Technological advances have transformed the way we live our lives. Television, mobile phones and computers are all commonplace. Without these technologies, it would be unimaginable, however there are also new technologies that could have greater impact on our futures. The benefits of technology are evident improvements in efficiency and productivity, increased communication and collaboration, quicker access to information and better analysis, and reduced dependence on manual labor and human mistakes. In the medical field, technological advancements have greatly improved the quality of healthcare, boosted life expectancy, and reduced the incidence of disease.
Future technologies include augmented reality virtual reality 5G, blockchain technology quantum computers, quantum computers, as well as biotechnology. These technologies will significantly alter our worlds and will make previously impossible things possible.
Augmented and virtual realities blend the digital and physical worlds in bringing our imaginations to life. They can be used for many reasons, from entertainment to virtual office visits, education and more. They will also enable us to meet with friends and colleagues from all over the world and to interact with 3-D objects.
The Internet of Things is a network of devices that are connected to the Internet that can transmit and receive data. IoT transforms industries, including agriculture, manufacturing and transportation. By 2025 it is estimated that the IoT could include more than 30 million devices all over the globe.