Modern websites have increasing complex pages. CDN technology only works when content has been recently loaded by another user which is diminishingly probable as content becomes more personalized.
Industrial automation is transforming rapidly, building on progress in IoT (connection into the Internet), image processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and high-performance networking technology.
Retail is rapidly changing driven by the challenge of e-Commerce (Amazon). Traditional retail brings the advantage of an in-store experience with the ability to see and touch a subset of the available products.
Because of the phenomenal success of Niantic (Pokémon Go) there is growing interest in games that are played outdoors within the local context, necessarily often using cellular links to a cloud backend that provides the digital form of the local context, augmented with game content (e.g., tokens or prizes).
Sainsbury's Checkout Experience
An essential part of any brick and mortar retail experience is how the customer finds items and pays for them.
Sfara Safety Response
Driven in part by interest in self-driving vehicles, safety technology is advancing rapidly, coming first in new vehicles, often in the high-end product lines.
Drones provide many new opportunities for on-demand video feeds (in this case for support of disaster response).