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Mikael Eriksson Björling

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Progessive innovation: accelerating, active and accessible

As described in my last blog post, Mobility, Broadband and the Cloud have become general-purpose technologies with a broad applicability, creating a foundation for innovation and driving the transformation of society.

Right now we see some progressive innovation happening, and in almost every area Mobility, Broadband and the Cloud are being used to create progress. This is happening in industrial bio-technologies, smart materials, sensors and 3D printing, wearable technology and the Internet of Things, as well as in smart energy, robotics, analytics and visualization.

It is hard to find any area that is not being advanced by Mobility, Broadband and the Cloud. This shift can be summarized in three areas. Continue read about this at the Ericsson Networked Society blog.

Mobility, broadband and cloud = general-purpose technologies

Steam, coal, iron and railways were general-purpose technologies in the Industrial Era. They become important far outside their own industry and spurred innovation and business life at the time. Read about the technologies for the Networked Society at the Networked Society blog

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