I was speaking with a friend the other night about his great grandfather. Forward-looking organizations are using emerging technology to transform the way they do business. While virtual and augmented reality have been a ‘thing’for some time now, new developments are creating huge leaps in the performance, affordability and mobility of these technologies.
From zero-emission cars fuelled by hydrogen to computer chips modelled on the human brain, this year’s 10 emerging technologies offer a vivid glimpse of the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet. AR is in a different phase of its adoption journey and, as a newer-to-market technology, we will likely see strongest growth in the entertainment sector as consumers get to grips with more feature-rich AR technologies.
In visiting this virtual reality show, I noticed that virtual reality is mainly used in the entertainment and video game industry. The harnessing of the Internet by business has enabled greater cooperation and information exchange up and down the supply-chain.
Inevitably, the emerging technologies of the future will redefine our understanding of biology, the material world and manufacturing. To remind you, Hype Cycles are management models that help organizations understand the landscape of technology maturity and markets, and to decide which technology innovations to adopt, postpone or ignore, and when is an appropriate time to adopt.
Lawtech has the potential to change lives — not just by cutting back the cost of the law, but by broadening its reach at the same time. Your company is off and running, and you’re ready to go to the next level – that’s when you come to us. The Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) is designed to help growing companies like yours find the capital you need.