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Strategic Technologies 2021: Pandemic has Changed the Trajectory of Technology

By Dick Weisinger

This year, Gartner released their annual top strategic technologies for the new year. Unlike previous years that named ten technologies, this year there are only nine. Brian Burke, research vice president at Gartner, summarized the reasoning behind the selection for

Immersive Experiences: Making Life more Engaging with Technology

By Dick Weisinger

Immersive Experiences are encounters with technology interfaces that create or enhance an experience to make it more engaging. Immersive-Experience enabling technologies include Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality, and Digital Twins. Gartner ranks the Immersive Experience as one

Emerging Memories: New Technologies Targets AI and IoT

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Technology and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are driving the development of alternative hardware memory technologies. The use of SRAM and DRAM is expensive and consume large amounts of power. Rob Crooke, senior vice president at Intel, said that

Supercapacitors: Possible Successor to Today’s Costly and Slow-Charging Batteries

By Dick Weisinger

Batteries have become sore points with products like electric cars and portable electronics. Batteries still are expensive, bulky and slow to charge. An alternative to batteries that is showing promise is supercapacitors. They tend to be smaller than batteries and

Neuromorphic Chips: Designing Chips that Mimic the Human Brain

By Dick Weisinger

Chip designers are are creating chips that mimic the neurons and synapses in the human brain. The goal is to make chips that are smarter and more energy efficient than today’s standard generation of chips. The chips process data asynchronously