We've all seen magazine covers anticipating Terminator-like vision through a pair of contact lenses, hydraulic body suits that augment the body with superhuman strength, and swarms of nanorobots that can construct anything in the blink of an eye. But this is 2009. While he hate to be pessimists, we're more interested in things we'll be seeing within the next decade than those we'll still reading about in the pages of Popular Science on our deathbeds. With that in mind, here are a few of the most exciting new technologies on the brink of becoming reality that could very well change the world as we know it very shortly. While many exist today in immature form, these are the innovations we think will shape the world as we know it over the coming years.