Feature: Gadgets of the future

Innovations are bringing new technology into our lives at an almost frightening pace. Whether we want to control our central heating from our smartphones or check on our home security, appliances that can be controlled remotely are giving us greater choice while also exposing us to new risks.

Post has pulled together a selection of the latest gadgets to hit the tech fairs, which could become mainstream in the future, and asked connoisseurs across the industry what the insurance implications might be.

Topics covered:
• The passenger drone.
• The electric skateboard and its remote.
• Virtual/augmented reality.
• The food scanner.
• The connected fridge.
• The household robot.