Home of the Future
About the Show
A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future
Series 1 Summary
What happens if you ask a normal family to boldly go where no one has gone before - to live in the future? This five-part series transforms a family's home from top to bottom, filling it with futuristic technology and gadgets.
An ordinary family have their home re-engineered as a home of the future. This first episode explores sleep-enabling gadgets and full house automation, and looks at driverless cars.
A family have their home re-engineered as a home of the future. This episode looks at home offices (including 3D printing), and the family MOT testing centre gets a futuristic overhaul.
A family have their house transformed into a home of the future. This episode explores mind-controlled video games, light-up dresses, and how super-fast air-travel will change holidays.
The Pereras experience the food of the future. There's plenty of innovation, from breathable chocolate to see-through toasters, but meat's off the menu, replaced by Japanese 'crap' burgers.
The final episode in the series examines the future of health and fitness, from robot dieticians to health-monitoring mirrors and Japanese breast-enlargement sweets.