Movies for years, especially sci-fi, have featured small portable touch screens. It’s still kind of amazing with the iPad and others, we now get to have that technology. So what is next? Although the smart-watch label has been set now, it’s really about wrist communicators and wearable technology. Watch-like devices that allow us to get data, watch video and communicate. We’ve seen these for years too, most notably starting with “Dick Tracy,” but how close are we now to getting our hands on, or in, one?
Here is a new piece for Broadcast Engineering Magazine that I wrote which goes over what the future could look like: