Despite the assertions of some commentators, the pace of innovation has remained strong and even accelerated in recent years. Admittedly, the full commercial revolution many expected to see has been delayed while necessary supporting technologies and business models were assembled. But finally, all the parts of the system are falling into place. As we’ll highlight, a broad range of amazing, game-changing innovations is approaching large-scale commercialization. As you’ll see, many of the fundamental breakthroughs reported in past issues of Trends are finally reaching the point where they could soon transform our lives.
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