Every year since 2006, IBM has released their "Next 5 in 5 Forcast." Essentially this is a list of the 5 technological innovations that IBM expect to become reality.

The Next 5 in 5 is based on market and societal trends expected to transform our lives, as well as emerging technologies from IBM's Labs around the world that can make these innovations possible.

In this installment: you will be able to power your home with the energy you create yourself; you will never need a password again; mind reading is no longer science fiction; the digital divide will cease to exist; and junk mail will become priority mail.

Check out the video outlining the potential advances.