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A show covering everything about the internet of things -- from the smart home to automated factories -- and all of the technology that is required to make the internet of things come to fruition.

A show covering everything about the internet of things -- from the smart home to automated factories -- and all of the technology that is required to make the internet of things come to fruition.
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A show covering everything about the internet of things -- from the smart home to automated factories -- and all of the technology that is required to make the internet of things come to fruition.

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@gigastacey

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English


Episodes

Episode 182: Trump’s tariffs are bad for IoT

9/20/2018
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We’re as excited as you guys to hear about Amazon’s upcoming devices, but we don’t devote too much time to them this week. Instead, we focus on the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit that Amazon unveiled and the alleged new Google Home hub. I also share my experience with the Amazon version of the Geek Squad before … Continue reading Episode 182: Trump’s tariffs are bad for IoT

Duration:00:54:34

Episode 181: Are you ready for IoT to be a $520B business?

9/13/2018
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A lot of people are getting a smart speaker for the holidays. That’s one of the takeaways from a recent survey by Adobe that Kevin and I talk about this week. We follow that up with the new Sonos integration with IFTTT before covering a $6.7 billion semiconductor merger. Also on the chip side, we … Continue reading Episode 181: Are you ready for IoT to be a $520B business?

Duration:00:58:12

Episode 180: Alexa and Google are the real smart home standards

9/6/2018
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This week we learn more details about Lenovo’s smart home line and talk about Amazon’s new Alexa API for sensors and motion detectors. We touch on a combined router/smart speaker that has Kevin feeling vindicated and talk about the challenges new business models such as Target’s Fetch program face. The Open Connectivity Foundation’s latest version … Continue reading Episode 180: Alexa and Google are the real smart home standards

Duration:00:50:37

Episode 179: IFA news and bringing extreme wattage to your kitchen

8/30/2018
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This week in Germany, the IFA trade show is the place to be. Unfortunately Kevin and I aren’t there, but we share a lot of the news that came out from the first half of the show. This includes smart speakers at the high end and lower end, crazy connected kitchen tech and a HomeKit enabled … Continue reading Episode 179: IFA news and bringing extreme wattage to your kitchen

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 178: Facebook’s smart speaker and a new security startup

8/23/2018
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This week’s show kicks off with Kevin and I trying to figure out Facebook’s voice ambitions. We then explain how Google is using IoT data and AI to shave 40% in energy use in its data centers. This is the future. From there we talk about that future’s dark side with a survey on consumer … Continue reading Episode 178: Facebook’s smart speaker and a new security startup

Duration:00:52:13

Episode 177: Defcon hacks and blockchain facts

8/16/2018
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We kick off this week’s show with an overview of the stories coming out of the Defcon security conference held this week in Las Vegas. Keeping security in mind, we talk about Amazon Web Services’ new cloud IoT security product, and Google’s lack of transparency around location data tracking. From there we move to Wi-Fi … Continue reading Episode 177: Defcon hacks and blockchain facts

Duration:00:51:25

Episode 176: Why did Apple join the Thread Group?

8/9/2018
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This week Kevin and I kick off the show with our thoughts on the future of hearables before explaining why we think Apple joined the Thread Group and what it means for future HomeKit products. From there we talked about a new report suggesting that IoT will be a $520 billion industry by 2021 and how enterprise … Continue reading Episode 176: Why did Apple join the Thread Group?

Duration:00:56:01

Episode 175: GE slims down and Otis tries Alexa in elevators

8/2/2018
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This week on the show Kevin and I speculate what digital assets GE will sell and discuss the sad bankruptcy of French smart home company Sen.se. After hitting the sad news, we talked about the latest HomePod feature expected in iOS 12 and the fact that Apple didn’t say much about HomePod in its latest … Continue reading Episode 175: GE slims down and Otis tries Alexa in elevators

Duration:00:55:00

Episode 174: How Wyze makes such a crazy, good camera for cheap

7/26/2018
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This week I was at Google’s cloud event in San Francisco while Kevin swapped out his video doorbells. We discuss Google’s news related to edge computing and several pieces of doorbell news before talking about a few recent articles that show how far the smart home has to come. Kevin talks about the first NB-IoT tracker … Continue reading Episode 174: How Wyze makes such a crazy, good camera for cheap

Duration:00:47:44

Episode 173: Nest CEO is out and Jacuzzi is in with the IoT

7/19/2018
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Nest’s CEO has been forced out, and GE and Microsoft create even deeper integrations for industrial IoT. Also this week, UPS creates a partnership with a startup to take on Amazon Key, and we discus the common question of if you should upgrade your Echo? There’s a lot of lock news, some connected car fundings (Zoox … Continue reading Episode 173: Nest CEO is out and Jacuzzi is in with the IoT

