A backwards glance can prove how much we have advanced in terms of technology. Even in the beginning of the twenty first century, cloud computing and touch screen interface was unthinkable for the commoners. Technology has made the impossible not just possible but also a part of our life. Our habits have changed and it will change further due to new technological innovations. Things we cannot imagine at present will become commonplace and even boring. We are moving ahead and technology is moving us. Soon the way we communicate, interact, work and play will take new shapes and formats. The technological innovations of more advanced sort are awaiting us just round the corner. Some of them are discussed in the following.
Experiments and researches are going on around the world to give us better user experience and a more flexible user interface. Perceptual computing will enable our computers, laptops, and mobile devices to sense voice, smell, and gestures. The Samsung S4 has already got the capability of pausing videos when the user looks away and soon there will be computers that will unlock by recognizing face and work following hand gesture commands. Voice commands and smell detection will also be parts of perceptual computing.
3D printing can provide a physical form to anything you see online. It will be using very advanced technology to turn plastic, metals and other industrial materials and turn a digital file into a real object. This may bring a revolution in the manufacturing industry.
Google’s Self Driving Cars
Google’s genius engineer Sebastian Thrun, who has co-invented the Google Street View, is working on a new project of completely automated cars. These special cars will be able to drive you anyplace without any human help.
The Touch Bionics has invented Bionic Hands for people who do not have hands. The new digitized hands will be controlled by the individual’s mind and they will be able to work as any normal person. The hand comes with living skin and will cost around $50,000.
SmartThings is a great new technological invention that connects several different digital and non-digital products together for giving you a much-enhanced user experience. With this device, you will be able to monitor your home and office and operate everything using just one smart phone. It will not even cost you much. You can install one for $500.