Technology is ever evolving and new trends constantly come and go. This year was a great year in technological advancement, and many of them are going dominate the cycle for 2017. Forbes contributor Jayson DeMers rounded up the seven technologies that will be everywhere next year.

First up, smart-home technology. While it's a vague category, and we could say that smart home tech has been around for years now, 2017 will be a big year now that Amazon, Google, and soon Apple, will all have sophisticated devices on the market that make the smart home more achievable for the average consumer.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are both trends that are set to overtake the building industry in the coming year. Many companies are already using virtual reality as a way to walk buyers through their digital homes, and some are applying augmented reality to their job-site technology.

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