Then recall the movie Terminator where Arnold is looking at people and fetching details about them in his Heads Up Display (HUD) and knowing whether they are the people he is searching for or not. Punch it with the movie Predator where the Alien is scanning for Heat Signals emmited from humans and getting the information on its HUD, irrespective of Day or Night. Let's take this concept more forward and see what else can be thought of and can be done.
Imagine walking down a street without a name, in that new place you moved into, and stopping in front of a beautiful building. Suddenly Digital Data floats up in front of your eyes regarding which building it is, and its history, and its location on a map that you can see in front of your eyes. Then you look at a poster beside the building which has a picture of an upcoming rock concert and you point at that, and then suddenly you get to see a Music Video of the featured Rock Band playing in front of your eyes. Meanwhile something beeps and a line comes floating in front of your eyes, "This is Wallmart, pick milk, you have run out of milk in the fridge." Then you move in and Digital Data guides you to the rack where the milk can is kept. You happily pick up the milk can and then Customer Reviews float in front of your eyes regarding that product and its price. You are happy with the reviews and take it and leave the store without waiting for the que at the counter as there is NO Que and NO Sales Counter!!! Your bill has been paid for by your bank automatically to Walmart. You get into your car and start driving, getting all kind of data on your speed, proximity to next car, lane change alert and collision alert. You decide to let the car drive itself and take you back home while you take a nap. It has been a hard day.
Straight out of Science Fictiom Films right? Nopes. It's Happening.
Believe me it's all happening, and within 10 years we will be able to effortlessly do all these as proper steps have been taken in this direction, to merge our Digital Informatiom World with our Real Physical World. It's Happening folks. Right now. It's Happening.
We are toddlers now, but yes we are getting there. So let's explore some technologies now that are helping us to merge our Physical World with that of the Digital Information World.
See how a SnapTag works.
See how Touch Code works.
Well these technologies are just Tip of the Iceberg, of what all are happening around the world today. Do read Part 2 of this Article to see where we are headed to merge the Digital World with the Physical World. Bigger surprises are coming up in the next Article. Keep watching this Blog.