Monday, November 17, 2014

Inventions that Make Sci-Fi a Reality




Many of us have grown up imagining what the future will 
be like. Will there be flying cars? Will there be robots? 
Will we be able to do amazing and extraordinary things? 
Well, some of these things are yet to come, but some are 
already right here. The amazing things technology can 
do today never cease to amaze me. Here are 17 
pieces of evidence that prove we are already, at least 
partly, living in a futuristic world.

The Ratheon XOS 2 is a second generation exoskeleton 
design for US army use. It allows the wearer to 
enhance his strength to carry heavy equipment much 
easier and for much longer.

futuristic things
 
The world's first virtual shopping center opened in Korea. 
All the products are just LCD screens that allow you to 
order the items by touching the screen. When you get 
to the counter, your items are already bagged and ready 
to go.

futuristic things
 
A cellphone you can bend as much as you like and it 
will still do everything a smart phone does.

futuristic things
 
Your personal computer ring can play music, check y
our email, give you alerts and even allows you to browse 
or chat with others.
 
This man is demonstrating the ability of his prosthetic eye, 
which has a camera installed in it.

futuristic things
 
No longer using the camping stove just for cooking, a new 
line of camping stoves use the heat energy to power up lights and charge your phones or anything else you can charge by 
USB cable.
futuristic things

This trash can follows you around and calculates where to stand to catch your thrown garbage!

 
This motion tracking table morphs its surface to mimic 
your movements, allowing you to control objects from the 
other side of the planet if you so choose.
 
This windowed door turns opaque whenever you lock it.

 
This incredible app translates signs from video and in real time!


The new 'Google Fiber' has started deploying, and will offer 
users an internet connection that is about 100 times faster 
than what they are currently using. 

futuristic things
 

When did car panels start looking like this advanced?

futuristic things
 
A stop sign using water to project the image

 
An example of the new E-Ink in action. An ink that stay f
lat on the page and can be printed but still moves on the 
printer page.

All of the functions these items that we used 20 years ago... 
Are now done by a single smartphone.
futuristic things
 
New casts can be printed with a 3D printer, are lighter, 
more comfortable and just as strong.

futuristic things

Bionic hands are now so advanced they can perform even 
delicate and complex movements.

 

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