Star-Trek 'Gadgets'

We're probably all familiar with the flip-open phones that look like Star-Trek communicators (original series), & the 'tablet's that looked like iPads in 'The Next Generation'

Now, it seems that the Universal Translator is on the way too, I keep getting this appearing on YouTube, prior to clips
Granted it's not an instantaneous translation, but that's not going to take long surely?


https://techgadgetstrends.com/translator/en/induk.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6p-3o52v4wIVBOMbCh384grJEAEYASAAEgIMZ_D_BwE


At random;

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr64bMpBJn8



And, there was a competition in the States (onging?) to develop/produce a working prototype of a Medical Tricorder

https://tricorder.xprize.org/prizes/tricorder
 

MichaelW2

Veteran
We were promised doors that go "whoosh" and free unlimited power supply.
 
We were promised doors that go "whoosh" and free unlimited power supply.
Quantum physics did promise that, supposedly?
In his excellent book 'The Hunt For Zero Point', Nick Cook writes that he was told by an interviewee, that enough (quantum) energy exists in a cup of coffee to destroy the Earth. or conversely not enough to boil the water to make
Decisions, decisions...…………….


I wouldn't be surprised if most gadgets in Star Trek become reality.
Wasn't it postulated that, if transportation was viable, that the information required to reassemble a human, would take a stack of CD-ROMs, over a mile high
Probably, just one of those "We Haven't Got A Clue!!" quotes

Holo-suites = VR headsets???

And;
It did set in motion some very big sociological changes, such as Nichell Nicols & her influences, to the youth of America, with some very influential fans....
First paragraph, & the quote
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nichelle_Nichols#Star_Trek

And also, got others into acting (4th paragraph)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopi_Goldberg#Background_and_early_life
 

NorthernDave

Never used Über Member
Quantum physics did promise that, supposedly?
In his excellent book 'The Hunt For Zero Point', Nick Cook writes that he was told by an interviewee, that enough (quantum) energy exists in a cup of coffee to destroy the Earth. or conversely not enough to boil the water to make
Decisions, decisions...…………….



Wasn't it postulated that, if transportation was viable, that the information required to reassemble a human, would take a stack of CD-ROMs, over a mile high
Probably, just one of those "We Haven't Got A Clue!!" quotes

Holo-suites = VR headsets???

And;
It did set in motion some very big sociological changes, such as Nichell Nicols & her influences, to the youth of America, with some very influential fans....
First paragraph, & the quote
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nichelle_Nichols#Star_Trek

And also, got others into acting (4th paragraph)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopi_Goldberg#Background_and_early_life
What is a "CD-ROM"?

:whistle:
 
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