The 560-square-foot Future Home, which is built to simulate a small condo, includes demos of the following smart home technologies:
- Security systems using facial recognition
- Smart cooktops that guide the user through a new recipe with a step-by-step demonstration, then calculate the nutritional value of the meal
- A connected home office with an interactive touch table and HD video conferencing
- Connected thermostats and lighting that can be controlled via smartphone or tablet
- Home entertainment including UltraHD and multiscreen streaming
TELUS is investing $1 billion in Edmonton to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses directly to the company's fiber-optic network over the next six years.
The Future Home will be located at the TELUS World of Science in Edmonton from Oct. 2 to 15. Tours will be open to the public daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.