CES 2016 Smart Home Show Live

Mike podcasts live on Thursday from show floor of CES 2016.

His guests include:
-Richard Gunther, Host of Home:On podcast
-Steve Svajian, CEO of Anova Culinary
-Phillip Raub, CMO of B8ta
-Peter Taylor, Head of Product, Belkin WEMO

Thanks to Anova for letting us sit and take over the booth for an hour!

Technology.FM Fireside: A Very Smart Home Holiday

Welcome to a very Smart Home Christmas special. This is a podcast with folks from three podcasts: HomeTech.FM, Home: On and the Smart Home Show, all part of the Technology.FM podcast collective.

In this podcast we talk about what thought about the smart home in 2015, including our favorite stories, the biggest trends and what we see happening in 2016.

You can find all of these podcasts at www.technology.fm or at their individual sites:


Happy Holidays everyone!

Music Credit: Anthony Fish - Anthony-fish-19758902 – Merry-christmas-everyone-pop-punk-cover

Talking Future of Smart Home Retail With b8ta's Phillip Raub

On the previous episode Mike talked about b8ta. On this episode, he talks TO b8ta. That's right, he goes directly to the source to have a conversation with Phillip Raub, cofounder of the new IoT retail store.

If you're a startup looking to sell your product at retail, a big company with an IoT product or a retailer trying to figure out how to sell IoT products, this is a must listen.

Check out b8ta at www.b8ta.com

Listen to more Smart Home Shows at www.thesmarthomeshow.com

Talk with Mike on Twitter at www.twitter.com/michaelwolf

Smart Home Show Live

This is a recording of the Smart Home Show Live, which was recorded on November 19th at the Target Open House smart home concept store in San Francisco.

Interviews on this show include:

• Jason Johnson - Founder & CEO, August
• Michael Papish - Director, Platform Strategy, Sonos
• Peter Taylor - VP Products, Belkin
• James Blackwell - CTO, Roost Labs
• Greg Kahn - Head of Membership and Partnerships, IoT Consortium
• Bill Mitchell - Founder & CEO, PicoBrew

Stacey Higginbotham from the IoT podcast also participated and interviewed alongside Mike.

For more info on IoT Consortium, go to: iofthings.org/
For the IoT podcast, go to: iotpodcast.com/

To listen to the Smart Home Show, go to www.thesmarthomeshow.com

HomeKit, CEDIA and Smart Kitchens!

On this episode, we have a two-parter as Mike catches up with Richard Gunther before he flies to Seattle for the Smart Kitchen Summit.

On the second half of the show, Control4 CEO Martin Plaehn talks about what Control4 had to show at CEDIA.

Check out the livestream of the Smart Kitchen Summit at www.smartkitchensummit.com/video on Thursday November 5th to see Mike, Richard and Internet of Things podcast host Stacey Higginbotham!


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August CEO Jason Johnson Talks About Their New Products

I caught up with Jason Johnson to hear about their new lock products, which include:

-a new HomeKit smart lock
-video doorbell
-a key pad add-on
-a new service platform for home service providers like dog walkers and deliverymen to get one-time access through the August smart lock.


Apple Gets Artificially Intelligent

This week's guest is Al Baker, CEO of Reemo, a company building technology to allow wearables and smart home gear to help elderly people live more comfortable lives.

We tackle a few smart home news items:
-Logitech's new Z-Wave and Zigbee Adapter
-Savant's DIY smart home play
-Apple's AI imaging tech and how it could be used in the smarthome
-Comcast's smart home offering
-K4Connect's funding

Get more Smart Home Shows at www.thesmarthomeshow.com

Amazon Ups Ante In Connected Home Cold War

Mike visits with Korner CEO Steve Hollis to talk about the recent moves by Amazon to drop Apple TV from Amazon.com (and what it means for the connected home), their new Dash partners and the Nest Weave announcement. We also get an update on Korner.

Find out about Korner at www.kornersafe.com

Check out our new Smart Kitchen Show: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/smart…d1037600142?mt=2

Thanks to our sponsor, Jarden Consumer Solutions, makers of the WeMo powered crockpot and Mr. Coffee. More at www.jardencs.com

It's Smart Lock Madness!

We got a two-for-one smart lock special today as we visit with the CEOs of LockState and Westinghouse Security to talk smart locks.

We talk to Nolan Mondrow of Lockstate about their residential Wi-Fi smart lock, the Airbnb market for smart locks and entering the enterprise market. You can find out more about Lockstate at www.lockstate.com

In the second half, we visit with Kevin Henderson, CEO of Westinghouse Security, which is crowdfunding a combo smartlock and video doorbell call the Nucli.

You can find the Nucli on Indiegogo at www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-wes…mart-lock#/story

Subscribe to the Smart Home Show at www.thesmarthomeshow.com

A Smart Home Hubtacular

Google announced a new home router this week called the OnHub, and it looks an awful lot like a smart home hub.

We also discuss the SmartThings v2 Hub and Revolv's end of support.

In the second half of the show we talk to Securifi CEO Ram Malasani , maker of the Almond Plus router/smart home hub device to get an update as well as his opinion on the Google news.

Find more about Securifi at www.securifi.com

Check out our event at www.smartkitchensummit.com

Find more Smart Home Shows at www.thesmarthomeshow.com


This week Mike talks HomeKit, IKEA, smart home security holes and smart home retail with Richard Gunther of Home: On.

The title reads Smart Home Show in Swedish (or at least we think)and is the likely name of any future IKEA furniture named after this podcast. Translation courtesy of the IKEA Swedish Furniture name translator: www.easyflatpax.com/name-generator/

For more Smart Home Shows, go to www.thesmarthomeshow.com

IF you are interested in the future of the connected kitchen, please visit www.smartkitchensummit.com

Nest Learns The Alphabet

In this episode, Mike talks about:
-Google becomes Alphabet, what does that mean for Nest?
-Ben Kaufman is out at Quirky, what does it mean for Wink?
-The Amazon Dash button is available to all
-The new Lowe's Iris hub is coming and Mike has a few suggestions...

In the second half of the show, Mike talks to smart home designer and consultant Sam Buckby about his new book, Home with a Heartbeat.

You can find more Smart Home Shows at www.thesmarthomeshow.com

Follow Mike on Twitter at www.twitter.com/michaelwolf

Check out Mike's conference on the future of the connected kitchen at www.smartkitchensummit.com