Artificial intelligence or machine learning, demonstrates the analogy between machines and natural intelligence displayed by humans. The major barriers to AI research include reasoning, knowledge representation, planning, learning, natural language processing, perception and the ability to move and manipulate objects. Modern artificial intelligence techniques are pervasive and are too diverse to list here.
Examples: Flying Drones, Siri, Tesla, etc
Internet of things
Internet of Things is defined by the network of devices, vehicles, and home appliances that contain electronics, software, actuators, and connectivity which allows them to connect, interact and exchange data. The large set of applications for IoT devices is often divided into consumer, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure spaces
Examples: smart TVs, smart speakers, toys, wearables and smart appliances
Mobile social networking
Mobile social networking is platform where individuals with similar interests connect with one another. Similar to web-based social networking, mobile social networking occurs in virtual communities. It is one of the emerging platform which plays an important role in almost every sector. With the introduction of various technologies in mobile networks, social networking has reached an advance level over four generations.
Examples: Bookmarking sites, Social news, Media sharing, Microblogging
The blockchain is an digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not only financial transactions but virtually everything of value. By allowing digital information to be distributed, blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet. Originally created for the digital currency, Bitcoin, the tech community is now finding other potential uses for the technology.
Examples: Warranteer, Bitcar, KickCity, etc
Big data measures the large volume of data, both structured and unstructured, that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis. It’s the organizations that put data to its respective use. Big data can be analyzed for derivatives that lead to better decisions and strategic business moves. While the term “big data” is relatively new, the act of gathering and storing large amounts of information for eventual analysis is ages old.
Examples: Apps, Infrastructure, Technologies+Predictive Analysis
Automation refers to the use of instructions to create a repeated process to replace the work done by an IT professional in data centers and cloud deployments. Software tools, frameworks and appliances conduct the tasks with minimum administrator intervention. The scope of IT automation ranges from single actions to discrete sequences and, ultimately, to an autonomous IT deployment that takes actions based on user’s behavior and other event triggers.
Examples: Business rules, decision algorithm, etc
Robotics is the field which brings together several very different engineering areas and skills. There exists a mechanics for mounting the wheels on the axles, connecting them to the motors and keeping the body in balance. We need electronics to power the motors and connect the sensors to the controllers and software to understand the sensors and drive the robot around.
Examples: Robots, autonomous vehicles, etc
Immersive technology refers to the integration of virtual content with the physical environment in a way that allows the user to engage naturally with the blended reality. In an immersive experience, the user accepts virtual elements of their environment as part of the whole, potentially becoming less conscious that those elements are not part of physical reality. Examples: VR, AR, MR, etc
Mobile technology refers to cellular communication. Since the start, a standard mobile device has gone from being no more than a simple two-way pager to being a mobile phone, GPS navigation device, an embedded web browser and instant messaging client, and a handheld gaming console. Many experts believe that the future of computer technology rests in mobile computing with wireless networking. Examples: Services and Devices, Networks, standards, etc
Cloud computing refers to a shared pool of configurable computer system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet. Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale, similar to a public utility. Examples: SaaS, IaaS, MESH Apps
3D computer graphics are graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images. 3D computer graphics follows almost similar algorithms as 2D computer vector graphics in the wire-frame model and 2D computer raster graphics in the final rendered display. In computer graphics software, 2D applications may use 3D techniques to achieve effects such as lighting, and 3D may use 2D rendering techniques. Examples: Additive Manufacturing and rapid Prototyping
Customer experience (CX) is the result of an interaction between an organization and a customer over the duration of their relationship. This interaction comprises of the customer journey, the brand touchpoints the customer interacts with, and the environments the customer experiences during their experience. Examples: Customer Journey, Experience Commerce and personalization
Energy technology refers to interdisciplinary engineering science having to do with the efficient, safe, environmentally friendly and economical extraction, conversion, transportation, storage and use of energy, targeted towards yielding high efficiency whilst skirting side effects on humans, nature and the environment. For people, energy is the basic need and as a scarce resource it has been an underlying cause of political conflicts and wars. Examples: Solar cell, Power cell, etc
