Technological advancements have changed many aspects of our lives. Television, mobile phones, and computers are all commonplace. Being without these technologies would be unimaginable, however there are also new technologies that could have greater impacts on our futures. The benefits of technology are obvious improved efficiency and productivity, improved communication and collaboration, quicker access to information and better analyses, and reduced dependence on manual labor and human errors. In the medical field, technological advances have greatly improved healthcare, increased life expectancy, and reduced the incidence of disease.
Future technologies include augmented and virtual reality 5G, blockchain quantum computers, quantum computers and biotechnology. These technologies will alter our worlds forever and make the impossible possible.
Virtual and augmented reality blend the physical and digital worlds to bring our imaginations to life. They can be used for a variety of applications including entertainment, education and virtual office visits. They will also allow us to interact with 3-D objects and get together with colleagues and acquaintances from around the world.
The Internet of Things is a network of devices that are connected to the Internet which can transmit and receive information. IoT is transforming industries like manufacturing, agriculture and transportation. It is predicted that by 2025, the IoT will comprise more than 30 billion devices around the world.