At this point in time, technology has advanced quite a bit. Travel uses jump gates controlled by the each corporation in each sector. Of course service fees apply to each usage. The internet has evolved into virtual reality network. This allows every user full freedom of expression reflected by each individuals residuals self image. The net is always present even in remote frontier lands. It’s essential for all communications.
Robots are used for unskilled repetitive labor, and for heavy or dangerous environment exo-suits or mechs are used. At times mechs are used by offensive and defensive forces. Ranged weaponry spans older projectile to energy weapons. There even rumors of gravity weapons being developed.
Cybernetics replace missing limbs and enhance the human body. With scientist ever pushing the envelop toward the merging of machine and flesh, the DGHR is constantly bombarded with human rights concerns. Never the less, it’s a matter of before AI is created.