Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Exist Today

While some of us still think that we need a flying car or a time machine to be able to visit the future, it has often been argued that many of the things we see around us are as futuristic and sci-fi as they are ordinary. Hundreds of technologies developed in secret at various laboratories worldwide have already become part of our everyday lives. And some tech enthusiasts and experts agree that the top 5 such advanced technologies already exist.

5) Allow Cars to Fly? Say Hello to Terrafugia, Inc.

 Flying cars were the dream of many a sci-fi writer and movie maker. The idea of being able to fly from one place to another without having to go through the hassle of airports and security checks was something that seemed like a distant fantasy.

But it’s not just a fantasy anymore. Several companies are working on developing these flying cars, including; 

The Terrafugia Transition

This flying car prototype has been available since 2011. It has folding wings and can be driven on the road at speeds of up to 70 mph (110 km/h). Once its wings are unfolded, it can fly at a speed of 115 mph (185 km/h). 

4)Bionic Boots

What if you could run as fast as an ostrich? 

Bionic boots will turn you into a superhuman runner, sprinting in these boots could have you running at 40Km/h. The boots mimic the feet of an ostrich. They have a spring system that absorbs the human weight and uses the energy to provide a jolt forward. The boots also stretch the average stride of a runner from 1.5m to 4m. 

3) AR Smart Glasses

These glasses use Augmented reality to overlay computerized information over the real world. Companies like Inmo Air and Alpha Glass are among the companies that manufacture these glasses. The glasses are interactive and are safe to use even when driving.


Stratosfera Acquatica is a new way to venture and travel the ocean. The vehicle is a small two-seater that deploys two propellers to move across the ocean floor. The cockpit carries two passengers and is airtight. However, when you come to a stop, you can open the cover and take in some fresh air.


Plastic bags can take as long as half a millennium to degrade while committing massive atrocities against the environment. Since our environment is at risk, We need better ways of replacing plastics. 

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