The Top 10 real-life Star Trek inventions

The Top 10 real-life Star Trek inventions next

Loading...

#10 Telepresence
Perhaps this technology has existed in some form in the past but Cisco's telepresence package really does offer live shots of people pretty much from anywhere. As my colleague Linda Musthaler noted recently, in the original Star Trek show (as well as all its derivatives) officers on the starship Enterprise are able to conjure a live image of a person on a huge screen and talk to that person in real-time. Though unconceivable in 1966, that kind of technology is on the market today. And it may soon come to your house.

Next 1/11

Comments on this image

There are currently no comments for this image.

Post new comment

Users posting comments agree to the Good Gear Guide comments policy.

Login or register to link comments to your user profile, or you may also post a comment without being logged in.

Close

The Top 10 real-life Star Trek inventions

11 images
Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?