The very-near future is looking pretty high-tech, as Chilliwack visitors will see, inside the Future Home, powered by Telus PureFibre, parked in the Cottonwood Mall parking lot July 29-Aug. 5. (Submitted)

Explore the technology of tomorrow in Chilliwack inside a travelling smart home

Future Home is technological innovation on wheels coming to Chilliwack this week

It’s a travelling smart home designed to showcase technological innovation.

The Future Home, powered by Telus PureFibre, will be on display for visitors to explore in the Cottonwood Mall parking lot Saturday, July 29, to Saturday, Aug. 5.

“Get a glimpse of tomorrow” inside the custom-designed future home, according to Telus officials.

Check out some of the features:

• Biometric security systems using facial recognition

• A smart EcoHub to help lower energy consumption

• An intelligent kitchen with meal-planning fridge, a smart stove with cooking instructions and a calorie-counting countertop

• Sensors and cameras to permit remote monitoring activity via smartphones

Visitors can take a tour inside the home, starting the journey with the “amazing face-scanning front door” and exploring the rest of the high-tech home’s interactive elements.

The home will be parked at the Cottonwood Mall parking lot July 29-Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday), 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sunday), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday to Wednesday) and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Thursday and Friday).

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