ABI Research: 3 Big Trends Impacting Each of the 20 Most Compelling Transformative Technologies
ABI Research has researched 20 of the most compelling transformative technologies and has identified the top three big trends that go well beyond 2018 for each of those disciplines.
The trends report is titled: 1-Minute Reads for 3 BIG Trends Impacting Each of the 20 Most Compelling Transformative Technologies.
ABI Research provided the following report highlights:
Transformative technologies relate to the stages of innovation, a concept dating back to the late 1990s. Current innovation focuses on the business-as-usual now, while disruptive innovation centers on disrupting the status quo by phasing out established practices. Technologies in the first two stages the traditional and temporary Internet and IT technologies have goals of reducing costs, improving efficiencies as well as offering product improvements or service enhancements. The third and most important stage, transformative innovation, however, emphasizes the long term. As a result, the goals of transformative technologies go much further and much larger. They are the technologies that create deep business changes, not marginal ones.
ABI Research identifies the 20 of the most compelling transformative technologies as:
-AI & Machine Learning
-AR & Mixed Reality
-Enterprise Digitization & Workplace Automation
-Handsets & Devices
-Intelligent Transportation & efreight
-M2M, IoT & IoE
-Mobile Network Infrastructure
-Robotics, Automation & Intelligent Systems
-Smart Cities & Smart Spaces
-Smart Mobility & Automotive
-Telco Cloud Platforms & Digital Transformation
-Video, VR & OTT
-Wearables, Usables & Expendables
-Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Wireless Connectivity
Because ABI analyzes what will happen five even 10 years from now, ABI only researches the most compelling transformative technologies, with an emphasis on operational technologies. As a result, ABI's conclusions and recommendations literally reshape workforces, identify holes in a market, create new business models and drive new revenue streams that will ensure companies' profitability and sustainability in the future.
Download the complete transformative technologies trends report from the ABI Research Web site at: www.abiresearch.com/transformative-trends.
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Convenience meets tradition in Tea Forté’s new Ceremonial Matcha Bowl Set and the Matcha Single Steeps.
The company said its spring harvested, shade grown, stone ground, organic matcha tea is best served in a centuries-old Japanese tea ceremony called chanoyu: a preparation technique known for its centering meditative qualities.
"The launch of Tea Forté's Matcha collection represents our continued commitment to wellness and cultivating all the potential mental and physical health benefits of tea," says Tea Forté CEO Michael Gebrael. "In addition to our high quality Pure Matcha, we've also blended four distinct flavored Matcha varieties. Prepackaged in pouches measured out for a single serving, our Single Steeps Matcha is ideal for the office, travel, or to keep with you for a boost anytime."
Tea Forté noted its handcrafted ceremonial tea bowl, handmade bamboo whisk and measuring ladle “encourages serene enjoyment of our premium Kosher, gluten-free and vegan matcha blends.” These include: Pure Matcha, Chocolate Matcha, Coconut Matcha, Ginger Matcha, and Chai Matcha.
According to a release, in addition to its distinctive taste, matcha is prized for its health benefits. Steeped green tea contains only the antioxidants that can be extracted in water, while with matcha, the whole leaf is consumed.
Available now in select stores and online at teaforte.com.
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