Update – The World in 50 Years

The greatest documentary project ever developed by ZDF presents visions of tomorrow's world that are visually stimulating and meet the highest international standards. Documentary segments filmed all around the globe are interwoven with lavish special effects, 3D animations and staged sequences of cinematic quality. 'Update' is based on the research of the world's most renowned institues including MIT, Max Planck Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Brown University, NASA ... and researchers from Honda, Audi and Siemens.

The series is hosted by noted physicist and futurologist Dr. Michio Kaku of the City University of New York. 'Update' fast-forwards to the mid 21st century to show us which scientific breakthroughs will make their way into our lives. It is a slice-of-life look at the future focusing on the three universes of our lives: the body, the city, the world. Discover what the future has in store for you!

1. The Body
2. The City
3. The World