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Series 16 Episode 20: Future Tech

Saturday 24 December 2011

Series 16 Episode 20: Future Tech

This week on The Gadget Show, we went all futuristic, took a look at the future of technology and gave you the lowdown on all of the gadgets you’ll need in 2012. Suzi investigated the performance of 4G, Jon looked at the development of technology within the military at BAE, Pollyanna was testing the latest transport, surveillance and security gadgets, Jason checked out the gadgets you could be living with in 2012 and Ortis looked the current advances in technology to work out how you’ll be using them in the future.

Many thanks to everyone involved in making The Gadget Show possible.



Apostrophe UK

Heathrow Airport


Middlesex University



For details of O2’s 4G trial in London, click here.

Future Tech: What’s Happening in 2012


Kindle Fire

Playstation Vita

Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K Projector

Windows 8

Future Tech: Tech That Will Change The World

Heathrow Pods


Omniperception Checkpoint.S

Omniperception Checkpoint

Omniperception Gama

SQ-4 UAV Spy Camera


Feature: Festo

Festo SmartBird

Jon Test: BAE

BAE Systems

For more information about the BAE’s work into helmet mounted symbology systems, and career opportunities in this field, click here.

Top 5: Tech Predictions

Cotswold Outdoor

The Cashless Society

Orange Quick Tap

PayPal Future of Shopping

Microsoft Productivity Future Vision (2011)

The Universal Translator

Word Lens

Google Translate (with Conversation Mode)


Augmented Reality Glasses

Zeal Optics Z3 Glasses

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented (hyper) Reality Conceptual Videos

Freddie Wong: Future Motion Control Gaming

The Holographic Television

MIT Media Lab: How about Holographic Television?

University of Arizona: Moving Holograms from Science Fiction to Reality

The Artificial Brain

Autonomous Car Electronics Research Laboratory


IBM Watson Project


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