Technological advancement just doesn’t mean an exhibition of innovation, but it should also be truly practical in day to day life. The year 2015 the human race saw a large number of advancements in technology such as voice assistants in various devices and supercomputers which worked on language translation and cancer cures.
At the start of 2016, it was predicted that we all will see a great acceleration in the shifting of technologies which will change our lives in small and big ways. So let us have a look at some technologies which are on the cusp of major action as the year is progressing.
If we go back in time we will find that artificial intelligence was the thing which was best understood either by sci-fi fanatics or screenwriters. But all these changed after Apple launched Siri voice assistant in 2011 which had opened gates for advancements in human and machine interfacing and interaction.
In the year 2016 products such as Siri, Google Now,and Microsoft’s Cortana had started marching into our lives and connected dots between the smart home and office. But it is said that as the year will progress we will see a lot more advancements in this artificial intelligence and we will be able to program everything just with voice commands.
The science of material has always been vital to the world of technology as people majorly react on what it is outside as it is something which they can see and feel. Advancement in this field has opened gateways for the next generation of home entertainment and mobile devices.
This year included various advancements in materials such as recyclable thermoplastics which are super-strong plastics used for making bodies of smartphone which can be recycled. There has been advancements in the displays and especially in the glass covering. Manufacturers are working on Corning which is said to be the replacement of super-hard yet pliable Gorilla Glass.