From wearing masks and gloves daily to measuring our body temperature with a forehead thermometer as soon as we get to the office, there are many notable changes that reveal how life has altered since coronavirus struck. Therefore, we expect that other common things will change or disappear too.
“Digital infrastructure is already a part of our lives [and] this digitalization will be more prominent after the pandemic,” notes Defne Apul, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Toledo.
Are you curious enough to find out what the world will look like after the coronavirus pandemic? Read on for more info and stay safe!
1. Elevator buttons
Elevator buttons are often touched by hundreds or thousands of fingers every single day. We could even say that elevator buttons are night clubs for viruses and bacteria (especially when they come with some form of a red light).
“You’ll never see elevator buttons that you have to press again,” says Michael Syracuse, a partner at New York-based architecture firm FXCollaborative. Instead, Syracuse says you will most likely be able to select your floor “using sensors in your phone, your building pass, face recognition, or using your voice.”