The Internet of Things Podcast - Stacey On IoT

By Stacey Higginbotham, tech journalist

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Stacey Higginbotham (formerly Sr. Editor at Fortune) and co-host Kevin Tofel discuss the latest news and analysis of the Internet of Things. Covers Consumer IoT, Industrial IoT and Enterprise IoT. Guests include Vint Cerf, Om Malik, and people from Amazon.com, AT&T, IBM Watson and more.

Episode Date
Episode 169: Alexa gets a hotel gig
52:33
This week in IoT news, Kevin and I talk about AT&T’s plans to launch an NB-IoT network. Then we talk about the pros and cons of Marriott putting Alexa into hotel rooms. We also talk about a new voice assistant for the enterprise, HP Enterprises’ $4 billion investment in IoT, and digital rights management in … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/06/episode-169-alexa-gets-a-hotel-gig/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 169: Alexa gets a hotel gig</span></a>
Jun 21, 2018
Episode 168: How GE’s Current curtailed dreams to meet reality
54:56
This week Kevin and I spend a bit of time on industrial IoT news with Rockwell Automation’s $1 billion investment in PTC and also ARM’s buy of a Stream Technologies. On the consumer side, we debate Wi-Fi subscription plans and Nest’s price drop and Ring’s new security system. We also talk about Thread’s milestone in industrial IoT, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/06/episode-168-how-ges-current-curtailed-dreams-to-meet-reality/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 168: How GE’s Current curtailed dreams to meet reality</span></a>
Jun 14, 2018
Episode 167: Apple’s WWDC news and connected musicians
49:04
Kevin kicks off the show with his thoughts on Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference news, including Siri’s new IFTTT-like abilities. We continue with Alexa finding a home on computers and a discussion of the OVAL sensor that’s hoping to crowdfund a second-generation product. I’m disappointed that Lenovo’s new Google Assistant screen-enabled device won’t ship until … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/06/episode-167-apples-wwdc-news-and-connected-musicians/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 167: Apple’s WWDC news and connected musicians</span></a>
Jun 07, 2018
166: Alexa gets better at business and AI at the edge
51:46
The General Data Protection Regulation took effect last week so we kick off this episode by talking about what it means for IoT devices. We then hit the Z-Wave security news and explain why it isn’t so bad, after which we indulge in some speculation on Amazon’s need to buy a security company. We also … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/05/166-alexa-gets-better-at-business-and-ai-at-the-edge/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">166: Alexa gets better at business and AI at the edge</span></a>
May 31, 2018
Episode 165: How Sears plans to use IoT
49:03
I was at the Parks Connections event that covers the smart home this week, so I share a few thoughts on what’s holding back adoption and how to think about using AI to create a smart home. From there, Kevin talks about the new meeting function offered by Alexa and we add nuance to the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/05/episode-165-how-sears-plans-to-use-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 165: How Sears plans to use IoT</span></a>
May 24, 2018
Episode 164: New Wi-Fi standards and robots
47:50
The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new standard for mesh networks, and Kevin and I are on top of it, discussing what it means, who’s participating, and whether or not it matters. We then tackle Sigfox’s new sensor and network in a box offering before sharing details on a new home hub from Hubitat that … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/05/episode-164-new-wi-fi-standards-and-robots/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 164: New Wi-Fi standards and robots</span></a>
May 17, 2018
Episode 163: Everything IoT from Microsoft Build and Google I/O
46:30
This week was a big one in the tech ecosystem with Microsoft and Google both hosting their big developer conferences. Microsoft’s featured a lot more IoT. Google shared a few updates for its Google Home and, prior to the show, made its Android Things operating system available. In Alexa news, Microsoft showed off its integration … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/05/episode-163-everything-iot-from-microsoft-build-and-google-i-o/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 163: Everything IoT from Microsoft Build and Google I/O</span></a>
May 10, 2018
Episode 162: Smart walls and dumb homes
51:40
This week Kevin and I discuss Amazon’s big security install reveal and how it made us feel. Plus, a smart home executive leaves Amazon and Facebook’s rumored smart speaker makes another appearance. China is taking surveillance even further and Kevin and I share our thoughts on the state of the smart home, and failed projects. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/05/episode-162-smart-walls-and-dumb-homes/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 162: Smart walls and dumb homes</span></a>
May 03, 2018
Episode 161: Amazon’s Alexa Blueprints, home robots and more
48:09
This week’s show finds me in Sweden pondering Alexa Blueprints, the Amazon Echo for kids and Amazon’s smart robot plans. Kevin and I talked about all of that, before showcasing new research for IoT out of Carnegie Mellon, the University of Washington, and Princeton. Two senators proposed a social media data sharing law that appears … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/04/episode-161-amazons-alexa-blueprints-home-robots-and-more/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 161: Amazon’s Alexa Blueprints, home robots and more</span></a>
Apr 26, 2018
Episode 160: A deep dive into Microsoft’s IoT security platform
46:47
This week’s show is all about Microsoft’s new IoT security product, Azure Sphere. Kevin and I start with that, before talking about a new checklist from the Online Trust Alliance explaining how to secure your enterprise IoT gear. We then discuss acquisitions such as Nice buying a 75% stake in home security startup abode, Lutron … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/04/episode-160-a-deep-dive-into-microsofts-iot-security-platform/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 160: A deep dive into Microsoft’s IoT security platform</span></a>
Apr 19, 2018
Episode 159: The Nest doorbell is a great video doorbell
49:13
Microsoft plans to spend $5 billion on the internet of things, and it’s more than the usual shell game that big firms play with these sorts of announcements. We discuss its plans on this week’s podcast. We also talk about Qualcomm’s new vision chips for edge devices, what it means that apps are disappearing from … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/04/episode-159-the-nest-doorbell-is-a-great-video-doorbell/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 159: The Nest doorbell is a great video doorbell</span></a>
Apr 12, 2018
Episode 158: Stacey and Kevin debate robots
51:52
Intel said it would sell its nine-year-old IoT acquisition Wind River to private equity firm TPG this week. We explain why, and offer some context on the deal. Driven by Spotify’s public listing, I suggest how it can improve its service for the IoT, and then Kevin and I debate what we’d like to see … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/04/episode-158-stacey-and-kevin-debate-robots/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 158: Stacey and Kevin debate robots</span></a>
Apr 05, 2018
Episode 157: Why Foxconn is buying Belkin and the future of healthcare
53:33
We discuss two big news issues this week with the first being Foxconn’s offer to buy Belkin for $866 million. The deal would include the Wemo line of smart home devices and the Phyn leak detection joint venture. After that, data, privacy and surveillance rule the show in light of Facebook’s decision to delay its … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/03/episode-157-why-foxconn-is-buying-belkin-and-the-future-of-healthcare/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 157: Why Foxconn is buying Belkin and the future of healthcare</span></a>
Mar 29, 2018
Episode 156: Lennar’s smart home and why it dumped Apple HomeKit
1:04:19
Like the rest of the tech media, Kevin and I kick off the show with a discussion about data collection and privacy in light of the allegations against Cambridge Analytica. It’s a stark reminder on what can be gleaned from your information as well as how much of your data is being gathered without your … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/03/episode-156-lennars-smart-home-and-why-it-dumped-apple-homekit/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 156: Lennar’s smart home and why it dumped Apple HomeKit</span></a>
Mar 22, 2018
Episode 155: New toys, Pi Day and insect-tracking LIDAR
51:14
We have reached the purported end of Broadcom’s bid for Qualcomm, so Kevin and I finally shared our thoughts on the topic. After that we discussed a murder that was solved using evidence from connected devices, Google Routines and Strava’s privacy clean up. We used the SmartThings outage to discuss whether or not we need … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/03/episode-155-new-toys-pi-day-and-insect-tracking-lidar/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 155: New toys, Pi Day and insect-tracking LIDAR</span></a>
Mar 15, 2018
Episode 154: Google and Amazon fight and we are the losers
51:01
The tech titans are feuding again, and this time it means you can no longer buy Google’s Nest gear on Amazon’s online store. Kevin and I dissect the fight and speculate where it could lead. We also hit on funding for Ecobee, Alexa’s creepy laugh, and I ponder buying Delta’s pricey new Alexa-enabled faucet. Kevin … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/03/episode-154-google-and-amazon-fight-and-we-are-the-losers/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 154: Google and Amazon fight and we are the losers</span></a>
Mar 08, 2018
Episode 153: Mobile World Congress news and a deep dive into IOTA
50:33
The big news from this week has been Amazon’s proposed acquisition of Ring for $1 billion or more. Kevin and I explain the deal and share our concerns before turning to the issue of smarter cameras including the recently reviewed Google Clip. From there we discuss news from Mobile World Congress and then dig into … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/03/episode-153-mobile-world-congress-news-and-a-deep-dive-into-iota/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 153: Mobile World Congress news and a deep dive into IOTA</span></a>
Mar 01, 2018
Episode 152: Hot new sensors and Google’s latest deal
54:59
Every week we talk about Alexa, and this week’s story is about Amazon showing Alexa off at the annual Toy Fair in New York City. I went there three years ago to explore tech in toys and didn’t find much. It seems that things haven’t changed much. The Alexa implementations aren’t that exciting. We also … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/02/episode-152-hot-new-sensors-and-googles-latest-deal/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 152: Hot new sensors and Google’s latest deal</span></a>
Feb 22, 2018
Episode 151: Thoughts on Apple’s HomePod and chip news galore
50:59
The big news this week is in machine learning chips. ARM announced a new architecture for machine learning called Trillium, and said it would license an object detection design and one that could handle some basic training at the edge. Amazon, too, is building a chip for its edge devices and machine learning will certainly … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/02/episode-151-thoughts-on-apples-homepod-and-chip-news-galore/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 151: Thoughts on Apple’s HomePod and chip news galore</span></a>
Feb 15, 2018
Episode 150: Mozilla’s IoT Gateway and LoRa Roaming
56:12
There was a lot of smart home related news this week as Mozilla launched IoT gateway software, Apple’s HomePod reviews came out and Nest was folded into Google. Kevin and I discuss all of that, plus Netgear spinning out its Arlo home camera business and offering a 20 percent stake in an IPO, Amazon’s creepy … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/02/episode-150-mozillas-iot-gateway-and-lora-roaming/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 150: Mozilla’s IoT Gateway and LoRa Roaming</span></a>
Feb 08, 2018
Episode 149: Here’s how the GDPR will change IoT
50:06
