IBM just released their "Five in Five" predictionsfor 2015, a list they've been compiling since 2006. The company surveys its 3,000 researchers to narrow down the five ideas that seem most likely to gather traction.
The list includes holographic video phone calls, longer-lasting batteries that can breathe air, more energy efficient computers, smarter GPS guiding systems, and people as 'walking sensors'. See video below:
IBM Predicts Holographic Phones, Air-Breathing Batteries In Next 5 Years (VIDEO)