Marty McFly had the hover skateboard. In our not too distant future there will be the Hoverbike.
This type of invention could enhance oxygen in places on earth and, perhaps more practically enable the creation of oxygen for prolonged space flights.
This futurist has been extolling the coming transformative effect of augmented and virtual reality. By 2020 millions of people will be experiencing this form of “reality”. This video looks at the early efforts of the entertainment industry to create a totally immersive viewing experience. This video will be regarded as quaint by the end of […]
There is a developing new field of endeavor that seeks to reverse aging. The medical knowledge developed in the last few decades has now laid the foundation for such an incredible concept to be considered a near future possibility. This trailer for the film “The Immortalists” provides a glimpse of something this futurist sees as […]
There are and will be dozens of watches to measure heart rate, steps taken and sleep patterns. This watch is designed to provide advanced warning of epileptic seizures. A potential life saving watch for the tens of millions of people in the world with epilepsy.
We have truly entered the golden age of neuroscience. This team at Stanford are focusing on what various forms of mental illness look like – as many of them are due to some part of the brain malfunctioning – and then treat them externally. The vision of neuroscientists mapping and then curing forms of mental […]
Okay, we here at Future Wow! are fans of Carl Sagan, whose voice narrates this video. This is a short film about space exploration and the human need to explore. Given that it is very likely that in this century we will both visit another planet and perhaps find intelligent life somewhere we thought this […]
The new AeroMobil 3.0 is the closest thing I have seen to that long ago vision of the future with flying cars.
A wonderful use of drone technology. Saves the life of a man having a heart attack. An ambulance is restricted by ground transport and traffic.
As we move to ever more human scale urban environments and need to lessen dependence on the internal combustion engine there is great innovation in the personal transport area. Not yet the Hoverboard but getting there!
From the European Space Agency, the folks that just put a landing module on a comet, here is a view of how to use 3-D printing to build a lunar base. Using actual surface matter from the Moon will dramatically lower costs of transport. Something for the 2020s.