Global Predictions 2017
Which trends may disrupt business? How could consumer habits change?
Smartphone batteries: better but no breakthrough
Deloitte predicts that the rechargeable, lithium ion (Li-Ion) battery technology used in all smartphones will improve only modestly in 2015.
Nanosats take off, but they don't take over
Deloitte predicts that by the end of 2015 over 500 additional nanosats will be in orbit. Prior to 2014, only 75 nanosats had ever been launched, so the prediction calls for a 400% increase. Read additional insights about this prediction.