Technology yesterday, today and tomorrow

Technology yesterday, today and tomorrow

19 January 2018

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<p>First and foremost, who remembers what they were doing this time 10 years ago? It seems quiet daunting to imagine that we have all come a long way from what we once were. Do you still remember 2008 as the year that brought us the iconic <span style="background:white">Motorola RAZR</span> flip phones, the Beijing Olympics and the election of the first African &ndash;American president Barack Obama?</p>


<p>Now with our commencement into 2018, we have undoubtedly been fortunate to be living within an era where technology has managed to improve our way of life by finding new avenues to better our future.</p>


<p>Let&rsquo;s do a quick rundown of what to expect for 2018!</p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>1. Chatbots</strong></span></p>


<p><img alt="" src="/ckeditor_assets/pictures/327/content_smartphone-2271722_960_720.jpg" style="width: 710px; height: 400px;" /></p>


<p>For some it may seem quiet intimidating to see how technology has significantly advanced to the point where <span style="background:white">computer programs are able to conduct conversations via auditory or textual methods. Alex Attinger, CEO and Founder of SOCIAL.LIMITED suggests that </span><span style="background:white">many companies will utilize the potential of automated conversations at scale for retention, customer support and also acquisition. It also predicted that messaging platforms such as Facebook Messenger would progressively become the homepage of the web for millions of users.</span></p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><b>2. Smart Home Tech</b></span></p>


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<p>If you haven&rsquo;t been using your TV, you should really be aware of how much they will impact your life for 2018. Interestingly, televisions are trying to alter its mundane services by becoming a home hub. Currently, LG and Samsung h<span style="background:whitesmoke">ave incorporated digital assistants in hopes that you&rsquo;ll buy one and run your smart home through it. Therefore, these smart control commands operate through your smartphone. Essentially, this allows users to view security camera feeds or view the contents of Family Hub refrigerators on a big screen. </span></p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><b>3. Fitness tech innovations</b></span></p>


<p><img alt="" src="/ckeditor_assets/pictures/329/content_physiotherapy-595529_960_720.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 400px;" /></p>


<p>With the influx of health conscious individuals, many should keep an eye out for the Peloton Tread. It is one of the most innovative fitness equipment that allows users to customise their strength and cardio workouts to achieve their goals. What makes it so unique is its accessibility to virtually work out with NYC instructor&rsquo;s real time! It also provides access to an over 1000 pre-recorded and on demand workouts that provides a tracker and statistics to ensure that you are making progress.</p>




<p><span style="background:white"><span style="letter-spacing:.35pt">Now if you think 2018 is going to a hell of a ride within the technology industry, you should watch out for what it will look like in the next 10 years!</span></span></p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><b>1. Bio Hand Technology </b></span></p>


<p><img alt="" src="/ckeditor_assets/pictures/330/content_technology-2025795_960_720.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 466px;" /></p>


<p>The combination of science and technology is a unique way of benefitting the medical industry by providing bio hands that are controlled using brain signals. This enables people with symbrachydactyly (an <span style="background:white"><span style="color:#222222">abnormality characterized by missing fingers)</span></span> the opportunity to experience and gain mobility in their fingers and hands. If you think this sounds good, it gets even better! Technology is going to be so advanced that surgery will not be required.</p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><b>2. Removal of newspapers</b></span></p>


<p><img alt="" src="/ckeditor_assets/pictures/331/content_newspaper-3065044_960_720.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 400px;" /></p>


<p>Don&rsquo;t you love hearing the crispness of paper as you read the daily news? Well savour every moment, as we may have to say goodbye to them in the next 10 years! British newspaper companies are currently in the process of forecasting the removal of physical newspapers and placing all of our current affairs into the digital world.</p>


<p><span style="font-size:14px;"><b>3. Education System</b></span></p>


<p><img alt="" src="/ckeditor_assets/pictures/332/content_literature-3068940_960_720.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 400px;" /></p>


<p>Now apparently, many predict that virtual and augmented reality will change the educational landscape. It is estimated that virtual reality will place a large emphasis when educating students, as picture books will come to life using special apps that will provide a real life representation of geographical knowledge such as the earth. Many also forecast that there will be an app that will allow students to hover over portraits of museums and claim to talk back to the user to further educate students.</p>




<p>Overall, it&rsquo;s quiet interesting to see the vastness of technological evolution and anticipate the future of technology where everyone will definitely reap its benefits.</p>




Category: technology, chatbot, smart home tech, fitness tech innovators, bio hand technology, newspapers, education system

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Dhorittee Marasigan

A 19 year old marketing and management student that loves to keep up with trends