In this digital world, advancements in technology are at their peak and it is one of the crucial reasons we are able to live a stress-free life. Technology can be defined as ‘the application of scientific knowledge for practical use’. Today, people are using products with the latest technologies, either for entertainment or to make their lifestyle easier. Everybody enjoys the benefits of technology, such as modifying houses, playing games and many more. Enlisted below are a few technologies that are taking the world by storm and enhancing our daily lifestyle.
1. Augmented Reality (AR)
AR is a technology that enhances the real-time experience with the help of a computer enhancement. It is used in many industries, the utmost popular being medical and gaming sector. The students in medical industry use AR to practice surgery in a controlled and safe environment. In the gaming industry, AR enhances the gaming experience for people by real-time display of the characters in the game.
2. Virtual Reality (VR)
The VR technology is usually used for gaming, which allows players to experience and interact with a 3D virtual world. It enhances the gaming experience. There are several games that have an option of playing normally or play with VR headset. Some examples of VR headsets are HTC Vice, Oculus Rift, and Play Station VR. There is no doubt that VR is the future of gaming. Very soon, keyboard, mouse, and controllers will vanish from the gaming industry.
3. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
AI has been in presence even before the internet was introduced to the world, but it was not very advanced at that time. Today, AI is considered to be the future of technology. However, it is believed that AI will be the major reason for the termination of mankind. Machines will become self-aware and go rogue to be free from humanity.
Blockchain is a list of records that can grow significantly linked via cryptography. Blockchain and cryptography are becoming very popular day by day. The reason for its popularity is high demand for cryptocurrencies. People are now investing more in cryptocurrencies because of their varied prices, which is reaping great benefits for them. Not only that, but with cryptocurrency, transferring funds overseas has become fast, convenient, and very easy. A few examples of cryptocurrencies are Etherium, Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, and many more.
5. Intelligent Apps (I-Apps)
I-Apps are commonly used in smartphones as they are based on artificial intelligence. I-Apps can be considered as the apps of the future. With the help of I-apps, a smartphone can be functioned in a smooth and efficient way.
I-Apps such as Cortona and Siri of Windows and Apple devices respectively make use of artificial intelligence to follow orders or chat. These applications are voice activated and programmed to help in every possible manner. These apps are used by people for almost doing everything such as manage calls, play music, set reminders, etc. It helps people to effortlessly perform tasks.