If you are concerned about future technology development trends and technology venture capital, then the "2016-2045 Emerging Technology Trends Report" published by the U.S. Department of the Army is worth a look. The report is based on 32 research reports on scientific and technological trends published by government agencies, consulting agencies, think tanks, and scientific research institutions in the United States in the past five years. Through a comprehensive comparison and analysis of nearly 700 technological trends, the 20 most noteworthy technological development trends were finally identified.
Driven by big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things has undergone certain changes, which are mainly reflected in three aspects. One is the Internet of Things platform; the second is data analysis; and the third is application.
The term "smart city" has been mentioned by more and more people in recent years. Smart cities use various information technologies to integrate the city's composition systems and services, which improves the efficiency of resource utilization and improves the quality of life of residents.
The Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing, as the four major sectors of today's informatization, have essential connections between them, and have the characteristics and trends of integration.