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63 Futuristic Innovations

— February 5, 2009 — Art & Design
Humans have an uncontrollable urge to think about the future; we plan, dream, set goals, and most importantly, imagine. The following futuristic innovations are designs of tomorrow; they're the visions created by artists, designers, engineers and the innovative. Although not all (or any) may ever come into being, these are still the first steps toward building a better tomorrow.

The cluster below includes futuristic innovation seen in drawings, design concepts and prototypes, as well as predictions for the future.

The future looks fun, doesn't it?
6.1
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
63
Calorie-Counting Cell Phones
Calorie-Counting Cell Phones
Barclaycard Health Tech of the Future
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62
Motion-Sensitive Gaming of the Future
Motion-Sensitive Gaming of the Future
Sixense TrueMotion 3D
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61
Copier That Translates
Copier That Translates
Fuji Xerox Prototype
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60
Robot Psychologist
Robot Psychologist
MindMentor The Future Of Mental Healthcare
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59
Space Weddings
Space Weddings
Virgin Galactic Ceremonies
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58
Phones of the Future
Phones of the Future
The Concept Tancher Transformer Phone
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57
Driverless Cars
Driverless Cars
Researchers Have Working Prototype
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56
$35 Movie Tickets
$35 Movie Tickets
Cinemas of the Future
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55
Media Parks of the Future
Media Parks of the Future
Twofour54 Abu Dhabi
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54
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
James Webb Space Telescope
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53
Space Tourism
Space Tourism
Virgin Galactic
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52
Dining in 2015
Dining in 2015
It's All About Fingers
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51
Fossilized Fake Eyelashes
Fossilized Fake Eyelashes
‘Relics' Amber Exhibit Predicts Future Findings
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50
Voting Booths of the Future
Voting Booths of the Future
How Do You Want to Vote for Obama or McCain?
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49
Cell Phones Of The Future
Cell Phones Of The Future
A Forbes Analysis
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48
Resource-Based Economies of the Future
Resource-Based Economies of the Future
The Venus Project
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47
In 2021 You'll Enjoy Total Recall
In 2021 You'll Enjoy Total Recall
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46
Fuel Cell Vehicles of the Future
Fuel Cell Vehicles of the Future
The Revolute
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45
Sun Goggles
Sun Goggles
Eyewear Of The Future
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44
Researching Future Trends
Researching Future Trends
Global Trends 2025
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43
Floating Airports
Floating Airports
Holland Concept Features Rotating Runways
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42
OLED Scroll Gaming
OLED Scroll Gaming
Playstation Portable 2 Concept
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41
Futuristic Eco Faucets
Futuristic Eco Faucets
The Guru Tap
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40
Iconic Transit Hubs of the Future
Iconic Transit Hubs of the Future
World Trade Center Transportation Hub
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39
Creating Music by Finger Tapping
Creating Music by Finger Tapping
Petr Hampl's Futuristic Concept
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38
Prototype Billboards Identifies your Gender
Prototype Billboards Identifies your Gender
From Microsoft Ad Labs
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37
Hot Gizmos of the Future
Hot Gizmos of the Future
The Apple iThink Concept
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36
Text Message Wrist Bands
Text Message Wrist Bands
The Wristlet Concept
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35
Futuristic Shopping Experiences
Futuristic Shopping Experiences
Touchscreen Cash Registers Make Upselling a Breeze
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34
Plastic Recyclable Bikes
Plastic Recyclable Bikes
Matt Clark's IV 1 Prototype
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33
Bug-Inspired Cars of the Future
Bug-Inspired Cars of the Future
The Insecta
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32
Futuristic Spanish Architecture
Futuristic Spanish Architecture
Zaha Hadid's Campus de la Justicia
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31
Credit Card of the Future: Finger Print Activated + Real Time Financial Info
Credit Card of the Future: Finger Print Activated + Real Time Financial Info
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30
Anti-Jet Lag Sleep Suites
Anti-Jet Lag Sleep Suites
The Future Hotel Showcase Room
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29
Moving Kitchens
Moving Kitchens
Futuristic Small Space Function
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28
Futuristic Energy Plants
Futuristic Energy Plants
Green Power Generators
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27
Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Sledge Wins C-Design Contest
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26
Futuristic Eco Cities
Futuristic Eco Cities
Foster + Partners Plans in Rimini, Italy
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25
Intelligent Pills
Intelligent Pills
The $1000 Philips iPill Is the Future of Ingestible Target Treatment
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24
Typewriter-Inspired PCs
Typewriter-Inspired PCs
IBM Laptop Concept
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23
Disposable Watch Phones
Disposable Watch Phones
Wrap-Around Mobile Concept for Fuss-Free Calling
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22
Butterfly-Inspired Cars
Butterfly-Inspired Cars
The Nissan Teana Birdwing Concept
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21
Hot Plates of the Future
Hot Plates of the Future
Electrolux Cooking Tiles
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20
Future Racing
Future Racing
2025 Mercedes Formula Zero Sail Car at LA Design Challenge
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19
Computers of the Future
Computers of the Future
The Curved iMac
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18
Coffee Makers of the Future
Coffee Makers of the Future
Nespresso Design Contest Winners
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17
Mobile Schools in Semi Trucks
Mobile Schools in Semi Trucks
The Classroom of the Future
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16
Movie Theaters of the Future
Movie Theaters of the Future
The Pusan Cinema Center in Korea
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15
Underground Stadiums
Underground Stadiums
The Wall for 2018 World Cup in Qatar
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14
Self-Powered Tech Homes
Self-Powered Tech Homes
Microsoft Unveils the Futuristic New American Home (UPDATE)
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13
Airplanes in 2093
Airplanes in 2093
Finnair's Futuristic Transportation Forecasting
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12
Retro Gas Stations
Retro Gas Stations
Top Architects Thought They Could See Future
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11
Phones of 2012
Phones of 2012
Express, Share & Feel
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10
Snowmobiles of the Future
Snowmobiles of the Future
The Lotus Ice Vehicle
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9
Watches of 2154
Watches of 2154
Futuristic Designs by Timex & One and Co.
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8
Houses of the Future
Houses of the Future
Concrete House With Grass Roof
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7
Milk Packaging Design Contests
Milk Packaging Design Contests
Future Milk
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6
Future Floating Cities
Future Floating Cities
ResidenSea's The World and Freedom Ship
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5
Illuminated Cars of the Future
Illuminated Cars of the Future
Audi A'KIMONO LS2.0 Design Emerges from Lighting Concept
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4
Animals of the Future
Animals of the Future
Exhibit Showcases Future Climate Change and Evolution
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3
Intelligent Future Homes
Intelligent Future Homes
The Jung Smart House
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2
Designer Concept Bicycles
Designer Concept Bicycles
Bike To The Future
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1
Digitally Aged Celebrities
Digitally Aged Celebrities
Stars in 2040
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