The following sources were cited in SAP Digital Futures Issue 06: Blending the Best of People and Machines

The robotics market will grow 9.5% per year to US$66.9B by 2025. Military and industrial uses will be 60% of the total ($US41B). Commercial and personal uses will grow even faster.
Alison Sander and Meldon Wolfgang, “The Rise of Robotics”, bcg.perspectives, August 27, 2014,

The number of Internet of Things sensors will grow from 14.8B in 2015 to 50B by 2020. “Connections Counter: The Internet of Everything in Motion,” The Network, July 29, 2013,

There will be 200B Internet-connected things in 2030.
“A Guide to the Internet of Things”, Intel Corp., accessed September 3, 2015,

Image, speech, and voice recognition are advancing quickly and may soon surpass human abilities.
John Markoff, “Researchers Announce Advance in Image-Recognition Software,” The New York Times, November 17, 2014,

“The Revolutionary Technique That Quietly Changed Machine Vision Forever,” MIT Technology Review, September 9, 2014,

Robert McMillan, “Speech Recognition Gets Conversational”, Wall Street Journal – Digits, May 28, 2015,

Tactile technology is improving rapidly due to research and development in robot-assisted medicine.
Charm Labs – Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine, List of 2015 Publications,

The nascent virtual reality market will frow to US$30B in the next five years, while augmented reality will be a US$120B business by 2020.
Eric Johnson, “Digi-Capital: Augmented Reality Like HoloLens to Outpace Virtual Reality Like Oculus,” Re/code, April 6, 2015,