We kick off the podcast this week with a discussion of the unintended costs of combining user data, namely the story that Strava had unintentionally outed clandestine U.S. military bases around the world with the publication of its user heat map. Kevin Tofel and I then test text delivery from the Amazon Echo and talk about … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/02/episode-149-heres-how-the-gdpr-will-change-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 149: Here’s how the GDPR will change IoT</span></a>
Feb 01, 2018
Episode 148: IoT’s nuclear winter
1:00:54
The Apple HomePod goes on sale this week and Kevin is getting one for the show. We’re not sure if you should yet. We discuss that, and our respective Google Home experiments in this week’s show. We also cover Ring raising money at a big valuation, layoffs in consumer IoT, and trouble at SigFox and … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/01/episode-148-iots-nuclear-winter/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 148: IoT’s nuclear winter</span></a>
Jan 25, 2018
Episode 147: Okay Google, manage my home
49:16
At CES I made the decision to traumatize my family and swap out the Amazon Echo for the Google Home despite Wi-Fi challenges. We kick off this week’s show explaining why, and discussing some new tricks the Home has. From there, we hit the partnership between Maersk and IBM to create a digitized supply chain … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/01/episode-147-okay-google-manage-my-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 147: Okay Google, manage my home</span></a>
Jan 18, 2018
CES 2018 was about more than voice
28:27
CES is full of stories if you know where to look. This year we had to look beyond companies putting Alexa in everything from toilets to toothbrushes. If you did, you could find out all kinds of fascinating things, such as the big opportunities in the enterprise internet of things or what Comcast is doing … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/01/ces-2018-was-about-more-than-voice/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">CES 2018 was about more than voice</span></a>
Jan 16, 2018
Episode 146: ARM’s CEO on Spectre and Meltdown, plus hot CES 2018 takes
41:04
This week. the Internet of Things Podcast crew (Kevin and I) went to CES to discover that the consumer electronics industry was ALL OVER the internet of things. We talked about the big trends and news, such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant starring in everything, the concept of a smart bathroom and Samsung’s really big … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/01/episode-146-arms-ceo-on-spectre-and-meltdown-plus-hot-ces-2018-takes/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 146: ARM’s CEO on Spectre and Meltdown, plus hot CES 2018 takes</span></a>
Jan 11, 2018
Episode 145: The block-less blockchain
51:09
This week Kevin and I talked about the death of an expensive smart lock, Amazon buying a security company, and spent a lot of time wondering what the heck is going on with Google’s IoT cloud platform. We also wondered what the ad strategy for voice UIs will be given the news that Amazon is … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2018/01/episode-145-the-block-less-blockchain/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 145: The block-less blockchain</span></a>
Jan 04, 2018
Episode 144: Our IoT predictions and my family’s thoughts
43:26
Once again it’s time for the holiday episode of the Internet of Things Podcast, where Kevin and I gather weeks ahead of the show’s air date to predict what we think will happen next year. We kick it off with our disappointments from 2017, such as very limited (at best) presence detection in the home … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/12/episode-144-our-iot-predictions-and-my-familys-thoughts/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 144: Our IoT predictions and my family’s thoughts</span></a>
Dec 28, 2017
Episode 143: The IoT dystopia episode
44:42
This week’s episode starts out with a pretty grim perspective, with Kevin Tofel and I discussing what the end of net neutrality means for the internet of things. We then talk about facial recognition technology in the U.S. and in China. We try  to lighten the mood with discussion of the IOTA blockchain for the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/12/episode-143-the-iot-dystopia-episode/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 143: The IoT dystopia episode</span></a>
Dec 21, 2017
Episode 142: Smart sheets, suits and carpets are coming
53:59
We begin this week with another cautionary tale about bricked connected devices. This week it’s an automotive product called Mojio. From there I discuss the things I recently learned about building wireless networks in industrial settings while Kevin talks about how much money connected plants can save. We then get super nerdy on innovations in … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/12/episode-142-smart-sheets-suits-and-carpets-are-coming/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 142: Smart sheets, suits and carpets are coming</span></a>
Dec 14, 2017
Episode 141: Alexa suits up for business
56:33
Last week Amazon made a slew of IoT announcements at its annual user conference, bringing established functions into general availability and surprising us with the launch of Amazon’s Free RTOS after it hired the man responsible for the most popular embedded OS for microcontrollers. It also introduced Alexa for business. Kevin and I share our … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/12/episode-141-alexa-suits-up-for-business/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 141: Alexa suits up for business</span></a>
Dec 07, 2017
Episode 140: How IoT will change war
50:04
This week we kick off the show with a bit about voice such as Google getting better at understanding your commands, the ability to talk to Waze and notifications coming to the Amazon Echo. We also touch on China’s plans to create standards for the smart home, including a preference for NB-IoT over Wi-Fi. Weather … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/11/episode-140-how-iot-will-change-war/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 140: How IoT will change war</span></a>
Nov 30, 2017
Episode 139: The 2017 IoT Podcast Gift Guide!
39:50
You guys, this week’s podcast is all about the toys. Specifically toys for your kids, your dog and your loved ones. In the last year Kevin and I have tried many devices and have compiled our experiences into a gift guide for the connected life. You’ll find both our favorites like the June oven and … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/11/episode-139-the-2017-iot-podcast-gift-guide/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 139: The 2017 IoT Podcast Gift Guide!</span></a>
Nov 22, 2017
Episode 138: Wink’s security system review and Las Vegas is a smart city
53:12
There was a lot of small news this week including updates to the Google Home/Assistant ecosystem that Kevin and I discuss on this week’s podcast. I share my feelings on the Google Mini and then we segue into a conversation about Google’s new AI framework for embedded devices that launched this week. We also discuss … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/11/episode-138-winks-security-system-review-and-las-vegas-is-a-smart-city/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 138: Wink’s security system review and Las Vegas is a smart city</span></a>
Nov 16, 2017
Episode 137: Is Nest breaking Thread?
47:01
This week’s show has flying cars and lawsuits. What more can anyone really ask for? Kevin and I kick off the show discussing Waymo’s autonomous minivans, Uber’s plan for helicars, and the injunction that ADT won against Ring. There are plenty of other bits of security news that span the smart home all the way … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/11/episode-137-is-nest-breaking-thread/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 137: Is Nest breaking Thread?</span></a>
Nov 09, 2017
Episode 136: Sony’s Aibo is back and Chamberlain’s CEO explains its moves
51:11
The best news of the week is that Sony is bringing back the Aibo robotic puppy. The bad news is that it will costs a pretty penny. Kevin Tofel and I discuss the pup, San Diego’s smart city efforts, the Apple HomePod, and funding for Ayla’s IoT platform as a service. I emailed companies to … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/11/episode-136-sonys-aibo-is-back-and-chamberlains-ceo-explains-its-moves/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 136: Sony’s Aibo is back and Chamberlain’s CEO explains its moves</span></a>
Nov 02, 2017
Episode 135: Amazon wants your key and Vodafone wants your sensor data
51:20
The home security train just keeps on rolling in the smart home with Amazon offering a connected camera and door lock combo to enfold Prime Members even more deeply into the ecosystem and Wink launching a new security package for its members. Also on the home front Kevin Tofel and I discuss the new lighting … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/10/episode-135-amazon-wants-your-key-and-vodafone-wants-your-sensor-data/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 135: Amazon wants your key and Vodafone wants your sensor data</span></a>
Oct 26, 2017
Episode 134: KRACKed security and a river of sensors
50:52
This week began with a bang as researchers disclosed a vulnerability in the Wi-Fi protocol that could cause problems for smart device owners. The details of the KRACK vulnerability can be found here, and a list of connected devices affected here. After that, we discuss Bluetooth issues and the trouble with most trackers. Kevin reviews … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/10/episode-134-kracked-security-and-a-river-of-sensors/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 134: KRACKed security and a river of sensors</span></a>
Oct 19, 2017
Episode 133: August’s new doorbell and Vitamix blends with Bluetooth
43:41
Both Dell and Salesforce made big announcements about their internet of things plans this week, so Kevin and I try to break that down for people. We then discussed Amazon trying to deliver things to the trunk of your car, Google Home going too far in recording conversations and updates to hardware for autonomous cars. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/10/episode-133-augusts-new-doorbell-and-vitamix-blends-with-bluetooth/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 133: August’s new doorbell and Vitamix blends with Bluetooth</span></a>
Oct 12, 2017
Episode 132: Ring’s new security system and scaling sensors
51:03
This show is awesome, but we don’t discuss the Google or Sonos news, because it happened after we recorded. I just want to let y’all know going in. Instead we cover Ring’s new security system, ADT’s pair up with SmartThings and why home security is so hot right now. We also talk about a new … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/10/episode-132-rings-new-security-system-and-scaling-sensors/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 132: Ring’s new security system and scaling sensors</span></a>
Oct 05, 2017
Episode 131: Amazon’s new gear and Nest’s Matt Rogers
48:17
This week’s show features a quick rundown of Amazon’s new devices. It also has a lot of exciting news on the wearable front. Kevin Tofel reviews his Apple Watch with LTE and we also discuss a new program from the Food and Drug Administration that will allow nine companies to get pre-certifications for their devices. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/09/episode-131-amazons-new-gear-and-nests-matt-rogers/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 131: Amazon’s new gear and Nest’s Matt Rogers</span></a>
Sep 28, 2017
Episode 130: Nest’s a security company now and Hitachi’s new industrial IoT explained
45:23
Wow. This week saw some big news from Nest as it announced a new security system plus other devices. August also updated its line of locks and promised a better doorbell. Meanwhile, rumors of an Amazon Alexa security system or even glasses emerged. And Google leaked some news. We also talked about smart grid M&A … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/09/episode-130-nests-a-security-company-now-and-hitachis-new-industrial-iot-explained/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 130: Nest’s a security company now and Hitachi’s new industrial IoT explained</span></a>
Sep 21, 2017
Episode 129: Apple’s missing IoT news and adding blockchain to the energy grid
53:12
