Attitudes Toward Technologies of the near Future: The Role of Technology Readiness in a Hungarian Adult Sample

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  • Sára Imola Csuka
  • Tamás Martos
  • Mihály Kapornaky
  • Viola Sallay
  • Christopher Alan Lewis
Original languageEnglish
Article number1950046
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation and Technology Management
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2019

Past decades' rapid development of technological innovations can ease individual's everyday lives, but they can also convey a sense of frustration. The aim of the present study was to investigate attitudes toward technologies that are expected to become widespread in the near future. The Technology Readiness Index was administered to a sample of Hungarian respondents to measure the capacity to adopt technologies. The results add significant novelties about the specific patterns related to perceptions of considerably different future technologies, emphasizing the unique role of optimism. Derivations are further specified by demographic characteristics, future directions and practical implications are also discussed.

    Research areas

  • autonomous car, enhanced living environments, socio-economic features, Technology Readiness Index (TRI), telemedicine

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External organisations

  • Semmelweis University
  • University of Szeged
  • Eötvös Loránd University

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