Tech Trends We Expect to See This Year

You can never predict exactly what the future holds, but sometimes it helps to look at the recent past to get a sense of the direction things are heading. The last decade has seen incredible technological advancement, from social media to mobile devices to smart home automation. Some of these trends, like aussie online casino gaming, are already becoming mainstream, and others are just beginning their journey into our daily lives.

We’ve compiled a list of major trends that are expected to dominate the computing landscape over the next 12 months. 

1 – Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is likely going to become a big player in 2016. There are several VR headsets hitting the market soon, and even Google is taking part in the VR race with its Cardboard device. In addition to using VR as a gaming experience, you can also use it as a way to view 360-degree videos or watch virtual tours of places around the globe. Many VR headset have integrated handheld motion controllers that enable users to interact with virtual objects and environments. These controllers often have buttons, triggers, and sensors that detect hand movements, allowing for natural and intuitive interactions within the virtual world With advancements in artificial intelligence, this technology will only continue to improve. A few years ago computers were not able to recognize faces; now they are capable of doing so with greater accuracy than humans..

2 – Wearable Technology

Wearable tech isn’t anything new but we expect to see more online roulette companies come up with wearable solutions in 2016. Most people wear watches, but many don’t realize there are other options besides traditional timepieces. Companies such as Fitbit have been making strides in the fitness tracker category as well as offering personalized health information through their apps. Other companies such as Microsoft offer “smart” clothing that can track your activity while your phone charges nearby.

3 – Smart Home Automation The demand for smart homes continues to grow all across the world. As consumers begin purchasing everything from light bulbs to doorbells and thermostats, one company has emerged that takes it a step further by adding connected devices throughout your entire house. With technology being integrated into almost every aspect of life, smart homes will become commonplace by 2017. From temperature control to security camera systems, many of us would love to live somewhere where our homes work for us instead of against us.

Christopher Stern

Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commissions. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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