Archive for September, 2009

Megatrends Part I: Devices

Posted by in statistics and trends on September 30, 2009

We are often asked by clients for our opinion on the things they should watch out for, what the future holds, and who’s doing the really interesting stuff.
These kind of questions have inspired us to reflect, and collect our thoughts into four inter-related articles covering:

  1. Devices
  2. Social interactions
  3. Services
  4. Data

In this first part of a four part series, we are taking a look at some common attributes of the latest devices. By “device” I mean a physical gadget with some kind of electronic wizardry – a cellphone, MP3 player, remote control, camera – something that someone uses for a specific practical purpose.
I want to talk about four trends relating to devices:

  • Mobile
  • Location-aware
  • Touch-enabled
  • Context-aware Read more »

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