Picture this: Your robot housekeeper is hard at work doing the dusting while you zip to town in a flying taxi to grab a juicy algae burger.
Next, you do a spot of clothes shopping – and there’s no worrying about sizes because a digital body scanner will ensure every item is made to fit you perfectly.
Before heading home you stop off at a travel agent to book a holiday – not before trying out the destination with an immersive virtual reality headset.
Their most popular prediction, according to a follow-up survey of 2,000 Britons, was the presence of robo-housekeepers and robo-gardeners to take on tedious chores
Sound improbable? Not according to experts on the technologies of the future.
A panel of analysts believes all these inventions will be revolutionising the lives of Britons by 2036.
Among their predictions are skin implants to monitor health and holographic teachers.
Smart toilets will analyse waste for signs of disease, they say, and burger bars will be serving us protein-rich insect and algae snacks.
The panel believes by 2036 you’ll be able to try out holiday destinations with an immersive virtual reality headset
The panel, which includes futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, made the predictions for the NatWest Future Businesses Report.
Dr Pearson said: ‘What was clear to all of us was how a greater interaction with technology is going to revolutionise businesses and transform almost all industries.’
Their most popular prediction, according to a follow-up survey of 2,000 Britons, was the presence of robo-housekeepers and robo-gardeners to take on tedious chores.