Transmissions through time: the 2017 advent calendar
Day 16

Home automation

Gareth Roberts takes a look at a potential home of the future.

Home appliances today are smarter than ever - you can connect your fridge to the cloud and control your heating from the office. In this clip from the 1988 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The home of the future", Gareth Roberts imagines what such a home might look like – and how it might go wrong.

Gareth Roberts gave the 1988 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The home of the future". This clip is from his fourth lecture "Home, smart home".