Design News is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

5 Years Will Flip Tech to a New Level

<p><strong>Rebooting Computing (includes quantum computing)</strong></p><p>The IEEE computer Society asserts that the end of Moore's law has resulted in the end of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors and its transformation into the International Roadmap for Devices and Systems. The means focusing on new technologies, such as quantum computing, neuromorphic, adiabatic, and many others. (Image source: IEEE)</p>
In the next five years, expect stunning advances in computer processing, memory, networking, and human/brain interfaces.

Incremental technology advances will switch to Warp Drive over the coming five years, according to IEEE’s Computer Society.

Check out the panel discussion:The Reality of What's Possible with Collaborative Robots and What's Still in the Works in 2017 , which will be held during  Advanced Design & Manufacturing  , March 29-30, 2017, in Cleveland.  Register today!

By 2022, expect to see brain/computer interfaces, Exascale super-powered super computers, silicon photonics, and the adoption of nonvolatile memory devices. The future ain’t what it used to be – it’s faster and more powerful.

The IEEE Computer Society identified eight technologies to watch over the next half-decade. Design News takes a look at each of these technologies to see how these advances will deploy through 2022.

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.