10 Most Disruptive Technologies - #6

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-04-11 Print this article Print
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6. User Interface

Think "Second Life" spliced with real reality. Startups will simulate sensory experiences, including touch, odor, air and motion, and even overlay computer information on a real-world view using a head-mounted display. For example, a hotel image could be overlaid with room availability and pricing info. This approach has the potential to change practices in health care, product services, retail, travel and other verticals.


Here's a look at the technologies Gartner analysts voted most likely to succeed-


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