Top 5 Technologies That Will Be Dominant in 2022

Nowadays, technology is constantly evolving, probably more than ever in history. For example, with machine learning laptops we can program robots that can replace factory workers, exoskeletons, and artificial intelligence that can predict future behavior based on experience.

Here is a list of technologies that we think will dominate in the coming year.

#1 5G

Not so long ago, 5G speed was fiction. However, the technology is already here, and we will see it widely employed in the next year. The deployment of 5G won’t be evenly employed globally, but in most developed countries, it will be the new norm in 2022. Massive Input Massive Output (MIMO) is one of the most common terms to describe 5G. Simply put, 5G can capture and transmit data from multiple sources.

#2 Clustered Regulatory Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats – CRISPR

There is a consensus in the scientific community that CRISPR presents one of the most important breakthroughs in genetic engineering. Thanks to CRISPR, researchers can modify gene functions and alter DNA sequences. There is also a consensus that CRISPR has the potential to bring massive advancement in numerous medical fields. In theory, CRISPR can halt future genetic defects and upcoming diseases in people. Thus, 2022 can be a big year for CRISPR, and some big announcements are expected.

#3 Quantum Computing

Meet the next generation of supercomputers. They don’t deal with zeros and ones, but with quantum bits featuring all states, one state can be zero and one simultaneously. As a result, one quantum computer can do in three minutes what a supercomputer can do in 10,000 years. Big-time corporations such as IBM, Google, Microsoft, and Honeywell are already working tirelessly to bring quantum computers to market.

#4 Artificial Intelligence

AI is already a big part of technology. It’s present in practically every industry, from wearable devices and AI-powered no-code platforms to self-driving vehicles. Then there are natural language processing and machine learning that branched out of artificial intelligence. But both NPL and ML remain an integral part of AI development in more than one way. For example, virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant wouldn’t be possible without AI, ML, and NLP. Breakthroughs are expected in 2022 in the field of AI, but for now, tech companies are not too eager to share what exactly that would be.

#5 Blockchain

The blockchain is no more the playground of startups and tech pioneers, and that’s a fact. Big corporations such as JP Morgan have begun adopting blockchain speaks volumes as to where this tech is headed – the mainstream. Everyone is hooked up on the blockchain because it offers very effective protection against cyberattacks.

The health industry that has been a regular target of cyberattacks is expected to adopt blockchain technology. That is a reason to believe that 2022 will be a big year for this technology, not counting the other industries that are on the verge of accepting it as well. As a result, the overall revenue coming from blockchain solutions worldwide is predicted to be somewhere in the range of $6.6 billion by 2024.

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