State of technology in 2047 | Future Forecast

Read 10 technology predictions for 2047, 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 2047
In 2047, a number of technology breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Between 2045 and 2048, China completes the construction of a massive, gigawatt-level, space-based solar farm orbiting 22,000 miles above the Earth that beams down energy to a land-based receiver in China. The orbital platform will also act as a second space station for China. Likelihood: 40% 1
  • Information and skills can be downloaded into the mind instantly (Matrix-style) 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 24,386,667 1
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