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The future of technology

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For New Yorkers fed up with the nightmare otherwise known as traffic, a futuristic answer may be closer than you think: driverless cars.

Gray Scott is a futurist with seriouswonder.com. He and his colleagues track the future of technology. He says driverless cars will be a reality.

After launching Google Glass just months ago, Google is about to take vision innovation a step further. It is currently working on digital contact lenses that will read and transmit glucose levels for diabetics as well as simply record and share information right before your eyes, literally.

If Princess Leia's holographic plea has you wondering how far, far away that reality is to this galaxy called earth -- not too far. A number of companies are racing to get holophone devices ready for market by next year.

Scott says going from science fiction to science fact is happening at a rapid rate with technology and the gadgets depicted in films like "Blade Runner" and "The Fifth Element" are being developed.

And for all the cool things "The Jetsons" suggested we'd eventually have, there's still one that's not quite ready yet: the Rosie the Robot running the household. Although Scott does believe we will see humanoid robots in our homes within 25 years.

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