Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2011

Archived Published: 28 July 2011 ID: G00215650

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Technologies at the Peak of Inflated Expectations in 2011 include activity streams, wireless power, Internet TV, NFC payment and private cloud computing. Other newly featured high-impact trends include "big data," the Internet of Things and natural language question answering.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • New on the 2011 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies
    • Fast Movers
    • Other Changes From 2010
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • 3D Bioprinting
      • Human Augmentation
      • Quantum Computing
      • Computer-Brain Interface
      • Video Analytics for Customer Service
      • Social TV
      • "Big Data" and Extreme Information Processing and Management
      • Mobile Robots
      • Natural Language Question Answering
      • Internet of Things
      • Speech-to-Speech Translation
    • At the Peak
      • Context-Enriched Services
      • Image Recognition
      • 3D Printing
      • Gamification
      • Group Buying
      • Social Analytics
      • Wireless Power
      • Activity Streams
      • Internet TV
      • NFC Payment
      • Private Cloud Computing
      • Augmented Reality
      • Cloud Computing
      • Media Tablet
      • Virtual Assistants
      • In-Memory Database Management Systems
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Gesture Recognition
      • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
      • Mesh Networks: Sensor
      • Cloud/Web Platforms
      • Hosted Virtual Desktops
      • Virtual Worlds
      • E-Book Readers
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Consumerization
      • QR/Color Code
      • Idea Management
      • Biometric Authentication Methods
      • Mobile Application Stores
      • Predictive Analytics
      • Speech Recognition
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Location-Aware Applications
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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