This week's podcast features Cameron Robertson, CEO of smart lock maker Lockitron.
Mike and Cameron catch up on the smart home news, including:
-Amazon Echo becoming available for all
-Astro's smart lighting for apartment dwellers
-Roost's smart Wi-Fi battery for smoke alarms
-Freshhub's kitchen commerce technology integration with NCR
-Hoover Europe's Wi-Fi appliance range
Mike also shares a few thoughts on Alexa's unbundling from the Amazon Echo and the Alexa $100 million development fund. Cameron and Mike also talk about the smart home startup landscape and whether there is a shakeout, and Cameron lends some great context given all the battles he's fought with Lockitron.
Alexa also interrupts Mike's podcast intro (see podcast pic for the weird ToDo list that resulted from that)
You can find out more about Lockitron at www.lockitron.com
The sponsor for today's show is Soundwall, a company that is making connected art that CEO Aaron Cohen describes as Sonos meets Instagram. You can find out more about Soundwall at www.soundwall.com
Listen to and subscribe to more Smart Home Shows at www.thesmarthomeshow.com
Check out our first event called the Smart Kitchen Summit, a conference about the future of the connected kitchen: www.smartkitchensummit.com