Slope
    • SCM BPaaS
    • Advanced Self-Service Technologies
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • RFID for Logistics and Transportation
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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