Star Trek is Just Around the Corner
By Editor on October 17, 2011 in Infographic

When Star Trek debuted in the 1960′s it exposed people all around the world to a bright future full of high tech gadgets. 45 Years, 6 different television series and 11 movies later, Star Trek has undoubtedly had a large impact on the world around us, inspiring scientist  and inventors to develop the technology that shaped their childhood. Sortable.com has taken a look at some of the technology in Star Trek and how close we are to having that technology in every day life.

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Sources:

  • http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/x-prize-foundation-qualcomm-join-forces-develop-competition-enhance-integrated-digital-1512263.htm
  • http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Tech/2009/0917/laser-sight-nyus-real-life-tricorder
  • http://www.xprize.org/prize-development/life-sciences#artificial
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personnel_Halting_and_Stimulation_Response_rifle
  • http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,482264,00.html
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phraselator
  • http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/star_trek.html
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  • http://money.cnn.com/2011/01/24/technology/3D_food_printer/index.htm
  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091110071535.htm
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  • http://news.discovery.com/space/warp-drive-spaceship-engine.html
2 Responses
Mandy Kilinskis Posted on Oct. 17th

I love the infographic…but where’s the holodeck?! I know we’ll have that by the year 2025…


matt Posted on Oct. 17th

such a good article!