This report examines the ten concepts considered to have
the brightest prospects in terms of the potential to
gain widespread use during this decade: internet telephony
(VoIP), advanced mobile radio technology (WLAN, UMTS, WiMax),
biometrics, quantum cryptography, Model Driven Architecture
(MDA), decentralised storage (ILM), decentralised data
processing (grid computing), open-source software,
outsourcing, and radio tagging (RFID).