Human Augmentation

Technology Map Detailed Contents January 2017

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Wearable Robotics and Prosthetics
  • Implants
  • Biotech and Pharma
    • Drugs, Nutrition, and Therapies
    • Genetic Engineering
    • Regenerative Medicine
    • Cosmetic Enhancers
  • Information Technology
    • Advanced Wearables
    • Brain–Computer Interfaces
    • Software
  • Enabling Components

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors

Areas to Monitor

  • Public Acceptance
  • Demand from Military Organizations
  • Demand in Medical Applications
  • Regulations
  • Technology Integration
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Advances in Prosthetics and Aids
  • Progress in Portable Power
  • Expansion in Genomics Research
  • Developments in Bioengineering

Implications of Commercialization

  • Toward The Singularity
  • Wins for Automation
  • Restricted Access
  • Health-Care Focus

Opportunities

  • Agriculture and Food
    • Augmentation in Agriculture and Food
    • Augmentation from Agriculture and Food
  • Health Care and Cosmetics
    • Human Augmentation in Health Care
    • Augmentation of Health-Care Workers
    • Augmentation in the Cosmetics Industry
  • Construction, Mining, and Oil and Gas
    • Enhancing Cognitive Abilities
    • Enhancing Physical Abilities
  • Defense and Security
    • Enhanced Physical Abilities
    • Neuroenhancements and Stimulants
    • Smart Glasses and Enhanced Vision
    • Biological Enhancements
  • Entertainment and Hospitality
    • Sports and Spectators
    • Hospitality
  • Finance and Information
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport and Logistics
    • Augmentation for Transport Operators
    • New Forms of Transport
    • Augmentation for Logistics Operations

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