New technologies come out every year, and you can’t predict which ones are going to change our lives. Inc. has compiled a list this year of the most ground breaking technologies that we should keep an eye on. We have presented three of the most promising below.
The V-MODA VAMP acts as an amplifier for the iPhone 4 or 4S. It adds volume and quality to the audio that these devices can produce. One of the benefits about this is that as well as enhancing the sound the iPhone can produce, it also extends the battery life as it provides a back-up battery.
This is perfect for businesses who wish to save some money on a receptionist. Alice is a virtual receptionist that greets people as soon as they enter the office. Visitors may then interact with its touchscreen to contact employees. The best part of Alice is that there is very low learning curve; it is supposed to by very easy to use.
Microsoft has created what they are calling SmartGlass. Though this product is not out yet, it has produced quite a stir. With it it is possible to turn your tablet or smartphone into a controller for your HDTV. This enables you to use your device to control games, music, and videos on your TV.
Again, there are no guarantees that any of these technologies really will hit it big. But there’s enough hype and consumer interest to suggest that all three of them might catch the imagination, and spending dollars, of shoppers.