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CNET News Video: Smartphones poised to make greater leap in next five years
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CNET News Video: Smartphones poised to make greater leap in next five years

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The iPhone 5 demonstrates the significant evolution of smartphones since Apple introduced the disruptive device in 2007. CNET's Sumi Das talks to Mike Liebhold at the Institute for the Future to find out how smartphones will change our lives yet again.

Before Apple first introduced the iPhone 5 years ago is a revolutionary. We use cell phones to make calls and little else know how they inform navigate and entertain us. But what. We do in another five years might -- hold at the Institute for the Future shared his thoughts on the features Smartphones are likely to offer in 2017. Augmented reality will become the main way we browse the web. The technology exists now point your phone at an object and information appears. In the few picture though will use glasses. Like once Google has developed. But sometime after 20/20 we're gonna begin to see the introduction of contact lenses the communicate and well over you know radio frequencies to your phone in the display information superimposed on the world in the glasses themselves. Similarly -- slash an application developed at MIT can help us dive deeper into an article. -- hold has also seen hints at how Smartphones will keep us healthy and fit. I saw it continuous blood pressure monitor that was -- way for that could fit on. The -- wrist watch our I've seen are applications that use the camera to do detection of your physical state from your skin color. Are they can also. Measure your pulse -- your blood pressure simply through visual processing. Phone devices will help provide medical care where it's lacking. I mean that -- attaches to a phone transforming it into eye examination equipment voice recognition will be far more accurate so optical character recognition. That'll pave the wait for powerful translation tools. One is you can hold your camera up to a label. And have the label automatically translate for you can in whatever -- languages. Or all you be able to hold the phone up and have the -- explain something to you can see the text or write down the street that's not all Smartphones will recognize gestures will be interpreted to you'll be able to move the cursor. By moving your hand you might be able to double click on something you might be able to open. Folder technology that watches our every move and hangs on -- every word -- -- but in five years we may wonder how we ever lived without it. It's -- Cisco I'm -- does cnet.com for CBS news.

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