10 Ideas Went From Science Fiction To Reality!

Innovative Ideas From Science Fiction Movies To Reality

Many technologies that we once watched as science fiction have now entered our lives. The ideas that are the product of a futuristic imagination have become reality with modern technology. The innovative ideas and predictions put forward by the authors who portray the future have ceased to be imagination. How has science fiction influenced real innovations in science? 10 ideas went from science fiction to reality.

Innovative Ideas From Science Fiction Movies To Reality:


Mobile phones are now one of the communication tools we all use and an indispensable part of modern life. The first mobile phone was invented in 1973, the Motorola DynaTAC. The call time of the phone, which cost thousands of dollars, was 35 minutes at most. According to a rumor, the inventor of the phone, Martin Cooper, got his inspiration from the communication device Captain Kirk used in the Star Trek television series.

2-Bionic Limbs

Luke Skywalker, who lost his hand while fighting with his father in the 1980 film of Star Wars, was using a bionic hand that performed the functions of a normal hand. Like the bionic hand owned by Luke Skywalker, many people today continue their lives with bionic limbs.

3-Digital Billboards

Although billboards are common in urban life, this was previously a method applied with printing techniques. Blade Runner featured giant digital billboards across skyscrapers while presenting a futuristic landscape of Los Angels. Today, digital billboards and small-scale billboards appear everywhere.


Although we are very used to devices that we can control with touch, this is actually almost a new technology. In the 1968 movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” Dr. David Bowman and Dr. Frank Poole were tracking news updates from their flat-screen computers. So 42 years before the iPad entered our lives …

5-Digital Translation

In Star Trek, characters such as Captain Kirk and Spock would encounter aliens speaking different languages. The characters were using a device that translates the aliens’ language. This device, which overcame the language barrier in 1966, inspired the digital translators we all use today.

6-Video Calls

In the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey,” the captain was video-talking to his daughter. They both used webcams and monitor-like devices and could see each other while talking. Today, video chat applications are widely used, but this movie was shot 35 years before Skype came into our lives.

7-Face Transplant

In the movie Face-Off, a face transplant is performed to a criminal for a secret mission. 1997, when the film came out it was seen as far from reality. Until 13 years later, when a face transplant took place in Spain.

8-3D Holograms

The three-dimensional images produced by laser beams, which we saw in the fourth movie of Star Wars, were the first examples of hologram technology used in many places today.

9-Self-Driving Cars

In the world of “Total Recall” set in 2084, the character Quaid runs away from the bad guys and gets into a self-driving car. It’s been 30 years since the movie’s release, and self-driving cars are still a new technology for today’s modern world.

10-Voice Command Technology

In the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”, a computer system communicating with astronauts was used in the spacecraft. Just like Siri, but exactly 43 years before Siri

We gave infos abot 10 ideas went from science fiction to reality. Are there any other innovative ideas that are in science fiction movies and are currently entering our lives?

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İrem Mullaoğlu

İrem Mullaoğlu

Hello, I'm İrem. I am a student at Başkent University, Department of Communication Design. I am interested in literature and digital media. I am creating content in Moblobi with my researcher side who love to learn. Follow my corner.

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