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 #042 – A New Home, with Mike Faucher

Feb 16, 2015 by

Friend of the show Mike Faucher joins us to discuss the latest smarthome news and bring us up to speed on the home automation projects he's undertaking in his new home. An ISY994i controls Insteon devices throughout the house, but does Insteon alone meet all of his needs?

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Home: On #041 – CES Reflections

Jan 26, 2015 by

Richard reflects on his findings at CES earlier this month, including trends and hot product news. CREE finally releases its anticipated connected bulb, and it looks like a winner. And a series of show floor interviews wraps our coverage of CES 2015.

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Home: On #040 – CES Begins

Jan 9, 2015 by

As CES 2015 opens, we talk with some of the many vendors exhibiting in Las Vegas at CES Unveiled and PEPCOM Digital Experience. Interviews with Ecovent, Ring, Thread Group, Ecobee, and others give us insight into the products we can expect to see in stores this year.

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Home: On #039 – Holiday Preparations, with Josh Pollard

Dec 22, 2014 by

DMZ colleague Josh Pollard joins us on this special holiday episode of Home: On to run through some news updates, talk about how to ready your smarthome for the holidays, and share some gift ideas for your favorite smarthome geeks (and for themselves).

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Home: On #038 – INSTEON Revisited, with Paul Braren

Dec 12, 2014 by

Quirky + GE combine forces to release new smarthome products; INSTEON sneaks out a new, inexpensive hub; and ZigBee 3.0 might finally standardize an otherwise splintered technology space. These stories and more, as Tinkertry’s Paul Braren joins Richard on this news-packed episode.

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Home: On #037 – Open Automation, with Marco Schwartz

Nov 17, 2014 by

Marco Schwartz, author of Home Automation with Arduino, joins us to discuss open home automation. If you have a maker mentality, and you want complete control over your connected devices, open home automation may be for you. Marco walks through some of the more interesting projects he’s completed and points us toward some resources available to get you started.

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Home: On #036 – Revolv Exits, with Mike Wolf

Oct 29, 2014 by

Staples releases an updated Connect Hub with ZigBee and Bluetooth LE support, the August lock ships—but Apple Stores get it before those who pre-ordered, and analyst Mike Wolf joins Richard to discuss the unexpected news that Nest has purchased Revolv, and they've discontinued Revolv’s only product offering...the multi-protocol hub.

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Home: On #035 – Catching Up, with Tom Merritt

Oct 7, 2014 by

Daily Tech News Show host Tom Merritt joins us to catch up on the latest smarthome news, including recent product announcements from Wink and Logitech, a lawsuit from iControl, and a truly smart connected LED bulb.

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Home: On #034 – CEDIA Expo

Sep 19, 2014 by

At CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver, Colorado, Richard takes to the floor and interviews vendors offering products and technologies for your connected home.

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Home: On #033 – Solving Problems, with Dave McCabe

Sep 12, 2014 by

Elgato releases a connected bulb and home monitoring solution, of course there’s lighting news—most recently from Philips and GE—and Dave McCabe joins Richard to talk about his entrée into home automation to solve specific problems around his home and projects he’s undertaken using SmartThings.

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Home: On #032 – Retail Struggles, with Dave Zatz

Aug 30, 2014 by

Revolv joins the AllSeen Alliance, Samsung’s purchase of SmartThings is confirmed, and Dave Zatz joins Richard to discuss retail’s sloppy moves in bringing smarthome products to the masses.

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Home: On #031 – Integration Assistance, with Jason Griffing

Aug 18, 2014 by

Integrator Jason Griffing from HomeTech.fm joins us to discuss the latest news in the smarthome space, then he gives us some insight into how an integrator may be able to help even a DIY enthusiast for both large and small projects.

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