technology predictions for 2028 | Future timeline

Read 13 predictions for 2028, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

technology forecasts for 2028

Forecast
In 2028, a number of technology breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Canada's high skilled workforce and lower dollar will make the Greater Toronto Area the second-biggest tech hub in North America after Silicon Valley by 2026 to 2028. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Smartphones become capable of detecting diseases through brethalyzer screening technology 1
  • Contact lenses with cameras become available for purchase 1
  • Asia becomes the center of air travel 1
  • Hypersonic missiles are in military use 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.65 US dollars 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 11,846,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 176 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 572 exabytes 1

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