Blu Electronic Cigarettes, Citi ResearchIn a massive new research report, analysts at investment bank Citi take a close look at 10 technologies they say will disrupt the way we do business.
They've dipped into practically every sector you can think of: energy, entertainment, IT, manufacturing, and transportation among them.
Some of these technologies have been with us for awhile, but are poised to get better or cheaper.
Others have only recently surfaced, but will be ubiquitous in a matter of years.
This is what they say the future is going to look like.
Disruption 1: 3-D Printing
The 3-D printing market could nearly double by 2019.
Disruption 2: E-cigarettes
E-cigarettes will see 50% CAG in coming years.
Disruption 3: Genomics And Personalized Medicine
The genomics market is already exploding.
Disruption 4: Mobile Payments
Mobile payments could one day be a trillion dollar market.
Disruption 5: Energy Exploration Technology
The shale revolution has only just begun.
Disruption 6: Oil To Gas Switching
CNG vehicles will continue to see robust growth abroad.
Disruption 7: Over The Top Content
Streaming is already nudging out regular old TV.
Disruption 8: The SaaS Opportunity
Everyone is going to double down on SaaS.
Disruption 9: Software Defined Networking
SDN is too cheap to resist.
Disruption 10: Solar
Solar power has almost a Moore's-law-esque cost decline rate.