The technological revolution has transformed many aspects of life. Certain technologies are now ubiquitous such as mobile phones, television and computers. It would be a nightmare, but there are many new technologies that may have even more impact on our future. The advantages of technology are evident improved efficiency and productivity, enhanced collaboration and communication, faster access to information and better analyses, and decreased reliance upon human error and manual labor. At the medical level advances in technology have improved healthcare and significantly increased life expectancy while also reducing disease and combating harmful viruses and bacteria.
Among the technologies of the future are augmented reality and virtual reality, 5G networks, quantum computing, blockchain and biotechnology. These technologies will dramatically alter our lives and make previously impossible things possible.
Virtual and augmented reality combine the physical and digital realms to bring our imaginations to life. They will be used for a range of reasons such as entertainment, education and virtual office visits. They can also let us interact with 3-D objects as well as connect with colleagues and friends from all over the globe.
The Internet of Things is a network of devices that are connected to the Internet that can exchange and receive information. IoT has revolutionized industries like agriculture, manufacturing transportation, and manufacturing. It is estimated that by 2025 the IoT will comprise more than 30 billion devices across the globe.