These gadgets will help ensure you never need to leave home again.
Samsung HU8500 65" LCD TV
Ultra-high definition 4K TV with curved screen.
The curve helps enhance the viewing angle for those sitting outside the TV's sweet spot.
Features up-scaling technology for improved HD quality.
The Avegant Glyph's Virtual Retinal Display uses one million micro-mirrors in each eye piece to reflect a sharp, vivid image directly onto the back of the eye.
Features flip-down design and noise cancelling headphones.
Mimics the way we naturally see light.
Awox Striimlight Wi-Fi Bulb
Combines the energy saving properties of an LED bulb with a WiFi speaker.
Pair the bulb with a compatible music player to wirelessly stream music from your lamp.
Ovei Multi Media Pod
The Ovei Pod, by designer Lee McCormack, redefines the notion of personal space.
Pods are kitted out with a multimedia computer, variable lighting, climate control and leather seating.
Features 5.1 surround sound system.
Highly sophisticated robotic companion that has been designed to emulate the appearance and the imagined behaviour of a week-old baby Camarasaurus.
The development of Pleo's personality depends upon how it's cared for.
Sensors allow the robot to 'learn' from its environment as it develops from a new born Camarasaurus into an adult.
Paro Therapeutic Robot
Paro is one of the world's most advanced interactive robots, and based upon a baby harp seal.
Designed to extend the benefits of animal therapy to patients in environments such as hospitals and extended care facilities where the presence live animals present difficulties.
By interacting with people, Paro responds as if it is alive. It has been proven to decrease stress and increase socialisation in patients.
Robotic canine that brings all the benefits of owning a puppy - with none of the messy drawbacks.
Has sensors in his chest to detect motion and touch.
His tricks include following it's owner and even urinating on command – virtually, of course.
Vibe Collection Retro Handset
Plugs into smartphones to allow internet surfing and emailing whilst simultaneously holding a phone conversation.
Claims it can cut down exposure to mobile phone radiation by up to 95%.
Available in six colours.
RealFlight RF7 RC Flight Simulator
Allows you to virtually learn how to fly wide selection of model aircraft, from jets to helicopters.
The RealPhysics technology recreates a flying experience with aircraft and environmental factors exactly as they are in real life.
A realistic controller enables the transfer of aerobatic sills from the screen to the sky.
Finlux 55F9076-T 55” Smart 3D LED TV
HD and 3D Smart TV from Finlux.
Ultra-slim design. Also comes with USB Wi-Fi dongle to allow you to connect the set to a wireless home network easily.
Features catch-up functions as well as on-demand services.
Lightweight workout gaming device.
Combines resistive movement, specifically the archer’s bow pull, with smartphone and video gaming.
Makes first person shooting games a more immersive, full-body experience.
Non-motor driven treadmill for climbers.
Speed, angle and hold configuration can be adjusted.
Features counter for distance and time monitoring.
RRP:£1,500 day hire
Oculus Rift DK1
Virtual reality headset that lets users step inside games and virtual worlds.
Uses custom tracking technology to provide ultra-low latency 360° head tracking, allowing you to seamlessly look around a virtual world just as you would in real life.
'Oculus Drift' demo
"Custom demo created by virtual storytellers Masters of Pie.
Masters of Pie work with everything from augmented and virtual reality to Kinect cameras and smartphones to tell stories with technology.
It was created in only three days, and designed to test whether VR could be used to battle stress.
Innovative 'rear type' QWERTY keyboard, split in two and rotated allowing you to touch type on any mobile device.
When a key is struck on the back of the unit, the corresponding key on the front is illuminated to help find other keys using hand-eye coordination.
Gives access to an entire keyboard without compromising space.
Lavolta Laptop Table
Designed to help increase the life and performance of laptops by reducing operating temperatures through improved cooling airflow.
Bed clothes that look just like a business suit.
Silk finish and available in four different colours.
The perfect tool for conducting video calls from the bedroom straight to the boardroom.
