Of course no one can fully predict the future there are regarding what future technology will hold in store hints. For instance satellites and spacecraft including space tourism rockets and planes, the International space station and space vehicles that travel to the Moon, Mars, Venus, the Sun and other celestial bodies will expand their use of lasers for communication as well as defense against objects in space be it space junk, asteroids or even other Earthly and non-Earthly spacecraft.
Searching a destination through a video or voice, ex. If I don’t know the language of a particular destination and still want some information about that place, probably I can upload a video or have a speech technology which can transform my content or search in the local language, and give me the local results.
In the future we will probably find school boards paying a yearly subscription to the textbooks of their choice, which will allow their student to have unlimited access to the books via the internet or downloaded directly to their on their laptops at a fraction of the cost of providing a physical text for every student.
As a result, people are not spending too much time on menial tasks, because the quality of pictures, the innovations included for writers and research, to name a few industries, are all facilitated by technology and having innovations come through the door on a daily basis.
Cloud computing technology really changes the face of healthcare facilitating innovation and rapid response to given signals. Interestingly, Apple’s patent applications also tie in 3D printing and how the technology could be used to build certain devices with Liquidmetal.