Home: On #089 – Addressable Lighting, with Dana Kunz

May 22, 2017 by

Amazon extends the Echo line and capabilities, Ecobee releases the first third-party product with Alexa on board, and Dana Kunz from Avi-on joins Richard after Lightfair to discuss some of the trends we’re seeing from their company and in the industry. Plus we have a few quick interviews from the floor at Lightfair.

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Home: On #088 – It’s Complicated, with Molly Wood

May 1, 2017 by

Samsung releases an impressive new Wi-Fi system but initially limits it to Galaxy S8 users, Burger King and Dominos try to play tricks with your digital home assistants, and Molly Wood joins us for a spirited discussion about how so many smart devices just seem plain dumb. Are the devices really dumb...or maybe just too complicated for most consumers?

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Echo Has a New Look

Apr 29, 2017 by

Amazon's latest move into the fashion space is a new Echo device with an onboard camera to take pictures of you wearing your favorite outfits in your dressing area. The possibilities are fascinating...and perhaps a bit frightening.

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The Disconnected Bulb

Apr 21, 2017 by

As connected lighting options expand, the landscape is becoming increasingly confusing and fragmented. But there is hope in the form of new innovations that better address consumers' needs and improve usability.

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Home: On #087 – The Connected Car, with Ljuba Miljkovic

Apr 17, 2017 by

IKEA finally moves into smart home retail with the introduction of its connected lighting line in U.S. markets, Google Home expands its capabilities and markets, and Ljuba Miljkovic, co-founder of Automatic, joins us to discuss the potential of including your car in your connected life and home.

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Home: On #086 – DIY Security, with Dave McCabe

Mar 27, 2017 by

RESET host Dave McCabe joins us to touch on the latest news updates and talk through some of the challenges he's facing as he looks to extend his smart home setup to be a DIY security system. Is spinning your own home security the right solution for you? We discuss some of the things you should consider.

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Home: On #085 – Hey Dingus, with James Montemagno

Mar 6, 2017 by

DMZ alum and listener favorite James Montemagno joins Richard to talk about today's digital home assistants and, in particular, his own experience with Google Home. This highly technical guy’s first dive into smarthome tech is a telling tale about the current state of this market.

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Stringify Adds the Power of Insteon Scenes

Feb 27, 2017 by

Connected services integration platform Stringify now supports Insteon scenes, giving you powerful new control and capabilities in your Insteon smart home.

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Home: On #084 – Post CES, with Josh Pollard

Feb 6, 2017 by

The DMZ’s Josh Pollard joins Richard after CES with some vendor interviews and to share their thoughts on some of their favorite products at the show. We’re a bit late bringing you these interviews, but there’s a lot of great stuff here, so we hope you’ll enjoy them just the same.

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Kwikset (Finally) Brings the HomeKit with Premis Lock

Feb 3, 2017 by

Last year, Kwikset announced that it would be producing a smart lock that would be compatible with Apple's HomeKit ecosystem. Nearly a year later, Kwikset delivers the Premis Lock with a familiar form and featureset.

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SmartThings Will Soon Work with Lutron Caséta

Jan 11, 2017 by

SmartThings users will soon be able to integrate with the Lutron Caséta Wireless bridge, enabling control of Lutron lighting and Serena Shades.

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NVIDIA Announces an Even Smarter SHIELD TV

Jan 8, 2017 by

NVIDIA has made one of the best streaming set-top boxes even smarter. 4k Amazon video is coming to the new device along with Google Assistant, and even SmartThings!

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