12 Times People 100 Years Ago Predicted Modern Tech

12 Times People 100 Years Ago Predicted Modern Technology

At the end of the 1800's, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific...

 

Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T)

These wheels transform their shape to match any terrain.

DARPA just reinvented the wheel - literally. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are working on a wheel-to-track mech...

 

Vufine

This wearable display gives you a floating screen from your phone.

Vufine+ is a high definition, wearable display that seamlessly integrates with your technology - smartphones, cameras, drones, l...

 

PrintBrush XDR

This tiny device prints on any surface from your phone.

The PrintBrush XDR is a wireless full color inkjet printer that weighs about the same as an average smartphone but can print lar...

 

Window to the World

This touchscreen car window lets you draw and interact with the world outside.

Designers from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and engineers from Toyota have been working together and have come...

 

CERAMBOT

CERAMBOT can 3D print ceramics using clay.

The key to artistic expression is the ability to turn ideas into reality, and ceramics have been used as the basis for fine art ...

 

Auto-Clamping Wireless Charger

A powered auto-clamping wireless charger that hugs your phone!

You gotta watch the video to understand this one - it's like it's giving your phone a big hug! This auto-clamping wireless ...

 

SkyRunner MK 3.2

Go Anywhere with this Flying ATV

At a glance, it looks like a Polaris RZR, CanAm Maverick X3, or some other high-end side by side ATV. But then the parachute ope...

 

The Flow Cable

Watch the power visually flow through this charge cable.

Most USB and iPhone / Apple charging cables aren't what you would call "cool," but this one definitely is! When you plug in your...

 

SpyFinder Pro

Find hidden cameras with SpyFinder

If you stay in a lot of hotels or AirBnBs, you've probably thought about hidden cameras at one point or another. Now you d...

 

Turbo Pump

This pump can move a gallon of liquid in 20 seconds.

At a glance, a liquid transfer pump doesn't seem like anything to get excited about. But when we really start thinking through a...

 

Square Off Chess Board

These chess pieces move on their own

Chess has been around for 1,500 years and hasn't changed much - until now! The Square Off chess board, which raised over $5...

 

Scribit

Scribit turns your wall into an interactive canvas

What if you could instantly turn your office or living room wall into a canvas for digital content, and update it in real time? ...

 

Fireside Audiobox

Fireside Audiobox - A Bluetooth Speaker with Dancing Flames

This unique bluetooth speaker will make your tunes come to life - with fire! It's made from bamboo and powered by a mini pr...

 

FireSocket LED Flame Bulb

This light bulb looks like a real flame

The FireSocket LED Flaming Bulb will light up your life in ways that you probably never experienced before! With its orange flam...

 

Solar Buzzkill

Solar Powered Mosquito Zapper

Whether we try to keep them at bay or not, the mosquitoes will no doubt interfere with your life no matter how hard you fight th...

 

Star Wars 74Z Speeder Bike Drone

Star Wars Speeder Drone

Admit it, when you were a kid you wished this was real too. While we can't say that the speeder bikes from Return of the Je...

 

Arctic Air

This portable air conditioner can cool any room.

Arctic Air is a compact, eco-friendly personal air cooler that pulls warm air from the room and cools and humidifies it! Ar...

 

Fit  Bark

FitBark is like a fit bit, but for your dog.

Just like how Fitbit monitors your personal activity, FitBark monitors your dog's everyday activity and sleep and turns it into ...

 

Micro Mechanic

Instantly know what's wrong with your car using your phone.

You would think with all of the technology in cars today, they could just put a screen on the dashboard that tells you what's wr...