Home: On #071 – b8ta Testing, with Phil Raub

We’re visiting the San Francisco bay area to check out some companies that are challenging the status quo in retail for connected technology products. Phil Raub and a few other guests talk about how a little store in Palo Alto is attempting to disrupt and invigorate connected technology sales in the physical retail space.

Home: On #066 – Trying Echo, with Kathi Berry

It's 2016—time to try new things. In this new year, Richard is trying the Amazon Echo to control the devices in his home. Kathi Berry joins us in this episode to discuss the latest issues with Nest, printers that can order their own ink, and Richard's initial thoughts on the Echo.

Home: On #065 – CES 2016

We're in Las Vegas at CES, seeing some of the latest and yet to be released new products for the connected home. Will we see everything come to market? Maybe, maybe not...but that's part of the fun of CES.

Home: On #061 – Smarthome Venting, with Chris Compton

 

Hunter Douglas introduces a battery operated shade system, First Alert releases the first HomeKit compatible smoke detector, and D-Link is trying too hard with an expensive switch that incorporates everything but the kitchen sink. On this news-packed episode, we’re joined by Chris Compton from Smart Home HQ.

Home: On #060 – Kitchen Panels

We invite you to join Richard on stage at the Smart Kitchen Summit with representatives from Amazon, Moen, WeMo, Williams-Sonoma, and Zonoff talking about how they’re bringing the smart kitchen to consumers today and in the future.

Home: On #059 – The Smart Kitchen, with Mike Wolf

Round two of HomeKit-compatible devices starts to roll out, Lowe’s quietly launches the second generation Iris hub, and Mike Wolf discusses why smart kitchen technology is starting to make a big splash in the marketplace.

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Home: On #058 – CEDIA 2015, with Jason Griffing

HomeTech’s Jason Griffing joins Richard at CEDIA 2015 before they canvas the floor to find the latest consumer home technology at this largely Integrator-focused show. Due to the convergence we’re seeing in the market these days, you may be a little surprised at some of the things they find.

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Home: On #056 – Customer Focus, with Matt Swatsky

Quirky declares bankruptcy, Hue adds to its product lineup, and Richard gushes over Serena shades and Pico remotes with guest co-host Matt Swatsky from Lutron. He tried to get a scoop on Lutron’s anticipated HomeKit updates, but we’ll just have to wait to hear more about that. It shouldn’t be too long now.

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