State of technology in 2017 | Future Forecast

Read 112 technology predictions for 2017, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in technology that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Technology releases for 2017
In 2017, a number of technology breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • China's fourth generation, 200 megawatt, nuclear reactor becomes operational 1
  • The first UAE nuclear plant is activated 1
  • Samsung releases foldable smartphone 1
  • Robotic chef arms that can cook 2000 different recipes become available for purchase 1
  • First fish are harvested from Oceansphere, an automated fish farm 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 1.7 US dollars 1
  • India's "Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project" is fully built 1
  • California's "California High-Speed Rail" is fully built 1
  • Ethiopia's "The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam" is fully built 1
  • Dubai's "The Falconcity of Wonders" is fully built 1
  • Egypt's "South Valley Development" is fully built 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 4,600,000 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 6.5 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 110 exabytes 1
Technology related predictions due to make an impact in 2017 include:
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