Strikeworth 4/1 Games Table
Multi-game table, featuring four games - pool, air hockey, table tennis and basketball.
Designed to flip easily between the pool and air hockey sides and comes with a reversible table top that allows you to play either a fun table tennis game or a 'flip' basketball game.
Games can be 'flipped' in under 30 seconds.
University of Strathclyde Foosbot
Robotic foosball table developed by students at the University of Strathclyde.
Has a sophisticated ball tracking system linked to a series of gears and motors that control the action on the table.
Gaming table which features built-in, hi-spec gaming PC and and everyday PC together inside a metal and glass desk.
The gaming PC features cutting edge processors and graphics cards, all of which are liquid cooled.
One of the fastest computers available on the gaming market.
Vesaro I Evolve Extreme
Vesaro Evolve Extreme Special Edition includes the world’s first 55 Inch triple curved OLED driving display.
The screens, coupled with Vesaro's cutting edge 6 inch motion technology, move the rig realistically to the action on screen.
The 165 inch screen wraps around the seat to give an immersive driving experience.
Living portraits of some of the world’s most exotic butterflies.
Each frame portrays a butterfly with it’s own unique mannerisms and attributes. As the viewer approaches, the butterfly comes to life.
Made possible using LCD and motion-tracking technology. The artwork tracks the position of the viewer to best display the butterfly’s slow motion flight.
Glass cube centrepiece containing a seemingly endless numbers of coloured spheres.
Colours move through the spheres at different speeds, and are choreographed to represent the changing of the seasons.
The effect is made possible through the use of LED lights, a palette of mirrors and four different types of glass housed inside the cube.
Living portrait that depicts the flight of a hummingbird through a constantly changing, evolving environment.
Flight is influenced by the movements of the viewer. They are tracked by a 3D sensor. As the hummingbird flies, the focus also shifts from foreground to background - giving an impression of depth.
The artwork is depicted on a 16:4 LCD canvas, purpose built for this project.
Shimmer pieces appear as a different colour, depending on the angle they're viewed from.
This is made possible using LEDs set in vacuum deposition dichroic glass, sometimes nicknamed 'Chameleon glass'.
Dichroic glass was originally developed by NASA for use in satellite mirrors, but is now common in jewellery and homewares.
Unique DJ controller that enables you to make and mix music simply by moving your hands through four red laser beams.
Multi-platform compatible, and comes pre-loaded with 29 popular recent songs.
Automated cocktail dispensing robot that can be programmed to deliver virtually any drink recipe from the available ingredients.
Uses a pneumatic delivery system and is controlled by an infra-red remote control or via Bluetooth from a smartphone or tablet app.
Mixes drinks in the glass with ice and other fixings added manually to suit the guest's preferences.
Prototype created by Red Web Labs.
The headset measures alpha waves across your brain. As soon as it detects you focusing on the beer, the pint will begin to pour.
According to the maker, it is possible to make one yourself with a wave monitoring headset, a visual display, a wi-fi network, an electronics kit, a solenoid valve, a barrel of beer and 'a little coding magic'.
Compact counter-top device that can chill two beverages at once, from room temperature down to 5° Celsius in 45 seconds.
Can cool cans and bottles of all shapes and sizes, from a 150ml can to a wine bottle.
Motion activated snack dispense that takes the worry out of eating grubby nuts from the bar.
Hold your hand under the dispenser, and a motion sensor activates dispensing a handful of clean treats.
Can be used to dispense everything from nuts, sunflower seeds, unwrapped sweets and more.
Musions' ground-breaking holographic technology was famously used to digitally resurrect the deceased rapper Tupac Shakur at a music festival.
Musion's Eyeliner technology is, in fact, a 21st century twist on an old Victorian theatrical illusion called Pepper's Ghost, modified to allow real-time 'holographic' teleconferencing - allowing users to be in two places at once.
Foil, invisible from the viewing distance, is rigged across the stage. When content is projected on to this, the illusion of a real-time 3D image is created.
Prices correct at time of original broadcast, September 2014