Tech Review's Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2012

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Tech Review's Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2012

  1. 1. Pedro Moneo Technology Review @pedromoneo @techreview_es @opinnoTop Ten Emerging Technologies 2012
  2. 2. Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2012
  3. 3. 1/10 Egg Stem CellsStem cells in ovarian tissue could form new eggs or be user torejuvenate a womans existing eggsJonathan Tilly, Ova Science, Boston
  4. 4. 2/10 Ultra Efficient SolarTiny solar cells can convert a high proportion of sunlightinto electricity without requiring coolingSemprius, Durham, North Carolina
  5. 5. 3/10 Light-Field PhotographyA camera lets images be adjusted after the shotLytro, Mountain View, California
  6. 6. 4/10 Solar MicrogridsSolar-powered microgrids will let rural villagers light theirhomes and charge cell phones for less moneyMera Gao Power, Reusa, India
  7. 7. 5/10 3D TransistorsControlling Transistors that use less electricity and can bepacked closer together will result in smaller, morepowerful mobile devicesIntel, Santa Clara, California
  8. 8. 6/10 A Faster Fourier TransformA new algorithm for processing streams of data will lead tobetter multimedia devicesMIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  9. 9. 7/10 Nanopore SequencingReading long DNA strandes electronically could malegenome sequencing a routine medical procedureOxford Nanopore, Oxford, UK
  10. 10. 8/10 CrowdfundingAn alternative to angel or venture capital investment helpsfund tech startupsKick Starter, New York City
  11. 11. 9/10 High Speed Materials DiscoveryHigh-throughput testing speeds the discovery of newbattery materialsWildcat Discovery Technologies, San Diego, California
  12. 12. 10/10 Facebooks TimelineStructuring vast amounts of user-generated data willbenefit advertisers and help users explore their digitalautobiographies
  13. 13. www.technologyreview.com.br @techreview @pedromoneo

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