Those are just a few of 007's gadgets that have already made their way from pulp novels into common usage. While this collection should encourage a bit more reflection and appreciation of the amount of technology held at our fingertips, it should also elicit excitement over what's to come next.
Skyfall trailers demonstrated the use of palm print recognition in Bond's pistol: technology that law enforcement officials continue to pursue. After all, the inventors of the world can't get all of their inspirations from Star Trek, can they?
Skyfall is now in theaters.
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