This week’s Apple announcement didn’t offer much for the IoT fans in the audience, although Kevin is deciding if he want’s the LTE-capable Apple Watch. We also talk about a big Bluetooth security vulnerability and Chamberlain’s decision to charge customers who want to create IFTTT integrations. We cover some news about EdgeX Foundry, a new … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/09/episode-129-apples-missing-iot-news-and-adding-blockchain-to-the-energy-grid/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 129: Apple’s missing IoT news and adding blockchain to the energy grid</span></a>
Sep 14, 2017
Everything you need to know from CEDIA
26:49
Grab your headset for a special bonus edition of the Internet of Things Podcast from the CEDIA show floor in San Diego. Last week I attended the show, which is aimed at the professional AV installer market to understand what’s hot, what’s not and how the business of home automation will evolve. I saw some … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/09/everything-you-need-to-know-from-cedia/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Everything you need to know from CEDIA</span></a>
Sep 11, 2017
Episode 128: The coolest fridges at IFA and how to build a connected product
54:52
This week launched our new hotline feature with a comment and question from you guys. Keep them coming! Before we got to the Q&A, Kevin and I discussed news from IFA, Europe’s largest appliance show. There are smart fridges, roaming fridges, washing machines and yes, speakers. We also discussed a Cat-M1 network in Africa, noting … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/09/episode-128-the-coolest-fridges-at-ifa-and-how-to-build-a-connected-product/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 128: The coolest fridges at IFA and how to build a connected product</span></a>
Sep 07, 2017
Episode 127: Alexa gets multi-room audio and teaching devices to lie to one another
48:30
GE is not giving up on its industrial IoT dreams, but it is scaling back a bit. We discuss what that means before diving into an array of assistant news. Kevin and I give some tips for using the Amazon Echo’s multi-room audio feature before discussing what the partnership between Amazon and Microsoft’s Cortana means. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/08/episode-127-alexa-gets-multi-room-audio-and-teaching-devices-to-lie-to-one-another/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 127: Alexa gets multi-room audio and teaching devices to lie to one another</span></a>
Aug 31, 2017
Episode 126: Sonos wants to brick your speakers
51:01
The breaking story as we recorded this show was Sonos updating its Terms of Service to prepare for the Amazon Echo integration. As part of this update, the connected speaker maker confirmed that customers who did not accede to the new terms of service would see their devices stop working in the future. This didn’t … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/08/episode-126-sonos-wants-to-brick-your-speakers/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 126: Sonos wants to brick your speakers</span></a>
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 125: Lockstate’s big goof and a super sensor from CMU
54:58
How do you turn a deadbolt into a brick? Update its software! That’s not funny, especially if you’re Lockstate, which rendered 500 connected door locks useless with a software update last week. Kevin and I add a bit of context to the event and then jump right into discussions about Anker’s Eufy Genie, a connected … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/08/episode-125-lockstates-big-goof-and-a-super-sensor-from-mit/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 125: Lockstate’s big goof and a super sensor from CMU</span></a>
Aug 17, 2017
Episode 124: How to think about cybersecurity in old-line industries
54:17
In this week’s show, we issue a major correction owing to my lack of pop culture information, discuss a fully automated T-shirt factory and wonder why we don’t have more exciting news from the world of energy harvesting technology. On the smart home front, Kevin and I rethink our aversion to Apple’s HomeKit, discuss Google … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/08/episode-124-how-to-think-about-cybersecurity-in-old-line-industries/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 124: How to think about cybersecurity in old-line industries</span></a>
Aug 10, 2017
Episode 123: Whatever happened to Wink and DefCon’s greatest hacks
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Security was a big topic this week in the internet of things, so on the podcast we talk about news from Defcon, efforts to hack the Amazon Echo and our take on the Senate’s new IoT security bill. We also cover the week’s big news of the Wink platform getting sold to Will.i.am, Eero’s new … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/08/episode-123-whatever-happened-to-wink-and-defcons-greatest-hacks/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 123: Whatever happened to Wink and DefCon’s greatest hacks</span></a>
Aug 03, 2017
Episode 122: Roombas, an IIoT dictionary and IoT networks galore
49:02
Kevin Tofel and I crammed a fine mix of IoT news into the show this week, starting with news of an employer popping RFID tags into employees and ending with a dystopian book recommendation from Kevin. In between we discuss August’s new funding round, the death of an smart home startup and the acquisition of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/07/episode-122-roombas-an-iiot-dictionary-and-iot-networks-galore/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 122: Roombas, an IIoT dictionary and IoT networks galore</span></a>
Jul 27, 2017
Episode 121: Everything you need to know about Bluetooth Mesh
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Bluetooth mesh is finally here y’all and we dig in deep to the technology in this episode. First off, Kevin and I discuss what this means for other mesh network technologies and some basic specs. Kevin and I then turn to the topic of IoT security vulnerabilities, the return of Google Glass, an Alexa-powered alarm … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/07/episode-121-everything-you-need-to-know-about-bluetooth-mesh/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 121: Everything you need to know about Bluetooth Mesh</span></a>
Jul 20, 2017
Episode 120: Learn how 3-D sensors work before Apple puts them in the iPhone
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What did you buy for Prime Day this week? This week we tackle if Amazon’s new program to help folks install Alexa-enabled devices is a big deal and Apple’s retail plans for HomeKit. We also discuss fashion-forward wearables, and a new startup called Nodle that’s trying to create crowdsourced Bluetooth-based IoT networks. We have a … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/07/episode-120-learn-how-3-d-sensors-work-before-apple-puts-them-in-the-iphone/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 120: Learn how 3-D sensors work before Apple puts them in the iPhone</span></a>
Jul 13, 2017
Episode 119: Amazon’s Echo Show makes me feel lonely
47:59
After a week with the Amazon Echo Show I realize that I have no friends–on that device at least. In addition to my review of the Show, Kevin shares a review of the GoControl Z-wave sensor pack he purchased to go with the Wink, and I talk about the Leviton Decora light switch in depth. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/07/episode-119-amazons-echo-show-makes-me-feel-lonely/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 119: Amazon’s Echo Show makes me feel lonely</span></a>
Jul 06, 2017
Episode 118: Reviewing Eero’s new gear and IoT ransomware
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Alexa has new skills thanks to the Echo Show launching this week, and the Google Home gets some fancy new code. Kevin and I discuss how to turn your Echo device into an intercom, my take on the new Eero routers and a new $100 million fund from TrendMicro for IoT security. There’s also Apple’s reported … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/06/episode-118-reviewing-eeros-new-gear-and-iot-ransomeware/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 118: Reviewing Eero’s new gear and IoT ransomware</span></a>
Jun 29, 2017
Episode 117: Intel’s new IoT strategy has fewer things
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Intel plans to discontinue several of its boards designed for makers. Kevin and I discuss what this means for Intel’s IoT strategy. We also talk about ARM’s extension of a program that eliminates license fees to design custom chips, Ring’s new doorbell and Hue’s new lights. We then circle back on Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase and the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/06/episode-117-intels-new-iot-strategy-has-fewer-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 117: Intel’s new IoT strategy has fewer things</span></a>
Jun 22, 2017
Episode 116: Meet Eero’s new routers and see how Aclima uses IoT to stop pollution
50:43
There was a lot of Wi-Fi news this week with new routers and services from Eero. Meanwhile, the Wi-Fi Alliance has created a certification program for builders to ensure that newly constructed homes get the best in-home coverage available. Since I was out this week, Kevin and I recorded early, so there’s news of AWS … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/06/episode-116-meet-eeros-new-routers-and-see-how-aclima-uses-iot-to-stop-pollution/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 116: Meet Eero’s new routers and see how Aclima uses IoT to stop pollution</span></a>
Jun 15, 2017
Episode 115: All about Apple’s HomePod
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Apple’s disclosure of the HomePod, a connected speaker and personal assistant, drove much of the IoT news this week. However, research from Pew on how rapidly people are becoming connected and the lack of transparency about how our data is used might end up being the story with real legs. Kevin Tofel and I discuss both … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/06/episode-115-all-about-apples-homepod/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 115: All about Apple’s HomePod</span></a>
Jun 08, 2017
Episode 114: The Essential Phone and IBM’s Watson tries IoT
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What makes a phone essential? Or Essential as is the case with Andy Rubin’s new company that features a new smartphone and teases a new connected home assistant? Kevin and I discuss what we know, and Kevin also explains a surprise decision he’s made regarding Google (here’s the link he mentions during the show). We … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/06/episode-114-the-essential-phone-and-ibms-watson-tries-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 114: The Essential Phone and IBM’s Watson tries IoT</span></a>
Jun 01, 2017
Episode 113: Google Home gets way better
52:08
It has been a week since Google I/O, which gave Kevin and me time to wade through some of the developer videos and ponder the features Google is announcing for the home and for Google Home. The jury is still out on whether Kevin is buying the device, but he is tempted, y’all! We discussed … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/05/episode-113-google-home-gets-way-better/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 113: Google Home gets way better</span></a>
May 25, 2017
Episode 112: Google’s IoT Cloud takes on Amazon and Azure
47:27
This week we recorded before the big rush of news from Google I/O but we managed to cram in the details on Google’s new IoT Core beta that offers developers a cloud-based platform for connected devices. Kevin Tofel and I also discuss Android Things and the moves Amazon has made with the Echo to compete … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/05/episode-112-googles-iot-cloud-takes-on-amazon-and-azure/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 112: Google’s IoT Cloud takes on Amazon and Azure</span></a>
May 18, 2017
Episode 111: All about the Amazon Show and costs of IoT compute
51:39
Who’s buying an Echo Show? This week Kevin and I share our thoughts on Amazon’s latest device, which adds a screen to the Echo, video calling and more. We also talk about Apple buying Beddit presumably for sleep data, a new smart home product with a DARPA and Playground Studios pedigree and the industrial internet. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/05/episode-111-all-about-the-amazon-show-and-costs-of-iot-compute/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 111: All about the Amazon Show and costs of IoT compute</span></a>
May 11, 2017
Episode 110: IKEA’s smart home plans and will you buy an Amazon Look?
