New smart technology is everywhere these days. The smartphone apps you use every day are a prime example. Fitness bands also include smart features, with the ability to track steps and calories and record them to a database. What’s more, businesses are using smart devices to gather and analyze useful customer information.
Already, it seems like smart technology is everywhere. Pretty much any kind of electronic equipment can connect to the internet for practical uses. The trend seems like it will only develop further as time goes on. Here are some of the things we’re likely to see in the future of smart technology.
Smart Home Technology
There’s already a range of smart technology available for homeowners to implement in their houses. You can use smart devices to control almost everything in the house, from the alarms to the temperature. You can expect to see even more from smart home technology in 2017 and beyond, as things develop.
Technology is being developed for sensing problems with the structure of building materials. There are also smart appliances. Fridges can tell you when food is expired, and cookers can clean themselves. All kinds of innovations are coming to smart connected homes, as the Smart Future explains.
This rise in technology can make things much easier around the home. From cooking to cleaning, you’ll save money with innovative devices. There are even developments going into smart energy to help people save on their electric bills.
We already see AI (artificial intelligence) devices becoming popular. Take Amazon’s Echo devices for example. People can carry out all kinds of tasks simply by talking to a portable speaker in their home.
These technologies will continue to develop. Some scientists are even developing lifelike robots capable of understanding commands and conversations. The industry is growing fast, and there are many exciting developments.
Some people might worry about a sci-fi future where robots take over. According to Business Insider, researchers have some different views. It’s believed these AI robots may even keep us safer and prevent disasters. Some think humans will turn into cyborgs. It’s an interesting field with fascinating changes.
People already carry around smart devices like phones and watches. But it seems we’re seeing people use personal technology even more, with the rise of smart glasses.
As of right now, smart glasses are somewhat limited. They’re used for things like taking pictures and displaying data. With more getting developed for the future, we might see more people using sci-fi style visors for all kinds of daily tasks.
Smart technology is also gaining usage in cars. Safety features can prevent all kinds of accidents from happening. Most vehicles today have internet-connected screens for entertainment. It’s also likely we’ll see many self-driving cars on the road in the next few years.
We’re also likely to see some smart technology on the roads. Projects are being planned to use the roads to collect solar energy. We’re also likely to see lights that shine up as they sense cars coming, and traffic lights which detect pedestrians. Expect to see more tech on roads and in cars in the future.