Super Cool James Bond Gadgets That Actually Exist
There have been 24 Bond movies over the last 52 years; full of lethal, futuristic, handy and even funny gadgets. Most are too fantastic to actually exist, but some have transcended from the movie screen to become a gadgets of the real world.
Here is a list of our favorite James Bond gadgets that actually exist.
1. Homing beacon, Goldfinger(1964)
Tracking devices are a spy-world staple, now available to anyone, regardless of security clearance.
2. Jetpack, Thunderball(1965)
In the 1965 movie Thunderball, James Bond uses Q’s Jetpack to escape from two gunmen after killing Jacques Bouvar. Jetpack’s exist today thanks to NASA .
3. Ring Camera, A View to Kill (1985)
Spying and especially cameras have the talk everywhere around. The small spy ones that fit into bracelets, lockets, chains and rings have now came into existence.
4. Profile Touchscreen, Casino Royale (2006)
At MI6 headquarters, Bond’s employers use a Profile Touchscreen Device in order to get information about possible suspects. There’s no magic in this digital table&mdash, it’s basically the Microsoft-Samsung PixelSense.
5. Polarizing Sunglasses, A View to a Kill (1985)
With these special circular polarized sunglasses, Bond could see through tinted windows. Big deal: Today we not only have glasses with polarized lenses, but intergrated headphones and even a music player.
6. Submarine Car, The Spy who loved me (1977)
Rinspeed, a Swiss car maker, has recently revealed a brand new design for the submersible car. What makes this particularly intriguing is that the makers of Bond came up with this idea over 35 years ago. But it has taken this long and some of the brightest minds in the business to turn their dream into a reality.