Grading Future Technologies
Have long-hyped technologies of the future finally arrived?
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January 20, 2010 by Julie Jacobson

I’ve been doing this for 15 years.

And for all of those years uninspired marketers have touted their products as “the future … today.”

When it comes to consumer electronics, when are we in the future?

By some parameters, I’d say we’re there.

By others, not so much.

Here we rate the technologies and their “future factor,” including 3D TV, digital content, voice control, gesture control and more.

The maximum rating is 5, while the lowest rating is 0.

Click here for Grading Future Technologies.

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Julie Jacobson - Editor-at-large, CE Pro
Julie Jacobson is co-founder of EH Publishing and currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro, mostly in the areas of home automation, networked A/V and the business of home systems integration. She majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life. Julie is a washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player with the scars to prove it. Follow her on Twitter @juliejacobson.

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