Duration:00:53:32

Episode 172: The smart home goes public

7/12/2018
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This week’s show takes up last week’s news of Netgear’s Arlo division and Sonos filing for initial public offerings. Kevin and I share what we see in the filings and what it means for the smart home. We also discuss Amazon’s Prime Day deals and Google’s answering sale with Walmart, before digging into this week’s … Continue reading Episode 172: The smart home goes public

Duration:00:46:13

Episode 171: Your smart home questions, answered!

7/5/2018
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This week Kevin and I decided to do something a bit unusual, turning our segment where we answer listener’s questions into the entire show. You guys have been sending a lot of interesting questions to the Schlage IoT Podcast Listener Hotline, and we hated to leave so many unanswered, so we combined a slow holiday … Continue reading Episode 171: Your smart home questions, answered!

Duration:00:30:33

Episode 170: Smart stents, surveillance tech and Alexa-powered faucets

6/28/2018
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This week’s episode begins on a grim note, as Kevin and I discuss the New York Times’ story about how smart home gadgets can become another point of control in abusive relationships. From there we touch on the new Wi-Fi WPA3 security standard and Tesla’s new plan to charge users for data and what it … Continue reading Episode 170: Smart stents, surveillance tech and Alexa-powered faucets

Duration:00:51:49

Episode 169: Alexa gets a hotel gig

6/21/2018
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This week in IoT news, Kevin and I talk about AT&T’s plans to launch an NB-IoT network. Then we talk about the pros and cons of Marriott putting Alexa into hotel rooms. We also talk about a new voice assistant for the enterprise, HP Enterprises’ $4 billion investment in IoT, and digital rights management in … Continue reading Episode 169: Alexa gets a hotel gig

Duration:00:52:32

Episode 168: How GE’s Current curtailed dreams to meet reality

6/14/2018
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This week Kevin and I spend a bit of time on industrial IoT news with Rockwell Automation’s $1 billion investment in PTC and also ARM’s buy of a Stream Technologies. On the consumer side, we debate Wi-Fi subscription plans and Nest’s price drop and Ring’s new security system. We also talk about Thread’s milestone in industrial IoT, … Continue reading Episode 168: How GE’s Current curtailed dreams to meet reality

Duration:00:54:56

Episode 167: Apple’s WWDC news and connected musicians

6/7/2018
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Kevin kicks off the show with his thoughts on Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference news, including Siri’s new IFTTT-like abilities. We continue with Alexa finding a home on computers and a discussion of the OVAL sensor that’s hoping to crowdfund a second-generation product. I’m disappointed that Lenovo’s new Google Assistant screen-enabled device won’t ship until … Continue reading Episode 167: Apple’s WWDC news and connected musicians

Duration:00:49:04

166: Alexa gets better at business and AI at the edge

5/31/2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation took effect last week so we kick off this episode by talking about what it means for IoT devices. We then hit the Z-Wave security news and explain why it isn’t so bad, after which we indulge in some speculation on Amazon’s need to buy a security company. We also … Continue reading 166: Alexa gets better at business and AI at the edge

Duration:00:51:45

Episode 165: How Sears plans to use IoT

5/24/2018
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I was at the Parks Connections event that covers the smart home this week, so I share a few thoughts on what’s holding back adoption and how to think about using AI to create a smart home. From there Kevin talks about the new meeting function offered by Alexa and we add nuance to the … Continue reading Episode 165: How Sears plans to use IoT

Duration:00:49:02

Episode 164: New Wi-Fi standards and robots

5/17/2018
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The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new standard for mesh networks, and Kevin and I are on top of it, discussing what it means, who’s participating, and whether or not it matters. We then tackle Sigfox’s new sensor and network in a box offering before sharing details on a new home hub from Hubitat that … Continue reading Episode 164: New Wi-Fi standards and robots

Duration:00:47:49

Episode 163: Everything IoT from Microsoft Build and Google I/O

5/10/2018
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This week was a big one in the tech ecosystem with Microsoft and Google both hosting their big developer conferences. Microsoft’s featured a lot more IoT. Google shared a few updates for its Google Home and, prior to the show, made its Android Things operating system available. In Alexa news, Microsoft showed off its integration … Continue reading Episode 163: Everything IoT from Microsoft Build and Google I/O

Duration:00:46:30