AI, IoT, 5G, blockchain, and more are the trending tech in 2021

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August 25, 2021, 2:38 AM UTC

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Businesses could benefit from the following technological trends and innovations in 2021, given how technology is rapidly evolving. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) has been extended to hospitals, to learn customer behaviour and more. Also, 5G rollouts will now offer better connectivity and speed.

Companies can adopt Robotic Process Automation to reduce time and resources spent on repetitive tasks. Edge computing, which processes data close to its source, can help businesses lower latency and improve security in IT infrastructure.

Augmented reality can foster customer relationships, while virtual reality can help boost engagement in innovative ways. Internet of Things (IoT) has grown in significance, as more devices get interconnected and blockchain is being used to improve supply chain networks.

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