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Hype Cycle for Transportation Industry, 2020

Published: 13 August 2020

ID: G00467939

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


The transportation industry experiences an increase in the interconnectedness of people and goods that can be optimized through technologies and data analysis. CIOs and IT leaders can reference this Hype Cycle for innovations and trends to evaluate and implement.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Quantum Computing
    • Autonomous Trucks
    • Intelligent Connected Infrastructure
    • Hyperloop
    • Supply Chain Control Tower
    • Platooning
    • Swarming Robotics
    • Supply Chain as a Service
  • At the Peak
    • Flying Autonomous Vehicles
    • AI in Transportation
    • Digitized Freight Networks (Road)
    • Intelligent Traffic Management Systems
    • Blockchain in Logistics and Transportation
    • Immersive Experience in Logistics
    • 5G
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Biometrics in Aviation
    • Zero-Emission Vehicles
    • Micromobility
    • Mobility as a Service
    • Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms
    • Last-Mile Delivery Solutions
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Commercial UAVs (Drones)
    • Internet of Things
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Advanced Self-Service Technologies
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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