What does the home of the future look like?
7 August 2013 Last updated at 08:57 BST
The internet of things has definitely become a "thing" itself in recent years. What this means is that more real-life objects - from fridges and TVs to toasters and washing machines - are connected to the internet.
Spencer Kelly discovers what it is like to live in a house that is fully connected and "smart".
The programme was first broadcast on Saturday 27 July 2013.