We are living in an exciting time period in terms of Science & Fiction. All those fancy sci-fi stuff we see in movies are slowly becoming a part of our day to day routine. The improbable things will start seeming possible in the near future as technology never stands still. It always changes, adapts and progresses as per the wants of the people. A major impact of Futuristic Technology will be seen on the lifestyle of the people. Living life will become way more convenient and user-centric.
Here are 4 such Futuristic Technology innovations that will make the impossible-possible. Lets see how :
1. Travel ( Autonoumous cars )
Autonomous cars also known as self-driving cars, will appear for the first time on the roads for the public in 2018. By 2020 the complete industry will start to disrupt. Looking back at history, the first self-sufficient and truly autonoumous car appeared in 1980s. It came with Carnegie Mellon University’s Navlab.
Soon you will not own a car. You only would have to call for it and it will take you to your desired destination. Now every 100,000 km we have one accident. If we have sovereign driving, this will drop to just one accident in 10 million km. This plan will reduce traffic blockage and increase people’s productivity.
Quick look into your favourite auto brands and when they plan to launch their first self-driving cars.
- Volkswagen expects its first by 2019 !! Wow
- BMW to launch iNext by 2021
- Toyota’s first estimated arrival is 2020
- Audi A8 capable of fully autonomous car by 2017
2. Artificial Intelligence
Computers are becoming sharper and smarter than the human minds. One big Futuristic Technology example is IBM Watson. A kind of a technology platform that reveals insights, patterns and relationships. It helps to quickly extract information and providing results with 90% accuracy. The impact of this technology would be more in the health sector, serious illnesses like cancer. It would be diagnosed soon with 95% accuracy.
3. Smart Homes & Security
A smart home..is a smarter you !! From setting the temperature remotely to boiling the kettle from bed. All control will happen at home from your mobile.
A few examples mentioned below :
a. Nest Thermostat
This thermostat identifies your requirement adjusts the temperature of the room accordingly, it is even connected to an app on your phone, so you can comfortably regulate from anywhere in your house.
It can be synced with your phone over wifi. It can also be turned on from the app. It can also be scheduled to warm up before you wake up.
c. Belkin WeMo switch
This device lets you switch electronic devices on or off from any place. The Wemo Switch uses your Wi-Fi network to provide wireless control. It may include TVs, lamps, stereos, heaters, fans and much more.
4. 3D printing
3D printers is a next-generation manufacturing technology. In a near future we can just select item online. Perhaps tweak a bit of their design, size or colour to per our needs and we will get the 3D print done at home. 3D printing is also good news for medicine. It will help Doctors to make customized prosthetics, joint replacements, dental work and hearing aids.
The most beautiful aspect of the upcoming technology is how it wonderfully syncs with peoples lives, leading to stress free lives.
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