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10 Smart Clothes you may be wearing soon

from ReadWriteWeb:

In the emerging Internet of Things, everyday objects are becoming networked. Clothing is no exception.

It’s still early days for Web-enabled clothes – the best example so far is the Nike+ running shoe, which contains sensors that connect to the user’s iPod. But expect to see everything from your shirt to your underwear networked in the not too distant future.

In the following list of ten ‘smart clothing’ items, we showcase Internet pants, a proximity sensing shirt, a heart sensing bra, biosensor underwear, a “thought helmet”, and more!

10 “Star Trek” technologies that actually came true

from HowStuffWorks:

  1. Tricorders
  2. Telepresence
  3. Torpedo Coffins
  4. Geordi’s VISOR
  5. Universal Translator
  6. Phasers
  7. Tractor Beams
  8. Hypospray
  9. Communicators
  10. Transparent Aluminum (Armor)

TND: 10 profound innovations ahead

According to TechNewsDaily:

  1. Hack the Brain
  2. Harness the Sun’s Fiery Furnace
  3. Global Climate Control
  4. Eliminate Waste
  5. Feed the World
  6. Regenerate the Body
  7. Know It All
  8. A Perfect Artificial Limb
  9. Around the World in 90 Minutes
  10. Read My Mind

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MIT: Top 10 technology research to watch

from M.I.T.’s Technology Review:

  • Printcasting
  • Ushahidi Engine
  • Digital Preservation Europe
  • Peer-to-Peer Video Broadcast System
  • Google Listen
  • SixthSense
  • TV Everywhere
  • 4G Cellular Network
  • High-Performance Video Coding
  • Advertising Works

SherWeb: Top 10 tech inventions shaping 2010

from SherWeb:

  1. Sixth Sense
  2. The Electric Eye
  3. NASA Kepler Space Telescope
  4. Teleportation
  5. XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System
    (i.e. The Smart Bullet)
  6. Microsoft Project Natal
  7. Robotic Exoskeleton
  8. The Smart Thermostat
  9. Android Phone
  10. 3M/Littmann Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 With Zargis Cardioscan

IEET: 10 emerging technology trends of the next 10 years

from The Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies:

  • Geoengineering
  • Smart grids
  • Radical materials
  • Synthetic biology
  • Personal genomics
  • Bio-interfaces
  • Data interfaces
  • Solar power
  • Nootropics
  • Cosmeceuticals