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This week we discuss Apple’s plans to introduce Siri in a can, Amazon’s Style maven ambitions and a few other items on the personal assistant front. We also discuss Orbit, a new security idea from Cloudflare, and a lawsuit filed by ADT against Ring and Zonoff’s former CEO. From there we go straight into an … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/05/episode-110-ikeas-smart-home-plans-and-will-you-buy-an-amazon-look/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 110: IKEA’s smart home plans and will you buy an Amazon Look?</span></a>
May 04, 2017
Episode 109: How to scale the industrial IoT
55:27
Google Home can recognize your voice, SmartThing’s Connect app on Samsung’s Galaxy 8 can act as a hubless hub for the home, and Spotify may be considering its own connected device. Kevin and I discuss these stories, plus Waymo’s autonomous car testing in Phoenix, and why iDevices was acquired. There’s also a quick discussion of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/04/episode-109-how-to-scale-the-industrial-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 109: How to scale the industrial IoT</span></a>
Apr 27, 2017
Episode 108: Owning digital property could save our privacy
54:53
Kevin is back for this week’s show, and we talk about Google Home, Amazon’s latest hardware plans for the Echo and how we think voice may evolve. I installed the Honeywell T5 thermostat as well as a leak sensor from Honeywell, and share what I liked and what I didn’t. We also discuss Kevin’s field … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/04/episode-108-owning-digital-property-could-save-our-privacy/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 108: Owning digital property could save our privacy</span></a>
Apr 20, 2017
Episode 107: How the internet of things came to be
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This week’s IoT Podcast starts with a focus on security, beginning with bot bricking connected devices, IKEA’s smart lights and Microsoft’s Project Sopris efforts. After security, we talk about a new home hub from Fibaro, TP-Link’s new mesh router, Alexa’s new lighting skills and Ring’s new video recording plan. We also cover the results from my week spent … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/04/episode-107-how-the-internet-of-things-came-to-be/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 107: How the internet of things came to be</span></a>
Apr 13, 2017
Episode 106: Stacey has a secret
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It’s time to swap out my Amazon Echo for a Google Home because all of my integrations are working so well, and because Google added Logitech’s Harmony Hub. August added a lock for the pro channel and Samsung’s Tizen OS has a lot of security flaws. This is not good for anyone, especially Samsung. We … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/04/episode-106-stacey-has-a-secret/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 106: Stacey has a secret</span></a>
Apr 06, 2017
Episode 105: Comcast’s platform plans revealed
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This week there were two big stories in the internet of things. The first is that Google Home has expanded the number of companies it works with, adding Rachio, Wink, August and more. The other story is that Congress has repealed rules that prevented ISPs from selling your personal data. This will open up consumers’ … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/03/episode-105-comcasts-platform-plans-revealed/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 105: Comcast’s platform plans revealed</span></a>
Mar 30, 2017
Episode 104: Vint Cerf has a lot of questions on IoT
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This week we discuss a personal assistant from Samsung, Amazon Alexa on phones and mistakes from Google Home. We also talk about a Legend of Zelda superfan and how he controls his home through an ocarina. We then talk about ARM’s new architecture and discuss two deals ARM did last month to boost support for low power … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/03/episode-104-vint-cerf-has-a-lot-of-questions-on-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 104: Vint Cerf has a lot of questions on IoT</span></a>
Mar 23, 2017
Episode 103: Sue your way to a safer IoT
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This week Intel said it would spend another small fortune buying a chip company, Kevin discusses uses for LIDAR outside of connected cars and the Ring doorbell is embroiled in a security SNAFU. At SXSW this week, I learned about the IoT Design Manifesto and have some thoughts. Kevin discusses a new security flaw that … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/03/episode-103-sue-your-way-to-a-safer-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 103: Sue your way to a safer IoT</span></a>
Mar 16, 2017
Episode 102: Wait to buy your next Amazon Echo
48:41
Wow. This week saw a bunch of news about the Amazon Echo. There were rumors of new hardware, the ability to make phone calls and the crazy revelations of the CIA’s hacking ability, which led me to wonder if I want a microphone in my home at all. We also got an update on police … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/03/episode-102-wait-to-buy-your-next-amazon-echo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 102: Wait to buy your next Amazon Echo</span></a>
Mar 09, 2017
Episode 101: What happens when everything becomes a service?
56:29
Well, the skies fell this week for the smart home. Or more accurately the cloud was somewhat disconnected thanks to Amazon Web Services stumbling. We discuss what happened and how companies can avoid having similar problems by designing for resiliency. We also talk about several new Alexa skills for locks, routers and phones. We then … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/03/episode-101-what-happens-when-everything-becomes-a-service/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 101: What happens when everything becomes a service?</span></a>
Mar 02, 2017
Episode 100: Let’s build the internet of moving things
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It’s our 100th podcast, which would be a big deal if Kevin Tofel and I were a TV show hoping for syndication, but in the podcast world it means we’ve been at this for almost two years. YAY! We took a brief stroll down memory lane before digging into the week’s news covering new LTE … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/02/episode-100-lets-build-the-internet-of-moving-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 100: Let’s build the internet of moving things</span></a>
Feb 23, 2017
Episode 99: Tim Cook’s HomeKit setup and Echo mania
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This week we have sales estimates on the Amazon Echo, a new way to unlock your August locks and a hub that may talk to both HomeKit and legacy Z-wave and ZigBee connected devices. We also cover several networking stories ahead of Mobile World Congress involving AT&T’s IoT network, a satellite-backed LoRa network and Nokia’s … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/02/episode-99-tim-cooks-homekit-setup-and-echo-mania/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 99: Tim Cook’s HomeKit setup and Echo mania</span></a>
Feb 16, 2017
Episode 98: Science fiction prepared me for spying TVs
49:22
This week we discuss the city of Louisville, Kentucky adding an If This Then That channel, a settlement over televisions that spy on you, and a possible new feature for the Amazon Echo that could bridge the gap between it and the Google Home. That last tidbit was contributed by Grant Clauser, the smart home editor … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/02/episode-98-science-fiction-prepared-me-for-spying-tvs/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 98: Science fiction prepared me for spying TVs</span></a>
Feb 09, 2017
Episode 97: Enterprises will spend big bucks ($269 billion) on IoT
51:22
There’s a lot of money in the internet of things. No, not just in your smart home gadgets. The Boston Consulting Group estimates that by 2020 enterprises will be spending €250 billion on the internet of things. We discuss the survey, news of the week, an update on my OpenHab project and answer the question … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/02/episode-97-enterprises-will-spend-big-bucks-269-billion-on-iot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 97: Enterprises will spend big bucks ($269 billion) on IoT</span></a>
Feb 02, 2017
Episode 96: Okay Computer and Stacey begins with HomeKit
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Talking to the Amazon Echo just got easier, after Amazon adds “Computer” as a wake word, while I test out the use of Google Home’s new partner WeMo (Honeywell also made a connection with Google Home). Ring managed to raise $109 million this week, and we put that in context with the state of the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/01/episode-96-okay-computer-and-stacey-begins-with-homekit/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 96: Okay Computer and Stacey begins with HomeKit</span></a>
Jan 26, 2017
Episode 95: The industrial internet is gaining ground
55:28
You asked and we delivered! This week Kevin discusses the possibility of using the Nvidia Shield as a smart home controller of sorts (and gives his impression of its gaming chops). I give an early review of the Stringify app which is now out for Android and iOS. We also discuss “The Big Show” as … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/01/episode-95-the-industrial-internet-is-gaining-ground/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 95: The industrial internet is gaining ground</span></a>
Jan 19, 2017
Episode 94: Our CES Hangover with Alexa, Comcast and Carnival
51:20
Whelp, I’m back from CES with the obligatory cold, thinking over many of the conversations I had and the gadgets I saw. Some of that bubbles up in this show, with talk of Amazon Alexa Voice Services taking a star turn at the event, my thesis that industrial IoT is going to be where the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/01/episode-94-our-ces-hangover-with-alexa-comcast-and-carnival/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 94: Our CES Hangover with Alexa, Comcast and Carnival</span></a>
Jan 12, 2017
Episode 93: Special CES Edition covering all the things!
32:51
This week’s podcast has too many guests to list (I’m going to list them anyway) and a format that’s totally different. We start off with a discussion on the state of the smart home and what we can learn from CES about mainstream adoption featuring commentary from Cory Sorice, VP of connected platforms at Chamberlain, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/01/episode-93-special-ces-edition-covering-all-the-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 93: Special CES Edition covering all the things!</span></a>
Jan 09, 2017
Episode 92: At CES Amazon Alexa and robots rule
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This week we bring our first impressions and several bits of news from CES, the consumer electronics trade show held annually in Las Vegas. I’m here while Kevin avoids the lines by staying in Pennsylvania, but we’re both happy to talk about connected grooming products, robots and the onslaught of Echo-related news. I also noticed … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2017/01/episode-92-at-ces-amazon-alexa-and-robots-rule/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 92: At CES Amazon Alexa and robots rule</span></a>
Jan 05, 2017
Episode 91: The cops want your smart home data
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This week’s big story was the Bentonville, Arkansas case where police were seeking data from an alleged murderer’s Echo history. Kevin and I share our thoughts on the case, what police could learn from connected gadgets and what this means for your privacy. We then talk about Google’s new smartwatches coming in 2017, two new … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/12/episode-91-the-cops-want-your-smart-home-data/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 91: The cops want your smart home data</span></a>
Dec 29, 2016
Episode 90: Spend the holidays with Stacey’s family
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We’re heading into the holidays with a guest appearance from my family who share their thoughts on what it’s like to live in a smart home, the products they like and what’s missing so far. My husband has been on the show before, but I also invited my 10-year-old daughter on to talk about her … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/12/episode-90-spend-the-holidays-with-staceys-family/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 90: Spend the holidays with Stacey’s family</span></a>
Dec 22, 2016
Episode 89: Google’s IoT Strategy takes shape and Microsoft enters the fray
47:08
There was so much news this week, that we skipped having a guest in favor of just keeping track of some big moves in the sector. This week was Google’s time to shine since it launched both Actions on Google (an SDK for talking to its Assistant on Google Home) and its IoT operating system … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/12/episode-89-googles-iot-strategy-takes-shape-and-microsoft-enters-the-fray/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 89: Google’s IoT Strategy takes shape and Microsoft enters the fray</span></a>
Dec 15, 2016
Episode 88: Bluetooth 5 and testing lights on Echo and Google Home
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Get the bottom line on the Bluetooth 5 specification with Kevin and I in this week’s podcast. If radios aren’t your thing, then delve into the details of connected lights and new features with Amazon Echo and Google Home. We also talk about GE’s new Alexa concept light. (We think it’s strange-looking). We also cover … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/12/episode-88-bluetooth-5-and-testing-lights-on-echo-and-google-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 88: Bluetooth 5 and testing lights on Echo and Google Home</span></a>
Dec 08, 2016
Episode 87: We’ll govern the internet of things with mob rules
50:07
Gosh, it’s another week and another show that features security. We kick it off with this week’s news that features ransomware, botnets and a report from the Department of Homeland security discussing the internet of things. Kevin and I then touch on Intel’s new IoT chief and new Automated Driving Group as well as a … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/12/episode-87-well-govern-the-internet-of-things-with-mob-rules/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 87: We’ll govern the internet of things with mob rules</span></a>
Dec 01, 2016
Episode 86: The Internet of Things Podcast gift guide
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‘Tis almost the season to offer gifts large and small for the loved ones in your life. In the podcast, Kevin and I focus mostly on larger gifts, because once you add connectivity the price takes a big jump. We also discuss Black Friday deals. Vibhu Norby, the CEO of B8ta, is on the show … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/11/episode-86-the-internet-of-things-podcast-gift-guide/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 86: The Internet of Things Podcast gift guide</span></a>
Nov 23, 2016
Episode 85: Thoughts on Trump, smart locks and troubleshooting
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We recorded last week’s podcast before the election results came out, so this week Kevin and I kick off the show with some thoughts on what Trump means for smart homes and the industrial internet. Then we hit gadgets hard with news about Eero routers getting a big update, the trouble with Google’s troubleshooting and … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/11/episode-85-thoughts-on-trump-smart-locks-and-troubleshooting/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 85: Thoughts on Trump, smart locks and troubleshooting</span></a>
Nov 17, 2016
Episode 84: Google Home is in the house!
