As we march further into the 21st century, Australian homes are set to become integrated tech hubs packed with oodles of automation. Sensors, high-end CPUs and transmitting devices will all become fixtures in everyday furniture, essentially turning your house into one giant smart device. If you're keen to join the revolution early, there are a swag of relevant products already available from IKEA. Here are some highlights you can get in Australia; from wireless-charging tables to self-watering plant pots.
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Putting on headphones is one way of signalling to colleagues that you don't want to be interrupted, but in workplaces where everyone uses a headset for phone calls, working out who is busy can still be tricky. Jabra's new Evolve range of headsets includes a "Busy Light" so that fellow workers know not to interrupt.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.