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Technologies that seem to never dieTech seems to move in cycles because we keep seeing the same stuff come back again and again.
[MUSIC] These are the top five technologies that never seem to die. At number five, gesture controllers. We've been controlling computers with key boards, and pointing devices for a very long time. But, every now and then we look to use something else, like gestures. We've saw the power glove, Uforce, the Wii and the Kinect in the video game world. these day is seems like the least motion exists to control your PC with just the wave of your hand. but no gesture control system anywhere has truly taken over the world yet. At number four Smart watches, for some reason a watch just can't me a watch. Remember the Casio data bank, what about the Timex data link Smart watches and today's generation of watches including the Samsung Gear S2 and the Apple watch. For some reason we can't let go of the concept of a smart watch. At number three the stylus. Bill Gates touted pen computing in 2002 over a decade ago. Steve Jobs declared the stylus to be unnecessary with the introduction of the iPhone. So what happened? The stylus is still not dead. Check out the Galaxy Note, the Surface Pro, and the iPad Pro with pencil accessory. [NOISE] At number two, virtual reality. Being somewhere you're not is a dream of many of us socially awkward people. Many movies have shown off the glory of VR, but so far- Nothing in reality is ever matched the fiction we've seen on screen. But VR refuses to die even after the Nintendo Virtual Boy gave it a go. And at number one, the technology that refuses to die, 3 D. In the 1950s, 3D movies were introduced and it was a big gimmick to get people in theaters. Wearing red and blue glasses didn't become the future of the medium. For a while, 3D laid dormant except for the few movies that wanted to get more moviegoers in seats. However, in the early 2000s, 3D movies using polarized lenses changed things. And that's how we see a lot of 3D content, now. One day, we You might truly enjoy 3-D without glasses. Tha's why 3-D won't die after over 60 years. I am Ahmed Iyaz for more top five like this visit top5.cnet.com [MUSIC]