52:22
The Google Home arrived this week and I detail a few first impressions here. Kevin Tofel and I also came up with a sneaky way to control a wider variety of devices using If This Then That and the Google Home. We kicked off the show talking about the recent hack of the Philips Hue … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/11/episode-84-google-home-is-in-the-house/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 84: Google Home is in the house!</span></a>
Nov 10, 2016
Episode 83: Merger mania, more outdoor cameras and security galore!
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This week’s podcast is light on the smart home and heavy on the infrastructure required to make the internet of things work. Kevin and I explain why Qualcomm’s $37 billion buy of NXP makes sense, the details behind NB-IoT, which is yet another low power wireless network and how Microsoft is stepping up to protect … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/11/episode-83-merger-mania-more-outdoor-cameras-and-security-galore/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 83: Merger mania, more outdoor cameras and security galore!</span></a>
Nov 03, 2016
Episode 82: IoT botnets and the Nucleus intercom review
51:07
Security was the big topic this week after a massive botnet comprised of connected devices disrupted many popular internet services. I hated the thought of all connected devices coming under attack, so I wrote a bit about the realities of IoT security here and also here. As part of my effort to understand what was … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/10/episode-82-iot-botnets-and-the-nucleus-intercom-review/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 82: IoT botnets and the Nucleus intercom review</span></a>
Oct 27, 2016
Episode 81: Reviewing the Wink Hub 2 and new gear from Philips Hue
44:48
The second version of the Wink hub, complete with an Ethernet connection, Bluetooth and a $99 price tag is out, and I started testing it. The good news so far for folks who have existing Wink gear is in this week’s show, along with my take on the new, richer color Philips Hue bulbs. For … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/10/episode-81-reviewing-the-wink-hub-2-and-new-gear-from-philips-hue/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 81: Reviewing the Wink Hub 2 and new gear from Philips Hue</span></a>
Oct 20, 2016
Episode 80: Comcast builds an IoT network and Amazon streams music
45:41
Comcast has decided to bet big on the internet of things by investing in LoRa, a radio standard used for low power wide area networks. Kevin and I discuss the cable company’s plans in this week’s show along with Amazon’s new streaming music service, new Arlo indoor/outdoor cameras and wireless charging. We also point out … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/10/episode-80-comcast-builds-an-iot-network-and-amazon-streams-music/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 80: Comcast builds an IoT network and Amazon streams music</span></a>
Oct 13, 2016
Episode 79: Google’s Home versus Amazon’s Echo
48:50
Google finally told us what to expect with its Google Home product, a new mesh router configuration and an updated Chromecast this week at its hardware event. Kevin and I break down what we know about Google Home, how it compares to other devices on the market and also what we won’t know until we … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/10/episode-79-googles-home-versus-amazons-echo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 79: Google’s Home versus Amazon’s Echo</span></a>
Oct 06, 2016
Episode 78: There are no dead dogs on the internet of things
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There’s a new Wink hub heading to Walmart, Home Depot and Amazon, so Kevin Tofel and I unpacked the new features on the second generation of the smart home hub in this week’s episode. We also discussed Amazon’s delivery plans that could take advantage of your connected door locks and garage doors, and then hit … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/09/episode-78-there-are-no-dead-dogs-on-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 78: There are no dead dogs on the internet of things</span></a>
Sep 29, 2016
Episode 77: So much about security plus Canary’s new service
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The internet of things is about services, not devices. This is why I had Jon Troutman, co-founder of Canary on the show this week to talk about Membership, a new service offering from the all-in-one security device maker. This week Canary joined the masses in offering an outdoor camera, but it also launched a monthly … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/09/episode-77-so-much-about-security-plus-canarys-new-service/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 77: So much about security plus Canary’s new service</span></a>
Sep 22, 2016
Episode 76: Tips and tricks for Apple’s HomeKit
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Have you downloaded iOS 10 yet? If you have, and are wondering what to do with the Home app and your HomeKit home automation, then this show is for you. We brought on Adam Justice the head of ConnectSense, a home automation brand to discuss his experience with HomeKit so far (check out his video … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/09/episode-76-tips-and-tricks-for-apples-homekit/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 76: Tips and tricks for Apple’s HomeKit</span></a>
Sep 15, 2016
Episode 75: What connected cars can learn from tractors
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Nest is in the news again this week with a clarification on what its software engineers are really up to and new products. Its outdoor camera is launching as are thermostats in 3 new colors. It’s also unveiling a new software product that looks pretty cool. I’m still worried about the hardware innovation we can … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/09/episode-75-what-connected-cars-can-learn-from-tractors/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 75: What connected cars can learn from tractors</span></a>
Sep 08, 2016
Episode 74: More Nest distress and a primer on protocols
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As IFA starts in Berlin, there’s a bunch of product news to cover, including a partnership between Sonos and Amazon, that will let you control your Sonos from the Amazon Echo … in 2017. But before we get to that, Kevin Tofel and I explore what it means that Nest’s developers are reportedly moving over … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/09/episode-74-more-nest-distress-and-a-primer-on-protocols/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 74: More Nest distress and a primer on protocols</span></a>
Sep 01, 2016
Episode 73: AI is just a buzzword
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Can we change the way companies use our consumer and personal data derived from connected devices? Gilad Meiri, the CEO of Neura, discusses a new model for data privacy and a way to apply machine learning to connected devices. The results he’s after sound like magic, but we explore how it could be made real … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/08/episode-73-ai-is-just-a-buzzword/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 73: AI is just a buzzword</span></a>
Aug 25, 2016
Episode 72: Your IoT efforts can expose you to legal risks
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Hell hath frozen over at Intel, with the big news this week that Intel has taken an ARM license so it can manufacture ARM-based chips. We talk about what this news means for Intel, its IoT strategy and more. We also try to make sense of Fucshia, a reportedly new OS that Google has dumped … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/08/episode-72-your-iot-efforts-can-expose-you-to-legal-risks/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 72: Your IoT efforts can expose you to legal risks</span></a>
Aug 18, 2016
Episode 71: Don’t panic over IoT hacks
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Ransomware on a connected thermostat. Bluetooth locks that can be opened from a quarter-mile away. Cars that can be controlled at highway speeds. All of this and a Mr. Robot reference await you in this week’s show as I discuss the news from Defcon and BackHat with Beau Woods, the deputy director of the Cyber … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/08/episode-71-dont-panic-over-iot-hacks/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 71: Don’t panic over IoT hacks</span></a>
Aug 11, 2016
Episode 70: Distributed computing comes to the smart home
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Wearables make a return to the podcast with Philips’ news of a suite of medical-grade devices to measure health. Plus, I give my impressions of the UnderArmor Fitness box after a few months living with it. Kevin Tofel and I also talk about Black Hat and IoT security, including a $9.4 million grant to study … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/08/episode-70-distributed-computing-comes-to-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 70: Distributed computing comes to the smart home</span></a>
Aug 04, 2016
Episode 69: Amazon opens up about the Echo
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The Amazon Echo is the gateway drug to the smart home for many folks. They start with Alexa and move to shopping for connected lights or outlets. So we brought Charlie Kindel, director of Alexa Smart Home at Amazon, on the show to discuss the Echo’s history, its future and what voice can and cannot … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/07/episode-69-amazon-opens-up-about-the-echo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 69: Amazon opens up about the Echo</span></a>
Jul 28, 2016
Episode 68: The future of food and ARM’s buyout
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Japanese conglomerate SoftBank making an offer to buy chip design firm ARM in a deal worth $32 billion kicks off our show this week, as Kevin and I weigh the merits and opportunities presented by the deal. We then skip over to ZenReach, the Wi-Fi provider that uses Wi-Fi as a means to capture more … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/07/episode-68-the-future-of-food-and-arms-buyout/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 68: The future of food and ARM’s buyout</span></a>
Jul 21, 2016
Episode 67: New Nest gear and a shocking experience
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For the first time since it became part of Google/Alphabet, Nest has released a new product. It’s an outdoor camera for home security. But Nest has added a bit of a twist. We discuss the $199 camera and the ideas behind it with Mehul Nariyawala, a product manager who was in charge in building the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/07/episode-67-new-nest-gear-and-a-shocking-experience/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 67: New Nest gear and a shocking experience</span></a>
Jul 14, 2016
Episode 66: The smart home will make you love your insurance company
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Insurance firms might be the savior of smart home technology. Because the price for many connected gadgets are so high, and consumers are uncertain if they are worth the investment, insurance discounts and programs are one way connected devices could find their way into a home. But they also could help the insurance companies totally … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/07/episode-66-the-smart-home-will-make-you-love-your-insurance-company/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 66: The smart home will make you love your insurance company</span></a>
Jul 07, 2016
Episode 65: All about Wink and Alexa’s new Skills
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Are you curious about Wink? On June 11 it started selling its Relay switch, a light switch that contains a screen and two soft programmable switches for $99 each. Two cost $149 and also double as an intercom. So we talked to Nathan Smith, Wink’s co-founder and CTO, about what happened to bring Wink out … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/06/episode-65-all-about-wink-and-alexas-new-skills/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 65: All about Wink and Alexa’s new Skills</span></a>
Jun 30, 2016
Episode 64: How a VC views the internet of things
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Do you need money? Want to buy or sell an internet of things startup? Then this week’s interview is must-listen stuff. Matt Turck, of FirstMark Capital came on the show to give some advice to those seeking financing, discuss the overall funding landscape and try to pinpoint where the next big exits are going to … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/06/episode-64-how-a-vc-views-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 64: How a VC views the internet of things</span></a>
Jun 23, 2016
Episode 63: Two summertime gadget reviews and wisdom on wearables
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This week is all about health and wearables, starting with Kevin Tofel discussing his frustration with fitness trackers that aren’t sharing everything. This ties into this week’s guest, Ernesto Ramirez, who just received a doctorate in public health and is an expert on how people and companies are using wearables. Ramirez and I spoke about … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/06/episode-63-two-summertime-gadget-reviews-and-wisdom-on-wearables/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 63: Two summertime gadget reviews and wisdom on wearables</span></a>
Jun 16, 2016
Episode 62: Tony Fadell set to Away mode
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This week we got to the big story of the last few days, Tony Fadell leaving Nest. We discuss what that means for any Nest buyers out there and what it says about selling connected device. And because Father’s Day is around the corner, we came up with three gift ideas for Dad. None of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/06/episode-62-tony-fadell-set-to-away-mode/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 62: Tony Fadell set to Away mode</span></a>
Jun 09, 2016
Episode 61: Look inside Google Home and what’s up with Jawbone?
