Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017

#AI will be the most disruptive class of technologies over the next 10 years. —Gartner #DF17

  • While human augmentation is just at the beginning of the innovation trigger phase of the Hype Cycle, complementary emerging technologies such as machine learning, blockchain, drones (commercial UAVs), software-defined security and brain-computer interfaces have moved significantly along the Hype Cycle since 2016.
  • The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 focuses on three emerging technology mega-trends: Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms.
  • “Our 2017 Hype Cycle reveals three distinct technology trends that profoundly create new experiences with unrivaled intelligence, and offer platforms that propel organizations to connect with new business ecosystems in order to become competitive over the next five to 10 years.”
  • “When autonomous vehicles, AI, IoT and other emerging technologies are combined with economic trends like the sharing economy, we truly see different business designs that profoundly disrupt the market,” Walker says.
  • Also in the realm of AI, machine learning, one of the hottest concepts in technology, has the potential to benefit industries from supply chain to drug research.

Enterprises should explain the business potential of blockchain, artificial intelligence and augmented reality.
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​Artificial Intelligence deal “biggest yet” for University of Auckland

#ArtificialIntelligence deal “biggest yet” for University of Auckland  #NZ #AI

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  • Artificial Intelligence deal “biggest ” for University of Auckland
  • Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture.
  • Dr Sagar won two academy awards for his work on the Avatar blockbuster, and becomes CEO of Soul Machines.
  • The company is developing a completely new user interface between humans and machines, based on technology created by Dr Mark Sagar and his team at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) at the University of Auckland.

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland.
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