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Consumer-oriented tech expected to shine in 2017

2016 has seen technologies such as IoT, automation and cognitive computing moving beyond the concept stage. Experts opine that consumer-oriented technologies behind Pokémon Go (featuring world-class augmented reality) and the launch of smart home solutions like Google Home and Amazon Echo have greater use in enterprises. Some game-changing technologies of 2017 are:


Despite advancements, enterprises haven’t adopted IoT on a large scale. 2017 will see better adoption with IoT being used for increased operational efficiency. The industrial sector already uses IoT for predictive maintenance of manufacturing equipment. As IoT becomes more mainstream, solutions like smart cars and smart buildings that integrate IoT with cognitive computing will emerge.