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This week is all about chips and presence. First Kevin and I dig into the disclosure that the Google Home Device will have the same chip as the Chromecast, and we explain what that means. Then we dive into the Jawbone rumors and cover Atari’s plans for building IoT devices through a partnership with Sigfox. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/06/episode-61-look-inside-google-home-and-whats-up-with-jawbone/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 61: Look inside Google Home and what’s up with Jawbone?</span></a>
Jun 02, 2016
Episode 60: Everyone takes on the Amazon Echo
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Kevin is back from Google IO this week, and so of course, we discussed the Google Home product in detail. But since voice + a personal assistant is so hot right now, we also talked about the recent Apple rumors that said it was building its own Echo-like device and opening up Siri to developers. … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/05/episode-60-everyone-takes-on-the-amazon-echo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 60: Everyone takes on the Amazon Echo</span></a>
May 26, 2016
Episode 59: Chipmakers love the smart car
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This week I was at the NXP Technology Forum interviewing the semiconductor company’s CEO Rick Clemmer about smart cities and smart cars. The most interesting fact he shared was that the BMW Series 7 cars have about $300 worth of silicon inside them. To compare the estimates on the cost of chips inside the Apple … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/05/episode-59-chipmakers-love-the-smart-car/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 59: Chipmakers love the smart car</span></a>
May 19, 2016
Episode 58: How to stop vampire power consumption
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Since a quarter of residential energy use is consumed by gadgets that are “off”, Kevin and I discuss how to measure and cut back on that power consumption with a few connected devices. We also talk about Apple’s rumored Home app for HomeKit, the launch of OpenThread, the open source version of Nest’s Thread protocol … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/05/episode-58-how-to-stop-vampire-power-consumption/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 58: How to stop vampire power consumption</span></a>
May 12, 2016
Episode 57: A deep dive into OpenHAB and some problem devices
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We dove into the deep end of wearables this week discussing the dresses at this year’s Met Gala, where Kevin shared that Clare Danes’ princess fantasy gown took 30 battery packs to operate. It’s not all celebrity this week as Kevin and I dove into several devices that unfortunately didn’t all quite work as we … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/05/episode-57-a-deep-dive-into-openhab-and-some-problem-devices/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 57: A deep dive into OpenHAB and some problem devices</span></a>
May 05, 2016
Episode 56: How Ericsson plans to remake its business for a networked era
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After a beating on the stock market last week, I spoke with Ericsson’s CEO Hans Vestberg to understand how the company’s 5-year-old plan to change its business is going. The company has just announced a restructuring as it tried to convince Wall Street that it was making progress, so Vestberg discussed that, the role of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/04/episode-56-how-ericsson-plans-to-remake-its-business-for-a-networked-era/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 56: How Ericsson plans to remake its business for a networked era</span></a>
Apr 28, 2016
Episode 55: Find out what Ford learned from Tesla
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With ride-sharing, electric vehicles and millennials who aren’t super keen on owning a car all converging, the auto industry is in a panic. But Ford, led by both Bill Ford and Ford CEO Mark Fields has created a plan to keep the carmaker relevant, even if fewer people buy cars. In this week’s show I … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/04/ford-learned-from-tesla/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 55: Find out what Ford learned from Tesla</span></a>
Apr 21, 2016
Episode 54: Fashion meets the internet of things
50:17
Do you want your smart jewelry to have a screen? If we have multiple pieces of connected jewelry how do you make it easy to program for the day? Or will you only have one sensor-laden wearable akin to to a smart watch that does everything? These are some of the questions Matt Manley, of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/04/episode-54-fashion-meets-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 54: Fashion meets the internet of things</span></a>
Apr 14, 2016
Episode 53: How to prevent good devices from being killed
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This week’s show deals with recurring themes such as whether or not you should trust the cloud, device lifespan, the Amazon Alexa platform and more lighting than a Times Square billboard. Our guest this week is Mike Pessina, the co-CEO of Lutron. He shares his recipes for great lighting (at the very end) and talks … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/04/revolv-nest-lutron/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 53: How to prevent good devices from being killed</span></a>
Apr 07, 2016
Episode 52: These 9 ideas can secure the smart home
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Security is a big deal for the Internet of things, which is why we’re so pumped about having Beau Woods, the deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, on the show to discuss nine new recommendations for securing smart home devices. The Atlantic Council and security research group I Am The Cavalry created … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/03/episode-52-these-9-ideas-can-secure-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 52: These 9 ideas can secure the smart home</span></a>
Mar 31, 2016
Episode 51: This CEO killed his hardware startup to start a wireless network
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This week we have a two for one in the guest portion of the show, with Daniel Conrad, the CEO of Beep Networks explaining how he decided to stop making a connected device, take his VC funding and find a new business model. That’s part one. Part two is all about LoRa, the wireless radio … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/03/what-is-lora/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 51: This CEO killed his hardware startup to start a wireless network</span></a>
Mar 24, 2016
Episode 50: Are your devices being held hostage?
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This week, Kevin Tofel and I discuss the challenges of treating connected hardware like software. Nest is experiencing one of those challenges this week as it requests users accept new terms and conditions in order to use their Nest. If you don’t agree, you don’t get the app, which is frustrating users who feel that … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/03/nest-hostage/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 50: Are your devices being held hostage?</span></a>
Mar 17, 2016
Episode 49: Did you buy an Amazon Dot?
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This week’s podcast is chock full of smart home stuff with updates from Nest, new products from Amazon and some new tech on the Wi-Fi front. Mozilla is getting into the Internet of things, with four ideas for possible open-source products that range from a smart home hub to voice recognition services. Kevin isn’t sold … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/03/episode-49-did-you-buy-an-amazon-dot/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 49: Did you buy an Amazon Dot?</span></a>
Mar 10, 2016
Episode 48: Realtors ready for the smart home
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We’ve talked about how whether you should take your connected devices with you when you move on previous shows, but on this week’s show Chad Curry, managing director at the center for Realtor Technology at the National Association of Realtors, takes things further. Much further. Curry discusses the future of MLS listings and how your … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/03/episode-48-realtors-ready-for-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 48: Realtors ready for the smart home</span></a>
Mar 03, 2016
Episode 47: New money for IoT startups, new routers for homes and Eero’s CEO
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This week was so full of small news items Kevin and I could barely keep up. We kicked off the show with a review of the Eero routers that launched on Tuesday, that I tried for this show and wrote about for PCMag, and we also had Eero CEO Nick Weaver on the show to … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/02/episode-47-new-money-for-iot-startups-new-routers-for-homes-and-eeros-ceo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 47: New money for IoT startups, new routers for homes and Eero’s CEO</span></a>
Feb 26, 2016
Episode 46: Barbie has a smart home and Sense gives your home computer vision
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Andreas Gal, the CEO of Silk Labs has built what feels impossible. With the Sense hub he has created an artificially intelligent home hub that contains a camera, controls for other connected devices and a dedicated to privacy that means he can still offer services but still protect users from blanket surveillance. And the device … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/02/episode-46-barbie-has-a-smart-home-and-sense-gives-your-home-computer-vision/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 46: Barbie has a smart home and Sense gives your home computer vision</span></a>
Feb 18, 2016
Episode 45: A Playground for IoT and how to buy a data plan for your device
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So you wanna build a connected device? If so, there’s apparently no better place for a startup to go than Andy Rubin’s new incubator/VC/design shop called Playground. With an in-depth profile in Wired, the former founder of Danger and the man behind Android has built a place for folks with a hardware idea. On this … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/02/episode-45-a-playground-for-iot-and-how-to-buy-a-data-plan-for-your-device/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 45: A Playground for IoT and how to buy a data plan for your device</span></a>
Feb 11, 2016
Episode 44: Mandatory Fitbits and a new ISP with smart home aspirations
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Last week the man who founded Aereo, a company that was aimed at bringing over the air television to the masses who couldn’t always get it, and then allowing them to time-shift that television by recording it, launched Starry. Starry is a new type of ISP that aims to deliver gigabit internet service to homes … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/02/episode-44-mandatory-fitbits-and-a-new-isp-with-smart-home-asipirations/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 44: Mandatory Fitbits and a new ISP with smart home aspirations</span></a>
Feb 04, 2016
Episode 43: This smart home needs an email address
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Freak out! This week’s episode isn’t about disco, it’s all about the security of your things. Or insecurity as the case may be. We talk about Shodan, the search engine for connected devices and the creation of a security framework for connected devices by the researchers at I am the Cavalry. Go read the story … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/01/episode-43-this-smart-home-needs-an-email-address/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 43: This smart home needs an email address</span></a>
Jan 28, 2016
Episode 42: These are the two biggest challenges facing the smart home
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There is no winner takes all in the smart home yet, because none of the products and services available have the scale yet says Om Malik, this week’s guest on the Internet of Things Podcast. Malik, who is a partner at True Ventures and wrote a great article in the New Yorker on the virtuous … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/01/episode-42-these-are-the-two-biggest-challenges-facing-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 42: These are the two biggest challenges facing the smart home</span></a>
Jan 22, 2016
Episode 41: Can a $20 device stop the spread of disease?
