Matrix, Almost Real – How Technology Will Change Everyday Life
A society in which all information “floating” in the system not only about science fiction novels and movies.There are already projects that by simply clicking the computer can be controlled energy and water consumption of a residential complex.Technology is at hand.
“I strongly believe that society will become interconnected reality.I do not know how long, but we get there, “said Johan Wibergh, executive vice president and head of Business Unit Networks at Ericsson.In an interconnected society, people, knowledge and information are connected to secure and facilitating welfare of society, raising living standards and business.An example of this scenario would be smart home life, where all electronics and appliances could be decoupled, if we forgot to do this, by a simple voice command mobile phone or a click from the keyboard computer.Obviously, this is far from easy. It seems that keep science fiction scenarios rather than the life that we start to live it.In addition, there are many industries that are reluctant to link, “especially because they are comfortable with their position because, often, such practices are against the rules generally respected,” admits Wibergh.Although he gives an example of concrete as possible.
A doctor friend customary for following the pattern of patients receiving via e-mail with a survey of 4-5 questions.Depending on the answers determine whether the need for patients to come or not to a new appointment.But this happens in Sweden, a country that wants to reduce traffic, carbon emissions, wants to recycle everything and do not build highways green areas of the capital.In the U.S., the same behavior from a doctor is not seen with good eyes, “because the policy of profitability of hospitals means that patients spend a longer time in medical facilities, “Ericsson representative justified.He argues that new technologies are not meant to replace all the old systems, but to provide alternatives.20 years ago, “to see my relatives in the U.S. had to fly by plane now we can meet on skype “.
Company they work for think that the applications they develop and projects for the armed of researchers are not only solutions will be extremely useful.But unavoidable.Cities currently hosting more than half the world’s population, still half of global gross domestic product is generated by the largest 600 cities worldwide.Over-all, it is estimated that by 2030 nearly two thirds of the planet will live in urban areas. “Whichever way and the economic situation of each country, increasing urbanization worldwide is inevitable”, according to a study by the World habitat.According to the population in urban areas increase each month by five million people.