BBC Future

News 2050: ‘Digital eye unveiled’

What will be the headlines of the future?

As part of the BBC's What If? season of programmes, we commissioned a week of news reports that take a light-hearted look at the future.

In the fourth instalment, augmented reality contact lenses powered by the human body are unveiled, while cyborgs get legal protection.

Have we got it right? Could these stories feature in the headlines in 2050?

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