Emerging technologies to keep track of

Human augmentation, autonomous vehicles and IoT platforms are some key technologies that organisations who are facing accelerating digital business innovation must prioritise according to a recently published report.

Research company Gartner has identified three overarching technology trends that companies should consider when developing emerging technology portfolios.

According to Gartner’s report, organisations should prioritise transparently immersive experiences, the perceptual smart machine age, and the platform revolution.

4D printing
Examples among transparently immersive experiences are human augmentation, 4D printing and connected homes.

Autonomous vehicles, virtual personal assistants and personal analytics are some of the technologies under the smart machine technologies roof.

IoT platform
Entirely new business models forming the bridge between humans and technology are to be found in the shift from technical infrastructure to ecosystem-enabling platforms, according to Gartner.

Some key platform enabling technologies are IoT platform, blockchain and quantum computing.

Gartner's press release