8. Autonomous vehicles
Linked to artificial intelligence and just as controversial a topic, the driverless car or autonomous vehicle is attracting interest and investment from car manufacturers and tech companies around the world.
Samsung recently made an $8bn investment into driverless cars and the likes of Google is also investing heavily in making this a reality.
The theory is that a combination of sensors and scanning equipment with real-time analytics would make driving safer.
The problem is that people are quite often the cause of accidents, so by removing them from the equation, or at least augmenting their abilities, the number of car accidents will go down and driving will become a lot safer.
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