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After a week at CES, the giant technology trade show in Las Vegas I’m beat, but full of observations about the future of the Internet of things. I wrote up a few over at Fortune, but Kevin and I talked about some of them on this week’s show as well. We covered some new news, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/01/episode-41-can-a-20-device-stop-the-spread-of-disease/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 41: Can a $20 device stop the spread of disease?</span></a>
Jan 14, 2016
Episode 40: The Amazon Echo and AI take a starring role at CES
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This week I was at CES, the huge consumer electronics trade show held in LAs Vegas. Kevin wisely stayed home, but monitored the news. It’s actually easier to do that from 2,000 miles away. There’s more news than we can cover in one show, but we started with the links between Ford and the Amazon … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2016/01/episode-40-the-amazon-echo-and-ai-take-a-starring-role-at-ces/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 40: The Amazon Echo and AI take a starring role at CES</span></a>
Jan 07, 2016
Episode 39: CES bound and the Internet of postage
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If you haven’t gone totally paper free on your bills yet, it’s highly likely that the envelope that arrives via the mail has been touched by a Pitney Bowes machine. Pitney Bowes is a $4 billion company that makes mail its business, and Roger Pilc, its chief innovation officer, came on the show this week … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/12/episode-39-ces-bound-and-the-internet-of-postage/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 39: CES bound and the Internet of postage</span></a>
Dec 31, 2015
Episode 38: A holiday troubleshooting guide under your tree
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Just in case you open a few Christmas goodies in the coming days or decide to use the holidays as an excuse to set up a few connected devices, Kevin and I decided to offer the gift of our experience. We’ve condensed our stupid mistakes (like not reading the box for device compatibility) and more … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/12/episode-38-a-holiday-troubleshooting-guide-under-your-tree/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 38: A holiday troubleshooting guide under your tree</span></a>
Dec 24, 2015
Episode 37: Philips Hue drama and plan to fail even as you hope for success
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Phillips caused a kerfuffle this week when it stopped supporting third-party light bulbs with its Philips Hue bridge and software. It has since reversed the decision after customers complained, but because the crazy time travel that Kevin and I undergo each week to bring the podcast to you had to record an update. However the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/12/episode-37-philips-hue-drama-and-plan-to-fail-even-as-you-hope-for-success/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 37: Philips Hue drama and plan to fail even as you hope for success</span></a>
Dec 17, 2015
Episode 36: A total breakdown in connected gadgets and the Hiku review
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This week it seemed that many of my devices and some other people’s devices were experiencing some troubles. My Nest thermostat decided to roast my family in bed at night and it seemed I wasn’t alone. Kevin and I discussed Nest’s response as well as why switching to the Ecobee might require a little extra … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/12/episode-36-a-total-breakdown-in-connected-gadgets-this-week-and-the-hiku-review/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 36: A total breakdown in connected gadgets and the Hiku review</span></a>
Dec 11, 2015
Episode 35: Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton shares ideas for the Pi Zero
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Sure it’s a week after Thanksgiving, but we are all about Pi with this week’s episode. Yes, I went there! With the launch of the Raspberry Pi Zero, the cheapest Linux computer yet at $5, we invited Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton on the show to discuss how Google’s Eric Schmidt helped inspire the cheaper … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/12/episode-35-raspberry-pi-creator-eben-upton-shares-ideas-for-the-pi-zero/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 35: Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton shares ideas for the Pi Zero</span></a>
Dec 03, 2015
Episode 34: All I want for the holidays is a smarter home
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The holidays are rapidly approaching so as you’re prepping your Thanksgiving dinner or wallowing in that special feeling of torpor that only comes after downing three servings of stuffing and a piece of pumpkin pie, check out Kevin and my selections for holiday gifts. This week’s episode doesn’t have any guest so we could focus … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/11/episode-34-all-i-want-for-the-holidays-is-a-smarter-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 34: All I want for the holidays is a smarter home</span></a>
Nov 26, 2015
Episode 33: Better Bluetooth and an AI for the smart home
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If you’ve learned anything from this podcast, you’ve probably learned that the smart home is pretty much a mess if you want everything to work together in some sort of seamless, easy-to-use way. Amazon’s Echo helps. HomeKit has a roadmap, but it’s still got a ways to go. This week, our guest Alex Capecelatro, CEO … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/11/episode-33-better-bluetooth-and-an-ai-for-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 33: Better Bluetooth and an AI for the smart home</span></a>
Nov 19, 2015
Episode 32: Amazon for the kitchen and Apple for the living room?
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This week had so much connect home and internet of things news Kevin and I covered everything from a brand new way to turn your old smoke detectors into connected smoke detectors using a $35 battery replacement to new chip design from ARM that could make the Internet of things more secure. In the middle … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/11/episode-32-amazon-for-the-kitchen-and-apple-for-the-living-room/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 32: Amazon for the kitchen and Apple for the living room?</span></a>
Nov 13, 2015
Episode 31: Walmart gets connected and this is what you want for Christmas
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This week’s guest Rob Katcher is working with Wal-Mart to take a little of the pain out of grocery shopping with the Hiku connected fridge magnet. I chatted with Katcher to understand how he decided to create an entirely new category of device—a button that sticks to your fridge and lets you scan or tell … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/11/episode-31-walmart-gets-connected-and-this-is-what-you-want-for-christmas/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 31: Walmart gets connected and this is what you want for Christmas</span></a>
Nov 05, 2015
Episode 30: My SmartThings hub must be haunted
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Does your office need more conference rooms? Or maybe there’s wasted space where the printer and several reams of paper sit. In this week’s podcast we discuss how companies can use connected sensors in their lights to make better decisions about their real estate while also saving money on their energy costs with Joe Costello, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/10/episode-30-my-smartthings-hub-must-be-haunted/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 30: My SmartThings hub must be haunted</span></a>
Oct 30, 2015
Episode 29: The smart home may one day have a debt to NASA
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If you’ve ever wondered how to get started on a smart home of your own, Kevin Tofel and I share a few ways to get started, answering some questions about hubs outlets and how to think about buying connected gadgets for the first time. We also discuss a few new development boards and why I … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/10/episode-29-the-smart-home-may-one-day-have-a-debt-to-nasa/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 29: The smart home may one day have a debt to NASA</span></a>
Oct 23, 2015
Episode 28: Warm and fuzzy drones and living with Apple’s HomeKit
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Several HomeKit devices finally arrived in the house and were installed with relative ease. I had the Lutron bridge that had come out earlier this summer paired with two dimmer switches, a lamp module and my Nest thermostat, the new Philips Hue bridge that is HomeKit enabled paired to five Hue lights and a Schlage … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/10/episode-28-warm-and-fuzzy-drones-and-living-with-apples-homekit/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 28: Warm and fuzzy drones and living with Apple’s HomeKit</span></a>
Oct 15, 2015
Episode 27: Early adopters will suffer for their love of the smart home
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This week the smart home got some new capabilities with Philips Hue announcing a new HomeKit enabled bridge that also will be upgraded to support the newly announced Nest Weave protocol. Kevin Tofel and I discuss both the new bridge and the new Nest Weave protocol and whether or not we want to keep investing … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/10/episode-27-early-adopters-will-suffer-for-their-love-of-the-smart-home/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 27: Early adopters will suffer for their love of the smart home</span></a>
Oct 08, 2015
Episode 26: A skeptic’s view on the smart home and how to build services, not products
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This week I invited my husband to replace Kevin Tofel (it’s only for this week, y’all) to get a viewpoint from someone who isn’t exactly enamored of the connected home. Andrew Allemann (my husband) talks about the devices he likes and the things he doesn’t. If you’re building a product,he’s worth listening to, although his … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/10/episode-26-a-skeptics-view-on-the-smart-home-and-how-to-build-services-not-products/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 26: A skeptic’s view on the smart home and how to build services, not products</span></a>
Oct 01, 2015
What will happen with Wink and a review of Zuli’s presence-promoting smart outlets
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In episode 25 companies are spending billions trying to figuring out how to use wearables to help seniors age in place so we asked Philips Digital Health solutions’ Liat Ben-Zur on the show to discuss some of the things the health giant is doing to rethink medicine for a connected era. She discussed how the … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/09/what-will-happen-with-wink-and-a-review-of-zulis-presence-promoting-smart-outlets/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">What will happen with Wink and a review of Zuli’s presence-promoting smart outlets</span></a>
Sep 24, 2015
Episode 24: HomeKit surprise and no more passwords for the internet of things
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Apple didn’t cover HomeKit in its massive event last week, but Kevin and spent a good chunk of time explaining what we we knew. Sadly, it’s not a lot, but it should be worth downloading iOS 9 and waiting a few more weeks. In enterprise news, we covered Salesforce’s IoT Cloud news, which will compete … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/09/episode-24-homekit-surprise-and-no-more-passwords-for-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 24: HomeKit surprise and no more passwords for the internet of things</span></a>
Sep 17, 2015
Episode 23: Smart home breweries and Amazon’s konnected kitchen kabinets
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I hope you’re hungry for some smart kitchen news because this week I have smart home analyst and the host of The Smart Home Show podcast Michael Wolf coming on to discuss Amazon’s plans for the kitchen and some really awesome technology he’s seeing in that room of the house. Wolf, who is hosting a … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/09/episode-23-smart-home-breweries-and-amazons-konnected-kitchen-kabinets/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 23: Smart home breweries and Amazon’s konnected kitchen kabinets</span></a>
Sep 10, 2015
Episode 22: The new Nest and behind the scenes with SmartThings’ new hub
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This week has a bunch of updates on old favorites for the smart home with a third generation thermostat from Nest and a new home hub from SmartThings. We start the show with Kevin and I discussing the slimmer Nest thermostat with a bigger screen and software upgrades. Our decision? There is no need to … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/09/episode-22-the-new-nest-and-behind-the-scenes-with-smartthings-new-hub/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 22: The new Nest and behind the scenes with SmartThings’ new hub</span></a>
Sep 03, 2015
Episode 21: Here’s what Amazon’s Echo will and won’t do
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We connected our lights and locks to the Internet and frankly, we don’t seem to be much better off. In this week’s podcast I talk to Claire Rowland a user experience consultant and lead author of Designing Connected Products about why that is, and who actually is better off. We also discuss what she’s discovered … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/08/episode-21-heres-what-amazons-echo-will-and-wont-do/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 21: Here’s what Amazon’s Echo will and won’t do</span></a>
