State of technology in 2030 | Future Forecast

Read 30 technology predictions for 2030, 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 2030
In 2030, a number of technology breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • The first fully electric commercial airliners go into service for shorter domestic flights inside the US and within Europe between 2029 to 2032. (Likelihood 90%) 1
  • Flying cars hit the road, and the air 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.5 US dollars 1
  • South Africa's "Jasper project" is fully built 1
  • Kenya's "Konza City" is fully built 1
  • Libya's "Great Man-Made River project" is fully built 1
  • Share of global car sales taken by autonomous vehicles equals 20 per cent 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 13,166,667 1
  • (Moore's Law) Calculations per second, per $1,000, equals 10^17 (one human brain) 1
  • Average number of connected devices, per person, is 13 1
  • Global number of Internet connected devices reaches 109,200,000,000 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 234 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 708 exabytes 1
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