SEE PLEASE CAREFULLY THE PROF. instructions
For this assignment, you need to choose an emerging technology topic to research and report on. The
topic needs to be approved by Professor Pappagallo. This can be done in
class or via email – recommend getting this approval by no later than
3/9. Please remember that you will need to cite your sources properly both in-text and at the end of your document. APA style of formatting is preferred. If you need help, you may wish to reference this online APA citation style guide (Links to an external site.)
Lastly, students always ask about the expectations for the length of
this assignment. Please know it is not the length that matters, rather
the depth of your analysis.
- Describe the technology and where it is in its maturity? Relatively
new, more mature, very mature/robust, etc. Please elaborate on your
- What are the key barriers that must be addressed to be successful
and/or that have been addressed in more mature/successful technologies?
- Explain the marketplace targeted currently or in the future – more
of a consumer based technology or better targeted at industry
(Financial, Manufacturing, Healthcare, etc.).
- Include your opinion on where you believe the technology will be in 5
years (will be successful/failure or will become successful). Be sure
to justify your response with research and references on why you believe
it to be true.
- Augmented/Virtual Reality
- 3D Printing
- Facial Recognition
- Internet of Things (IoT)
The chosen topic is