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12/15/2010 06:01 AM EST
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Kinnar
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Kinnar   12/15/2010 1:55:52 PM
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This is indeed a great collection worked out as a compilation for comming year, gesture recognition will be very getting very much acceptance and 3D as well will be getting more accetance.

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pixies   12/15/2010 4:37:22 PM
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These are more like the technologies to watch in the next 10 years. Most of them surely will not be commercialized or mass marketed in 2011.

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PRKU   12/15/2010 5:38:33 PM
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It is true that the Human machine interfacing is advancing a lot and the machines are getting a lot more intelligent to understand humans better.There will be a new language originating to communicate with machines, like the sign language or gestures.

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yalanand   12/15/2010 6:10:37 PM
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Thanks EEtimes for the compilation. Great job.

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R_Colin_Johnson   12/15/2010 6:19:46 PM
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You are right that these are technologies to watch in the coming years too, however there will be commercial examples of every one of these categories in 2011 (except perhaps fully biodegradable electronics, where progress is being made--for instance in implants that dissolve--but the main progress in 2011 will be in better recycling on the way to "compostable" electronics).

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DrQuine   12/15/2010 6:55:52 PM
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"Personal power management may put you in charge", but it only matters when time of day power rates hit the residential market. At that time it will become worthwhile for users to shift loads from peak time to low demand times. Alternatively, the power company could install a remote controlled device that allowed them to briefly shutdown heavy power use appliances during peak demand periods in exchange for lower utility rates (no user intervention required). We had that in 1998 in Winter Park, Florida and were pleased by the lower power rates we received in exchange.

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R_Colin_Johnson   12/15/2010 7:17:08 PM
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"Personal" power management is motivated primarily by reducing the individual's energy consumption, whereas the "infrastructure" solution using smart-meters and embedded processors in appliances (which the smart meter controls) is motivated by the utilities desire to smooth out energy consumption more evenly during the day. Your Winter Park example is revealing in that it was infrastructure oriented and yet also reduced your personal power bill. Thus whichever direction coming from--personal or infrastructure--eventually they will converge. In other words, if everybody reduced their personal energy consumption that would also smooth out the grid infrastructure (and visa versa). Consequently, in my view the personal and infrastructure approaches will meet in the middle where everybody benefits, circa 2020.

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iree   12/15/2010 8:55:25 PM
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This technology could be great for deaf people who communicate with American Sign Language (ASL). An ASL to text or voice interpreter would allow the deaf community to interact much more with the hearing community.

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iree   12/15/2010 8:59:14 PM
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This comment was directed towards the Gesture recognition for hands-free convenience technology item.

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Roy H   12/15/2010 9:29:58 PM
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Battery tech to watch in near term. http://www.planarenergy.com/

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