Predictions 2017

Ben Sawyer
Jan 9, 2017 · 9 min read

1. VR / AR continues to fail at scale, but the split to casual VR is the story for 2017.

2. Prototyping and easy development tool chains for HTML5/mobile applications start to become major competitive force.

3. Apple cleans up lots of loose ends.

3. Nintendo Switch 3rd-party support will not thrive

4. Adobe makes a big move

5. Apple’s ambition in consumer health & healthcare becomes much more apparent…

6. Voice-Based Games will become a thing…

7. Rise Micro-Service Businesses

8. Niche Hardware is a Big Business

9. YouTube Red Shuts down

10. Food Tech gets even more interesting

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Ben Sawyer helps innovative organizations build games for entertainment, and purposes beyond entertainment including education, health, & science.

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