It was a different technological world when Star Trek first hit the airwaves. There were no personal computers, smartphones were only something you find in science fiction stories, and man had not even ventured to the moon. Yet the show was able to paint a future where technology worked with everyday life to the better of mankind.
But that snapshot view, rooted in science fiction, is becoming closer to reality with each year. In many ways the smartphone has become both communicator and tricorder, of sorts. And it is only getting better with each advance. So, let’s take a look at the infographic, which examines how Star Trek really is just around the corner (except for the starships – that will still take a while…).