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Home: On #109 – CEDIA Live!

9/11/2018
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We’re in San Diego, California, live-ish at the 2018 CEDIA Expo. We had some great discussions with Control4, Insteon, Sonos, Monoprice and the Z-Wave Alliance—organizations that each span the gap, to some degree, between the installer channel and DIY consumers. The post Home: On #109 – CEDIA Live! appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:54:53

Home: On #108 – Talking Polyglots, with Brad McAdams

8/23/2018
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Samsung announces a new SmartThings hub and Bixby-powered speaker, June introduces a second-generation smart oven with a dramatically lower price, and Brad McAdams joins us from Universal Devices to dive deep into the ISY controllers. The post Home: On #108 – Talking Polyglots, with Brad McAdams appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:50:11

Home: On #107 – A Diplomatic Rant, with Joe Dugandzic

8/13/2018
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Honeywell, Netgear, and Philips have new smart home products, Ecobee wants to save you some more money, and Richard’s sick of everyone triggering his digital assistants. We’re joined by smart home YouTuber Joe Dugandzic, who posits that the smart home market is getting kind of boring—and he might have a point. The post Home: On #107 – A Diplomatic Rant, with Joe Dugandzic appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:01:04:32

Home: On #106 – Lights: On, with Carlton Bale

7/24/2018
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This episode is all about lighting! Richard shares interviews with Avi-on, Feit Electric, Sylvania, and Noon Home from his visit to Lightfair and discusses show highlights with attendee Carlton Bale. But there's a lot of lighting news to run through too, including Philips' new outdoor fixtures, new HomeKit support for GE and Wemo devices, and BeON Home's closure. The post Home: On #106 – Lights: On, with Carlton Bale appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:01:05:01

Home: On #105 – The HomeKit Draft, with Adam Justice

6/15/2018
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Adam Justice from ConnectSense joins the show again to discuss the latest smart home news, and he’s on location at Apple’s WWDC in San Jose. They discuss what’s going on there, including reviewing the WWDC draft picks they selected on Adam's show before the conference started. How did Richard do? (Not too well.) The post Home: On #105 – The HomeKit Draft, with Adam Justice appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:47:48

Home: On #104 – Going Local, with Patrick Stuart

5/21/2018
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There’s a new hub in town, and its name is Hubitat Elevation. Hubitat’s Patrick Stuart joins us to discuss why their local control solution is better for you, your home, and your data than just trusting it all to the cloud. And if you’re used to programming for SmartThings, you’re going to feel right at home. The post Home: On #104 – Going Local, with Patrick Stuart appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:54:23

Home: On #103 – Product Updates, with Nick Langston

5/1/2018
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Philips gets into outdoor lighting, Nest finally releases some new products including the long-awaited Yale door lock and remote temperature sensors! There’s a bunch of other products updates, too, and IoT expert Nick Langston is here with us to run through it all. The post Home: On #103 – Product Updates, with Nick Langston appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:38:18

Home: On #102 – Leveraging Platforms, with Kent Dickson

4/2/2018
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Richard spends some time catching up with Yonomi CEO Kent Dickson at this year’s SXSW. Yonomi has been rolling out some big updates for users of its smart home app, but the real power behind this app is the platform Yonomi’s been building and is now leveraging for third-party hardware manufacturers. We also have lots of feedback to catch up on. The post Home: On #102 – Leveraging Platforms, with Kent Dickson appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:42:37

Home: On #101 – Hey Lady, with Adam Justice

3/6/2018
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Adam Justice returns to discuss the latest connected home news before sharing his thoughts on and experience with Apple’s latest entry into the smart speaker space. In the news: new products from iDevices and Wyze. Oh, and Amazon purchases Ring…while they’re recording. The post Home: On #101 – Hey Lady, with Adam Justice appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:57:20

Home: On #100 – The Hundredth One, with Josh Pollard

2/21/2018
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Can you believe we’ve done this one hundred times now? So of course I invited Josh Pollard back to reminisce about the last four and a half years of Home: On and the smart home industry at large. We also talk a little bit about what’s ahead. Spoilers: I’m looking for a new job! The post Home: On #100 – The Hundredth One, with Josh Pollard appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:53:13

