Chamberlain kills its overpriced, unreliable HomeKit Home Bridge, Tado has a money-saving program that might use more energy, Lutron adds to its Caséta lineup, and everyone’s getting into Matter. HomeKit developer Matt Corey talks about some of the ways he’s using HomeKit, Shortcuts, and the Mac to help HomeKit users do more with smart lighting.
Home: On is a podcast focused on the connected home and home automation topics for the enthusiast and DIY communities. We run through industry news, take a closer look at interesting products, share project ideas, and present topics for information and education. Host Richard Gunther is joined by co-hosts and guests from the space, including industry experts, consumers, and company representatives. Past guests have included Molly Wood, Host and Senior Tech Correspondent for Marketplace; Jamie Siminoff, CEO and founder of Ring; and Mike Wolf, founder of NextMarket Insights and creator of the Smart Kitchen Summit.
Home: On is also part of Technology.FM, a curated collection of technology podcasts, including great shows like The Smart Home Show, the HomeTech.FM podcast, and The Food Tech Show.
You’re moving into a new home, and you want to do things right from the start. Where do you begin? This is the situation Richard’s friend Kent Fellure finds himself in, and we’re delighted to talk with him about some options for security, lighting, HVAC, and more. And of course, Kent joins in some banter about this month’s smart home news from Wemo, Twinkly, and LIFX.