Who said that new technology couldn’t be fun? Though most people may think of tech advancements as strictly practical in nature, the reality is many new features are innovative and amusing –– in addition to being extremely helpful. Whether they’re designed for use at home or in the most sophisticated business environment, these four recent tech inventions are sure to catch the eye and excite consumers everywhere. Check them out here and stay ahead of the curve:
What could be more exciting than shopping in an Amazon retail outlet and being able to take anything you wanted –– without having to wait in line or cash out at a register? Yes, you still have to pay for the items you leave with, but these highly sophisticated locations eliminate the need for traditional check-outs. Instead, all shoppers have to do is download an app, pick up what they want from the shelf, and leave. It wouldn’t be at all shocking to see other corporations use sensors and cameras in such an ingenious way in the near future.
In truth, we’ve only just scratched the surface of what virtual reality (VR) can accomplish. True, VR can be incredibly fun to play with –– particularly on high-profile video game systems. However, VR has a number of professional applications as well. Doctors, construction workers, military officers, teachers, and many more pros in a wide range of industries have already begun to implement this exciting new invention.
How much fun can someone realistically have with a microphone? Well, in 2019, lots. Thanks to cutting-edge products like the Qball, educators can use a throwable microphone to increase student engagement and participation. You read that right; you can now purchase a ball-shaped microphone that you can throw across the room. Note, these products are perfect for speaking engagements as well.
Ever since Siri first arrived on the scene nearly eight years ago, speech-recognition technology has delighted consumers and offered numerous benefits. The good news is, speech-recognition tech keeps getting better. Not only do home applications like Amazon’s Alexa boast a myriad of new features, but Google has even launched a pair of earbuds that translate foreign languages in real-time! (Though, the product admittedly is still far-from perfect.) While it may become commonplace one day, speech-recognition technology represents one of the most meaningful breakthroughs of the current generation.
For business, entertainment, or education, the best new gadgets are both useful and engaging. No matter your field of interest, rest assured that the next year is sure to bring even more exciting tech developments!