A Peep into What to Expect in The World of Technology in 2014by jay.m January 21, 2014 0 comments
Technology 2014…..the most popular topic for discussions and debates across the world, amongst the old and the young has many interesting facets to offer. Taking on cue from past, the world is surging ahead with much more finer and precision technology gadgets and gizmos which leaving you wondering how far can it go?
Well, the latter half of 2013 saw the launch of couple of smartwatches which can be work in sync with your smartphone offering a novel user experience. Apart from Samsung Galaxy Gear, Pebble, Sony SmartWatch 2 and Martian that were launched in 2013, this year you need to keep an eye on Kreyon Meteor, Martian Notifier , Intel and ZTE who are likely to come out with their set of smartwatches.
Planning to buy a TV in the near future? With SD already history, the time’s come to phase out HD as well for incoming times, 4k and OLED TVs are likely to be commercially launched. 4k resolution relates to a device which has horizontal resolution of 4,000 pixels, this is considered way above the HD resolution which is of just 1080 pixels in the vertical order while 1920 pixels in the horizontal order. With many more improvisations in TV interface such as Web equipped, face detection technology and more, TVs are slated to become very interactive. Brands which are in the forefront in offering 4K TVs include Samsung, Panasonic and LG. Talking more on the TV technology front, very soon TVs will be connected with the web allowing you to access social media accounts simultaneously and can be controlled through an app on your smartphone. All in all, TVs are going to become very interactive and intuitive in the coming times.
As health and fitness become increasingly important, high end fitness trackers are swarming the market. Depending upon your requirement, you can have those that keep track of your sleep, steps, heart rate and more. The latest in the range are LG Lifeband Touch, Sony Core, Razer’s Nabu competing with existing players in this segment viz. Jawbone, Nike and Fitbit.
Moving from individual devices, you can expect integration or sync of more than one device for better control or performance. As of now, you must have heard of controlling TVs using apps on smartphones and tablets but now you can even refrigerators can be controlled through apps for a customized performance which could be a boon for some.
By the way, we have news floating around of Android OS within automobiles as joint effort undertaken by Nvidia, Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Google. Through this initiative, they wish to offer a better and a safer driving experience through useful and interactive apps. As of now, car owners have already enjoyed use of their smart apps and tablets within their automobiles and so the next step is to offer android within their automobiles for better connectivity.