Home: On

Home: On is a show focused on the connected home and home automation topics for the enthusiast and do-it-yourself communities. Every other week, we run through industry news, take a closer look at interesting products, share project ideas, or present topics for information and education purposes. Host Richard Gunther is joined by a rotation of co-hosts and guests from the industry, including consumers, industry experts, and executives from companies offering smart products of their own.


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Home: On #078 – Our Homes, with Veronica Belmont

Oct 10, 2016 by

Canary reveals a new security camera for indoor and outdoor use, Google finally reveals more about its anticipated Google Home product, and Veronica Belmont joins the show to talk about the smarthome tech she and Richard each use in their respective homes.

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Home: On #077 – The Echo Chamber, with Josh Pollard

Sep 29, 2016 by

We didn't attend CEDIA this year, but that's OK because Alexa basically stole the show anyway. Josh Pollard joins us to talk about all the Echo (and some other CEDIA) news. We also discuss some HomeKit updates now that Apple has officially released iOS 10.

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Home: On #076 – Hey Sonos…, with Ashley Daigneault

Sep 12, 2016 by

Ashley Daigneault joins us to catch up on a surprising amount of news for this time of year. Sonos finally opens up to third-party integration, Philips announces new Hue products at IFA Berlin, and everybody wants to work with the Echo...including Sonos (but you're going to have to wait for that)!

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Home: On #075 – The Integration Trifecta, with Chris Allen

Aug 11, 2016 by

Your car may be the latest accessory to your smart home, Savant releases its long-anticipated consumer-targeted remote, and iDevices CEO Chris Allen joins us to talk about their moves in the connected home with HomeKit, Echo, and more. And stick with us for a special giveaway for many of our listeners.

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Home: On #074 – The First House, with Anthony Lemos

Jul 28, 2016 by

Richard's friend Anthony just bought his first house, and he’s ready to deck it out with the latest in smarthome tech. But before diving too deeply into that, they ponder Nest’s decision to build an outdoor camera with a long, ugly cable. Seriously, that thing is ugly.

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Home: On #073 – HomeKit Revisited, with Adam Justice

Jul 5, 2016 by

We get a sneak peak at the Bluetooth 5 specs, Nest finally does something new-ish, and Apple comes through in a big way for HomeKit. Adam Justice joins us from WWDC to talk through all the announcements.

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Home: On #072 – Staples Retreats, with Richard Green

Jun 13, 2016 by

Richard Green joins us to catch up on smarthome news, and there’s a lot of it! Google introduces a home voice interface, Tony Fadell is out, and Staples retreats from the connected home. We also run through some of the new products out in stores these days.

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

Jun 3, 2016 by

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

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Home: On #070 – Educating Consumers, with Josh Bradshaw

May 10, 2016 by

Staples Connect may not be long for this world, Philips' long-awaited update to Hue is somewhat puzzling, and Muzzley's Josh Bradshaw joins us to discuss how aggregation services can educate consumers and ultimately simplify home automation.

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Home: On #069 – A Home Concierge, with Tom Coates

Apr 26, 2016 by

Between all the drama around Nest and Revolv and all the new products to catch up on, there's a lot to discuss with Thington co-founder Tom Coates. Get Tom's perspective on all the news, then learn about the genesis and launch of a new type of concierge for your home or office.

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Home: On #068 – SXSW Interactive, with Mike Wolf

Apr 1, 2016 by

Live from SXSW Interactive, where smart home, smart kitchen, and smart cities are hot topics. We catch up with Industry Analyst Mike Wolf then get a chance to speak with some of the companies here in Austin at the event, including b8ta, Yonomi, and ConnectSense.

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Home: On #067 – Standards Consolidation, with Josh Pollard

Mar 14, 2016 by

The Echo keeps getting more useful in the smart home, a new standard could mean the end of AllJoyn, and Revolv advises its customers of an imminent shutdown. DMZ colleague Josh Pollard joins Richard for this news-packed episode of Home: On.

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