Cyber security is the term given to the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyber attacks. Security comprises cyber security and physical security, both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorized access to data centers and other computerized systems. Information security, which is designed to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data, is a subset of cybersecurity. Examples: Security, Intelligence Detection, etc
A voice assistant is a type of digital assistant that includes voice recognition, natural language processing and speech synthesis to provide aid to users through phones and voice recognition applications. Voice assistants have a varied application in help and service phone lines, smartphones and other places to assist users with tasks. Examples: Interface, chatbots, Natural Language Processing
Nanotechnology is the science, engineering, and technology carried out at the nanoscale, which is about 1 to 100 nanometers. Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. Examples: Computing, Medicine, Smart Dust, etc
Although collaborative technology solutions was present for past many years, they are kind of like Olympic competitors with a slew of silver medals but no golds, high achievers that have yet to achieve their highest aspirations. Examples: Crowd, Sharing, etc
A health technology is the term given to the application of organized knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives. In this growing world, health technology plays a very important role for a sustainable living. Examples: Advance Genomics, Bionics and Health care Tech., etc
Human computer interaction
Human-Computer Interaction refers to the multidisciplinary field of study which majorly focus on the design of computer technology and, in particular, the interaction between humans and computers. Initially concerned with computers, HCI has since expanded to cover almost all forms of information technology design. Examples: Facial/Gesture Recognition, Biometrics, etc
Geo spatial tech
Geospatial technologies is the term used to describe the range of modern tools contributing to the geographic mapping and analysis of the Earth and human societies. These technologies have been developing in various form since the first maps were drawn in prehistoric times. Now, there exists a number of geospatial technologies potentially applicable to human rights. Examples: Composites, Alloys, Polymers, Biomimicry, etc
Advanced Materials refers to the materials science developing fast to empower living for future. It includes chemistry, physics, nanotechnology, ceramics, metallurgy, and biomaterials. Examples: Composites, Alloys, Polymers, Biomimicry, etc
New touch interface
A touch user interface refers to a computer-pointing technology based upon the sense of touch. A touch interface enables not only the sense of touch to innervate and activate computer-based functions, it also allows the user, particularly those with visual impairment. Examples: Touch Screens, 3D Touch, etc
A wireless network interface controller refers to a network interface controller which connects to a wireless radio-based computer network. This card uses an antenna to communicate via microwave radiation. Examples: Radio charging, Inductive charging
Clean technology is a process, product, or service that reduces negative impacts on the environment through significant energy efficiency improvements, the sustainable use of resources, or environmental protection activities. Clean technology includes a broad range of technology related to recycling, renewable energy, information technology, green transportation, and more. Examples: Bio-/Enviro-Materials, Treatment and Efficiency
Quantum computing is the practical application of properties of quantum physics to process information. Operating with nanoscale components at temperatures colder than intergalactic space, quantum computing has the potential to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. Examples: medical research, consumer behavior and financial markets
A smart city is the term given to urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently. This may include data collected from citizens, devices, and assets that is processed and analyzed to monitor and manage traffic and transportation systems, power plants, water supply networks, waste management, law enforcement, information systems, and other community services. Examples: Infrastructure and Transport
Fog computing or fog networking, is a decentralized computing infrastructure in which data, compute, storage and applications are dispersed in the most logical, efficient place between the data source and the cloud. Fog computing majorly extends cloud computing and services to the edge of the network, bringing the advantages and power of the cloud closer to where data is created and acted upon. Examples: Mining, Wind Farms, etc
Faster better internet
The Internet is the term given to the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite to link devices worldwide. It is a network of sub networks that consists of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and optical networking technologies. Examples: Broadband incl., Fibre, 5G, LPN. etc
Proximity sensing is the word given to the ability of a robot to tell when it is near an object, or when something is near it. This sense monitors the proper functioning of a robot. Examples: Beacons, RFID, Wi-Fi, etc
Digital screen media refers to the visual content, designed and formatted to be delivered from digital screens such as LED, LCD, and projection screens either indoors or outdoors in corporate and public spaces. This is highly specific, designed for the environment in which it will be displayed. Examples: TVs, OOH, MicroLEDS and Projection