Technology is one of the most reliable, persistent and underestimated drivers of future change. Take a look at the Emerging Technologies Priority Matrix for 2010 on Gartner’s website. Our industrial partners are multinational companies who are global leaders in their fields; they will provide tailored support and guidance to all winners in each of our competition categories.
SET supports and enhances existing courses and academic degree programs throughout the university that relate to emerging technologies and their social, environmental and ethical implications. Advances in technology are allowing wi-fi users to actually be mobile with their devices providing that they are in a networked region.
The contest, powered by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and co-sponsored by Penn State’s Small Business Development Center, is seeking applications from edtech entrepreneurs, teachers, students, and area software developers. From its early beginnings in the 1980’s, touch screens have developed into a wide range of ways that people can interact with technology.
Each year the companies releasing new models which have new applications that can help or entertain the users of the technology. As a first grade teacher, I see the benefits that this technology could have on my classroom. Risk: The color of the circle next to each emerging technology indicates its potential risk.
Over the next two years, the company will work on a new technology that will allow anyone to type around 100 words per minute – not with fingers, but using a process that would decode neural activity devoted to speech. The distinct feature of this type of technology resides in the fact that the Internet is used with its unique characteristics and relying on its strengths, without trying to adapt the Internet to a particular application.