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 #060 – Kitchen Panels

Nov 20, 2015 by

We invite you to join Richard on stage at the Smart Kitchen Summit with representatives from Amazon, Moen, WeMo, Williams-Sonoma, and Zonoff talking about how they’re bringing the smart kitchen to consumers today and in the future.

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Home: On #059 – The Smart Kitchen, with Mike Wolf

Nov 5, 2015 by

Round two of HomeKit-compatible devices starts to roll out, Lowe's quietly launches the second generation Iris hub, and Mike Wolf discusses why smart kitchen technology is starting to make a big splash in the marketplace.

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Home: On #058 – CEDIA 2015, with Jason Griffing

Nov 2, 2015 by

HomeTech’s Jason Griffing joins Richard at CEDIA 2015 before they canvas the floor to find the latest consumer home technology at this largely Integrator-focused show. Due to the convergence we’re seeing in the market these days, you may be a little surprised at some of the things they find.

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Home: On #057 – Introducing Homeboy, with Matt Wilks

Oct 14, 2015 by

This week's news is all about integration: More stuff works with Nest, Insteon works with Echo, Ring works with Wink, and Richard is joined by colleague Matt Wilks to reveal the launch and availability of Homeboy—apps designed to simplify your Insteon experience.

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Home: On #056 – Customer Focus, with Matt Swatsky

Sep 30, 2015 by

Quirky declares bankruptcy, Hue adds to its product lineup, and Richard gushes over Serena shades and Pico remotes with guest co-host Matt Swatsky from Lutron. He tried to get a scoop on Lutron’s anticipated HomeKit updates, but we’ll just have to wait to hear more about that. It shouldn’t be too long now.

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Home: On #055 – UK Perspectives, with Garry Whittaker

Sep 21, 2015 by

Harmony can now control your Insteon devices, Richard shares how he ensures his garage doors are closed, and Garry Whittaker of The Digital Lifestyle Show joins Richard to discuss the state of the home automation industry in the United Kingdom.

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Home: On #054 – Securing Communities, with Jamie Siminoff

Aug 31, 2015 by

Jamie Siminoff, the inventor of the Ring Video Doorbell joins us to talk about their product, their recent round of funding, and their mission...which may not be what you might expect from this company. It’s less about convenience and more about security.

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Home: On #053 – Property Management, with Gregg Stebben

Aug 11, 2015 by

Men's Health Tech Editor Gregg Stebben joins us to share his experiences using connected locks and other smarthome products as part of his standard toolkit for managing rental properties. Now...if only he could find one system to pull it all together.

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Home: On #052 – Better Experiences, with Joe Johnston

Jul 27, 2015 by

The HomeKit news continues, and it’s not good. New devices launch while others temporarily stop shipping. And user experience expert Joe Johnston joins us to discuss how he thinks the smarthome experience will improve in the not-too-distant future.

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Home: On #051 – Going Hubless, with Adam Miarka

Jul 9, 2015 by

The smarthome space may face something of a shakeout in the months ahead, Lutron releases its updated smart bridge for the Caséta Wireless Lighting products, and Adam Miarka joins us to discuss life beyond the smarthome hub.

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Home: On #050 – HomeKit Confusion, with Josh Pollard

Jun 15, 2015 by

DMZ colleague Josh Pollard joins Richard to mark 50 episodes of Home: On over the past two years and discuss what’s changed in their respective homes as the industry continues to grow and evolve. And with HomeKit products releasing now, you can be sure they spent some time talking about that hot mess plus a bit of other smarthome news.

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Home: On #049 – Delivering Comfort, with Rahul Raj

Jun 8, 2015 by

NuTone enters the smarthome space with some rebranded white-box products, HomeKit-compatible devices start to hit the market, and Ecobee’s Rahul Raj joins us to discuss the Ecobee3 smart thermostat and some of their latest announcements.

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