Dr. Mac & # 39; s Rants; raves
Episode # 298
I was in Germany last week and I watched the technical scene and the Reeperbahn festival in Hamburg. Although I ly heard about this festival for a year or two, it is now 13-year-old festival and the cference & # 39; the South-South West of Germany & # 39; become. With more than 600 bands and musicians and hundreds of cference sessis and workshops, it was indeed reminiscent of Austin's famous South by Southwest festival, but with better weather and tastier German cuisine.
A pork cub with sauerkraut – a German delicacy that tastes even better than it looks.
So, because I'm immersed for a week in the German perspective future technology, I want to make a few predictis about what things can look like in ten years' time.
The operating room of 2028
By 2028, many operating rooms in hospitals will be equipped for robot-assisted surgery. I have made a demstrati of a smart surgical suite by the Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS) Innovati Center and I am cvinced that computers and robots will be a main compent of many operating rooms within a decade, improving the accuracy of doctors and your time operating table. Another demo showed a robotic arm that drives a surgical needle more accurately and less invasively than a human being.
The operating system of the future includes robots, sensors, mitors and more.
5G Wireless in 2028
The next generati of wireless services known as 5G will so be rolled out. If you've heard something about 5G, you might think that the biggest advantage is speed, because it will be much faster than our current 4G wireless networks. But last week I learned something that makes me think that speed might not be the biggest advantage of 5G. That is that 5G can reduce latency: the time between giving an instructi the e hand and executi the other. And ultra-low latency enables almost real-time wireless data communicati, allowing shared intelligence between vehicles. Subsequently, each car or truck can have a situati deficiency of nearby vehicles and respd appropriately in less time. In combinati with the cameras and sensors of today, I predict that the low latency of 5G will stimulate the growth of cars without a driver by making them safer.
Prof. dr. Dr. -Ing. Dr. h. c. Frank H. P. Fitzek of the Technische Universat Dresden explains 5G in a way that makes perfect sense.
Virtual Reality (VR) does not let me vomit anymore!
Straight ahead, by 2028 virtual reality (VR) becomes mainstream. Last year I tested a few VR-setups, but they all made me feel sick in a few minutes. This year I tested and hurt several VR systems of the next generati to discover that they no lger make me ill. And in fact they were so cool that I did not want to turn off the headphes. In ten years, virtual reality will be ubiquitous in locati-based entertainment venues, including arcades, laser applicatis, bowling alleys, cinemas, arenas and ccert halls.
VR laser tag was more fun (and more beautiful) than a real laser tag; I wish you could see what we saw in the headsets!
In additi, VR systems dominate home gaming by 2028, combining lightweight ultra-high resoluti headsets with powerful CPUs and GPUs to create a compelling experience at popular prices.
3D Printing Revoluti
Finally, 3D printing is about to revolutiize the parts and repair industry. 3D-printed parts of steel, aluminum and titanium are already being used in aircraft, cruise ships and cars, including the Bugatti Chyr.
This part is printed 3D as shown; all gears run flawlessly.
By the year 2028, waiting for a part of a remote warehouse is a distant memory, with many companies printing the right parts request.
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