Home: On #099 – CES Afar, with Seth Johnson

2/5/2018
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CES 2018 is in our past, but we have some final stories to share and some perspectives from on the show floor and from afar as HomeTech.FM’s Seth Johnson joins us to discuss the highs, lows, and trends of the show. While we were there, we recorded some quick conversations with some of our favorite smarthome product vendors, including Blink, Wemo, and Samsung SmartThings. The post Home: On #099 – CES Afar, with Seth Johnson appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:01:08:46

Home: On #098 – CES Wishes, with Megan Wollerton

1/7/2018
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CES is right around the corner, and in what has become something of a tradition, we’re joined by one of the tech experts from CNET’s Smart Home. This year, Megan Wollerton helps recap last year’s CES while making some predictions—almost more like wishes—about this year’s show, which is right around the corner. We also run through a bunch of news and product updates. The post Home: On #098 – CES Wishes, with Megan Wollerton appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:56:19

Home: On #097 – Fireside ’17, from Technology.FM [fixed]

12/27/2017
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In what has become something of an annual tradition, we’re happy to bring you the Technology.FM Fireside Chat (DMZ Remix). Richard again joins Jason Griffing, Seth Johnson, and Mike Wolf for this third edition of our year-in-review. What were our favorite smart home stories, what do we think will be big next year, and how did we do on last year’s predictions? The post Home: On #097 – Fireside ’17, from Technology.FM [fixed] appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:01:01:03

Home: On #096 – Project Updates, with Josh Pollard

12/11/2017
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Harman Kardon has released a Cortana-powered speaker while Apple delays its own, Wink gets into the security space as ADT puts legal pressure on Ring, and one of our favorites, Stack Lighting, has pivoted away from consumer products altogether. As we approach the holidays, Josh Pollard joins us to discuss all this recent smart home news, catch us up on home projects, and share some gift recommendations. The post Home: On #096 – Project Updates, with Josh Pollard appeared first on The...

Duration:01:06:22

Home: On #095 – Kitchen Panels, with Mike Wolf

11/20/2017
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The Smart Kitchen Summit's curator, Mike Wolf, joins us to review the discussions that Richard facilitated at this year's event. Included in this episode, you'll hear Richard's own panel, Don't Brick My Fridge, where he discusses with his panelists some of the issues businesses face when selling connected products. The post Home: On #095 – Kitchen Panels, with Mike Wolf appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:01:02:16

Home: On #094 – Security News, with Rose Thibodeaux

10/23/2017
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With lots of new security products in the news, who better to join us than Home Alarm Report’s Rose Thibodeaux! We walk through the anticipated offerings from Nest and Ring, plus we look at all the new Echo editions and share the usual updates on previously discussed products and services. The post Home: On #094 – Security News, with Rose Thibodeaux appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:52:54

Home: On #093 – CEDIA 2017

9/25/2017
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CEDIA 2017 was in San Diego this year, and we were on the ground to see what’s trending. We spoke with some of our old friends, and we spent time with some vendors we haven’t previously interviewed. Voice is King, or Queen as it were, and consumer products continue to change the face of home technology—even in the professional space. The post Home: On #093 – CEDIA 2017 appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:34:47

Home: On #092 – System Recovery, with Doug Krug

8/31/2017
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It's been a long time since we've covered the news, and the DMZ's newest contributor, Doug Krug, helps us wade through some of the news we missed. Will.i.am breathes new life into Wink; Ring, Schlage, and Sylvania bring new products to market; and Thington is, sadly, no more. Plus: Doug has some good advice on how you should prepare for the inevitable hub failure and recovery process. The post Home: On #092 – System Recovery, with Doug Krug appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:52:54

Home: On #091 – The Kitchen Challenge

7/31/2017
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We look at some of the opportunities and challenges facing companies bringing new technology and connectivity to kitchen devices and appliances. What should manufacturers consider as they explore new technology for the kitchen, and what do consumers need to be thinking about as this space expands? The post Home: On #091 – The Kitchen Challenge appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:29:49

Home: On #090 – Home Smart, with Björn Block

6/19/2017
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The digital home assistant space is heating up, IFTTT finally (sort of) adds more T’s, and Richard does his best to pronounce Trådfri, the new smart lighting collection that IKEA’s Björn Block joins us to discuss. Smart lighting is right in IKEA’s wheelhouse, but they’re just getting started. The post Home: On #090 – Home Smart, with Björn Block appeared first on The Digital Media Zone.

Duration:00:48:38