Gartner’s “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2015” reveals that autonomous vehicles and the Internet of things are two of the most hyped technologies in the world.
Gartner Hype Cycles provide a graphic representation of the maturity and adoption of technologies and applications.
It also sheds light on how these technologies are potentially relevant to solving real business problems and exploiting new opportunities.
The Gartner Hype Cycle gives you a view of how a technology or applications will evolve over time, providing a source of insight to manage their deployment.
Major changes in the 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies includes the placement of autonomous vehicles – which have shifted from pre-peak to peak of the Hype Cycle.
Similarly, the growing momentum in connected-home solutions has introduced new platforms – enabled by new technology providers and existing manufacturers.
The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2015 chart, below, shows where technologies are in the hype cycle.