Aug 27, 2015
7 things successful companies do to make money with the Internet of things
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Technical skills are important when it comes to deploying a new connected manufacturing plant or designing a just-in-time inventory management system. But equally important is developing a management culture that can really take advantage of the data transparency that connectivity can offer a business, according to this week’s guest on the IoT podcast. Satya Ramaswamy … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/08/7-things-succesful-companies-do-to-make-money-with-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">7 things successful companies do to make money with the Internet of things</span></a>
Aug 20, 2015
Episode 19: Meet the chef teaching a connected oven how to cook
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This week’s podcast explores how sausage gets made. Actually we explore how roast chickens, cookies and salmon get made. Ryan Baker is the research chef at June, a company making a $1,500 connected oven. When he’s not appearing on the IoT podcast he spends his days baking 15 batches of cookies or 20 batches of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/08/episode-19-meet-the-chef-teaching-a-connected-oven-how-to-cook/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 19: Meet the chef teaching a connected oven how to cook</span></a>
Aug 13, 2015
Episode 18: Why Target chose clear furniture for its smart home concept store
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Forget about connecting your smart home, can you imagine the technical challenge of connecting a rhinoceros to the internet? That’s what a new anti-poaching organization called Protect has done with its effort to connect rhinos in South Africa to the internet as part of an anti-poaching effort. Kevin and I discuss the project on this … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/07/episode-18-why-target-chose-clear-furniture-for-its-smart-home-concept-store/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 18: Why Target chose clear furniture for its smart home concept store</span></a>
Jul 30, 2015
Episode 17: Hacked Jeeps and hardware’s broken funding model
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This week we discuss what happens when you’re driving along in your automobile, and suddenly you’re not in control of the wheel, as happened to a Wired reporter. While, he was lucky, Kevin and I discuss the very real threat this can pose and what the industry and lawmakers propose we do about it. A … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/07/episode-17-hacked-jeeps-and-hardwares-broken-funding-model/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 17: Hacked Jeeps and hardware’s broken funding model</span></a>
Jul 23, 2015
Episode 16: The internet of Ts: Target, Thread, and tennis
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This week we don’t have a guest on the show, but we covered a lot of great stuff starting with the week’s news about The Thread Group releasing its code and Qualcomm joining the group touting the wireless protocol. We also spent a considerable amount of time covering Target’s new retail concept for the internet … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/07/the-internet-of-ts-target-thread-and-tennis/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 16: The internet of Ts: Target, Thread, and tennis</span></a>
Jul 17, 2015
I spent $120 on lights so I could control them with my Amazon Echo
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If you love something you should set it free, but if you love a connected device you should spend gobs of money adding more gadgets until you have a platform. And this week I have done just that, spending $20 on six light bulbs that I can control with my Amazon Echo. I explain how … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/07/i-spent-120-on-lights-so-i-could-control-them-with-my-amazon-echo/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">I spent $120 on lights so I could control them with my Amazon Echo</span></a>
Jul 09, 2015
What does President Obama think about the Internet of things?
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The president recently made a famous podcast appearance but he didn’t talk about the internet of things. Since he has yet to offer to visit the IoT Podcast, I spoke to Darren Samuelsohn, a senior policy reporter at Politico who recently spent seven weeks trying to discover what Washington D.C. thinks about the Internet of … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/07/what-does-president-obama-think-about-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">What does President Obama think about the Internet of things?</span></a>
Jul 02, 2015
Ladies love wearables and you should buy the Amazon Echo: Episode 13
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This week was a big one for fans of the connected home. Amazon announced that its Siri-like personal assistant for the home is now available for anyone to buy, so Kevin Tofel and I did a fairly extensive review on the show. There’s more over at Fortune. Kevin and I also talked about the big … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/06/ladies-love-wearables-and-you-should-buy-the-amazon-echo-episode-13/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Ladies love wearables and you should buy the Amazon Echo: Episode 13</span></a>
Jun 25, 2015
It will soon be so cheap to add connectivity, everyone will do it
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We spend a lot of our time focused on the U.S. market, but this week’s show we review an IP camera from a French company and feature Dave Friedman, the CEO of Ayla Networks, discussing the Internet of things evolution in China. Friedman discusses a recent deal his company signed to provide the back-end infrastructure … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/06/it-will-soon-be-so-cheap-to-add-connectivity-everyone-will-do-it/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">It will soon be so cheap to add connectivity, everyone will do it</span></a>
Jun 18, 2015
Episode 11: HomeKit certification comes at a big cost for consumers and device makers.
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This week Apple disappointed the smart home aficionados at its WWDC conference by not mentioning much in the way of new HomeKit news and new devices. But Kevin Tofel and I discussed the challenges that Apple’s HomeKit partners faced trying to accommodate Apple’s security and hardware needs. This includes the Ecobee CEO’s response to criticism … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/06/homekit-certification-comes-at-a-big-cost-for-consumers-and-device-makers/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 11: HomeKit certification comes at a big cost for consumers and device makers.</span></a>
Jun 12, 2015
Episode 10: When will connected devices get cheaper?
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We now have four devices for Apple’s HomeKit and about as many slides detailing Google’s own entry into the Internet of things with its Brillo operating system and Weave communications platform. Kevin and I discuss what we know about the Google strategy and more importantly, what we don’t yet know. We also discuss some new … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/06/episode-10-when-will-connected-devices-get-cheaper/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 10: When will connected devices get cheaper?</span></a>
Jun 04, 2015
Episode 9: How connected devices will change the way you travel
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Google is about to get into the smart home with new software called Brillo that will connect devices to a router. It won’t be part of the Nest ecosystem of devices, but it will work with Nest devices, according to reports on the Google news. By the time the show airs, we should know more, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/05/how-connected-devices-will-change-the-way-you-travel/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 9: How connected devices will change the way you travel</span></a>
May 28, 2015
Episode 8: Which devices will the internet of things drive to extinction?
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Hold your books and costume jewelry close because they may not survive the connected device revolution, according to Rob Coneybeer of Shasta Ventures. In a conversation on this week’s podcast he and I had a fun conversation about what devices might disappear, what objects might stay analog and what devices get more intelligent as we … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/05/episode-8-which-devices-will-the-internet-of-things-drive-to-extinction/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 8: Which devices will the internet of things drive to extinction?</span></a>
May 21, 2015
Episode 7: How does a startup catch Apple’s and Comcast’s eye?
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Andrew Thomas wanted to build a better doorbell, but now he’s in the enviable position of pitching his wares to Comcast’s millions of subscribers, and is an Apple HomeKit partner. The Skybell co-founder joined my on this week’s podcast to discuss how to allocate time and resources as a hardware startup and also to talk … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/05/how-does-a-startup-catch-apples-and-comcasts-eye/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 7: How does a startup catch Apple’s and Comcast’s eye?</span></a>
May 14, 2015
Episode 6: Who will make the smart home mainstream? Comcast, Amazon or Apple?
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Kevin and I both got what we wanted this week, with Kevin getting his Apple Watch about an hour before we recorded the show and Amazon adding support for If This Then That for the Echo speaker/personal assistant device. However both long-awaited dreams had a few caveats as we explored this week on the show, … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/05/episode-6-who-will-make-the-smart-home-mainstream-comcast-amazon-or-apple/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 6: Who will make the smart home mainstream? Comcast, Amazon or Apple?</span></a>
May 06, 2015
Episode 5: The Apple Watch is a “hot mess” and other design considerations
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The Apple Watch is out, and while Kevin Tofel didn’t wake up early enough to get one, I interview Mark Rolston, the co-founder and chief creative officer at Argo Design, who did, to see what he thinks of his. Rolston is designing the interface for the Peq smart home hub, and discussed how he’s thinking … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/04/episode-5-the-apple-watch-is-a-hot-mess-and-other-design-considerations/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 5: The Apple Watch is a “hot mess” and other design considerations</span></a>
Apr 29, 2015
Episode 4: The evolution of an IoT services business and build a connected garden
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Spring is in the air, so this week’s podcast celebrates with a preview of an upcoming connected garden product that looks pretty smart — the Edyn sensor and connected water valve system that will hit Home Depot shelves in May and is available for pre-orders. Kevin I discuss the solar-powered sensors, and although it’s iOS-only … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/04/episode-4-the-evolution-of-an-iot-services-business-and-build-a-connected-garden/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 4: The evolution of an IoT services business and build a connected garden</span></a>
Apr 22, 2015
Episode 3: Restaurant too dark? You could soon control the lights with your phone.
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This week’s podcast we hit on my favorite topic. Lighting! First we start off in the home with Kevin Tofel and I discussing how I’m using the Amazon Echo to control my Hue lights and a WeMo connected lamp via the Amazon Echo. Then we chat with my guest this week, Willem Smitt, the vice … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/04/episode-3-restaurant-too-dark-you-could-soon-control-the-lights-with-your-phone/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 3: Restaurant too dark? You could soon control the lights with your phone.</span></a>
Apr 15, 2015
Episode 2: Is it too late to secure the internet of things?
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Fans of the connected home got some exciting news when Amazon showed of its Dash Buttons, a simple, connected button that consumers could press to order a single products from the e-commerce giant. The idea is consumers would pop a Tide button by their washing machine, a Cottonelle button by their toilet and an Oil … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/04/episode-2-is-it-too-late-to-secure-the-internet-of-things/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 2: Is it too late to secure the internet of things?</span></a>
Apr 08, 2015
Episode 1: How to build hardware that doesn’t suck
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Welcome to the inaugural Internet of Things Podcast with Stacey Higginbotham. It’s super exciting to be able to share the show with all of you, after these past few weeks of Gigaom closing its doors and us wondering about the fate of the show. This week my co-host Kevin Tofel and I have missed three … <a href="https://iotpodcast.com/2015/04/episode-1-how-to-build-hardware-that-doesnt-suck/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Episode 1: How to build hardware that doesn’t suck</span></a>
Apr 01, 2015