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Top 5 Disruptive Technologies
Over the last 10 years, a number of new technologies have changed the business landscape. Here are the top five.
A variation of machine learning, Deep Learning is powered by the rise of big data and increased computing power, dramatically improving speech recognition, visual object identification, online translation and many other domains.
First introduced into widespread commercial use in 2007 with the iPhone, touch screens are everywhere now, in self-service kiosks, video game and gambling machines, and on restaurant order and checkout tablets.
The foundation for the Internet of Things, low-priced sensors have led to a boom in what could suddenly be connected--smart buildings, electrical grids, appliances, and connected cars.
Progressing rapidly over the last 10 years, the 3D printing market now includes printers in a variety of sizes using all kinds of materials and successfully printing custom metal parts, entire buildings, even replacement jawbones.
Enterprises and consumers have increasingly moved the processing and storage of their information to the cloud, allowing new players to change the dynamics of the IT industry.