This infographic from PWC illustrates the history of robotics and artificial intelligence.
Some 40% of respondents cited lack of budget as one of the primary obstacles to VR development.
US developers at virtual reality development companies or working on VR products are interestingly more enthusiastic about the long-term future of augmented reality.
Just 54% of business and IT executives said they were aware of AI, compared with 78% who were aware of 3-D printing.
While just 7% of gaming industry professionals worldwide were developing VR or AR games in 2014, nearly 20% said the same just one year later.
By the end of this year, there will be more than 6 million virtual reality users worldwide.
Forecasters predict up to 20 billion IoT devices within a few years. This Internet of Things Landscape infographic makes sense of it all.
Internet users worldwide believe that smart home devices will have an effect on their lives.
While virtual reality has been willingly adopted as the next big thing by the media, there remains some doubt about the technology’s mass appeal.
More than one-third of US internet users said VR would make them open to purchasing more online since it would give them a more realistic feel of the product remotely.