In the modern world, through increased connectivity, instant communication, and established infrastructure systems, new ideas and products can spread at speeds never seen before – and this enables a new product to quickly get in people’s hands.
The race to quantum supremacy is real: governmental R&D is accelerating the crystallization of the quantum computer, with more than $1.6 billion already invested globally. The potentially drastic repercussions on cybersecurity is equally real and has led to the focus on quantum-safe cryptography.
Source: Digital Lifescapes
“We believe AI is a new scientific infrastructure for research and learning that universities will need to embrace and lead, otherwise they will become increasingly irrelevant and eventually redundant.”
Source: World Economic Forum
Mobile AR could become the primary driver of a $108 billion VR/AR market by 2021 (under-perform $94 billion, outperform $122 billion) with AR taking the lion’s share of $83 billion and VR $25 billion.
While the shift from feature phones to smartphones is occurring in most markets worldwide, the rate at which it is happening differs from region to region. Overall, eMarketer estimates that roughly half (49.7%) of mobile owners across the globe will use a smartphone at least once a month.