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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


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Episode 133: August’s new doorbell and Vitamix blends with Bluetooth

10/12/2017
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Both Dell and Salesforce made big announcements about their internet of things plans this week, so Kevin and I try to break that down for people. We then discussed Amazon trying to deliver things to the trunk of your car, Google Home going too far in recording conversations and updates to hardware for autonomous cars. … Continue reading Episode 133: August’s new doorbell and Vitamix blends with Bluetooth

Duration: 00:43:40


Episode 132: Ring’s new security system and scaling sensors

10/5/2017
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This show is awesome, but we don’t discuss the Google or Sonos news, because it happened after we recorded. I just want to let y’all know going in. Instead we cover Ring’s new security system, ADT’s pair up with SmartThings and why home security is so hot right now. We also talk about a new … Continue reading Episode 132: Ring’s new security system and scaling sensors

Duration: 00:51:02


Episode 131: Amazon’s new gear and Nest’s Matt Rogers

9/28/2017
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This week’s show features a quick rundown of Amazon’s new devices. It also has a lot of exciting news on the wearable front. Kevin Tofel reviews his Apple Watch with LTE and we also discuss a new program from the Food and Drug Administration that will allow nine companies to get pre-certifications for their devices. … Continue reading Episode 131: Amazon’s new gear and Nest’s Matt Rogers

Duration: 00:48:17


Episode 130: Nest’s a security company now and Hitachi’s new industrial IoT explained

9/21/2017
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Wow. This week saw some big news from Nest as it announced a new security system plus other devices. August also updated its line of locks and promised a better doorbell. Meanwhile, rumors of an Amazon Alexa security system or even glasses emerged. And Google leaked some news. We also talked about smart grid M&A … Continue reading Episode 130: Nest’s a security company now and Hitachi’s new industrial IoT explained

Duration: 00:45:23


Episode 129: Apple’s missing IoT news and adding blockchain to the energy grid

9/14/2017
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This week’s Apple announcement didn’t offer much for the IoT fans in the audience, although Kevin is deciding if he want’s the LTE-capable Apple Watch. We also talk about a big Bluetooth security vulnerability and Chamberlain’s decision to charge customers who want to create IFTTT integrations. We cover some news about EdgeX Foundry, a new … Continue reading Episode 129: Apple’s missing IoT news and adding blockchain to the energy grid

Duration: 00:53:11


Everything you need to know from CEDIA

9/11/2017
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Grab your headset for a special bonus edition of the Internet of Things Podcast from the CEDIA show floor in San Diego. Last week I attended the show, which is aimed at the professional AV installer market to understand what’s hot, what’s not and how the business of home automation will evolve. I saw some … Continue reading Everything you need to know from CEDIA

Duration: 00:26:48


Episode 128: The coolest fridges at IFA and how to build a connected product

9/7/2017
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This week launched our new hotline feature with a comment and question from you guys. Keep them coming! Before we got to the Q&A, Kevin and I discussed news from IFA, Europe’s largest appliance show. There are smart fridges, roaming fridges, washing machines and yes, speakers. We also discussed a Cat-1M network in Africa, noting … Continue reading Episode 128: The coolest fridges at IFA and how to build a connected product

Duration: 00:54:51


Episode 127: Alexa gets multi-room audio and teaching devices to lie to one another

8/31/2017
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GE is not giving up on its industrial IoT dreams, but it is scaling back a bit. We discuss what that means before diving into an array of assistant news. Kevin and I give some tips for using the Amazon Echo’s multi-room audio feature before discussing what the partnership between Amazon and Microsoft’s Cortana means. … Continue reading Episode 127: Alexa gets multi-room audio and teaching devices to lie to one another

Duration: 00:48:29


Episode 126: Sonos wants to brick your speakers

8/24/2017
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The breaking story as we recorded this show was Sonos updating its Terms of Service to prepare for the Amazon Echo integration. As part of this update, the connected speaker maker confirmed that customers who did not accede to the new terms of service would see their devices stop working in the future. This didn’t … Continue reading Episode 126: Sonos wants to brick your speakers

Duration: 00:51:00


Episode 125: Lockstate’s big goof and a super sensor from MIT

8/17/2017
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How do you turn a deadbolt into a brick? Update its software! That’s not funny, especially if you’re Lockstate, which rendered 500 connected door locks useless with a software update last week. Kevin and I add a bit of context to the event and then jump right into discussions about Anker’s Eufy Genie, a connected … Continue reading Episode 125: Lockstate’s big goof and a super sensor from MIT

Duration: 00:54:57


Episode 124: How to think about cybersecurity in old-line industries

8/10/2017
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In this week’s show, we issue a major correction owing to my lack of pop culture information, discuss a fully automated T-shirt factory and wonder why we don’t have more exciting news from the world of energy harvesting technology. On the smart home front, Kevin and I rethink our aversion to Apple’s HomeKit, discuss Google … Continue reading Episode 124: How to think about cybersecurity in old-line industries

Duration: 00:54:16


Episode 123: Whatever happened to Wink and DefCon’s greatest hacks

8/3/2017
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Security was a big topic this week in the internet of things, so on the podcast we talk about news from Defcon, efforts to hack the Amazon Echo and our take on the Senate’s new IoT security bill. We also cover the week’s big news of the Wink platform getting sold to Will.i.am, Eero’s new … Continue reading Episode 123: Whatever happened to Wink and DefCon’s greatest hacks

Duration: 00:48:28


Episode 122: Roombas, an IIoT dictionary and IoT networks galore

7/27/2017
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Kevin Tofel and I crammed a fine mix of IoT news into the show this week, starting with news of an employer popping RFID tags into employees and ending with a dystopian book recommendation from Kevin. In between we discuss August’s new funding round, the death of an smart home startup and the acquisition of … Continue reading Episode 122: Roombas, an IIoT dictionary and IoT networks galore

Duration: 00:49:01


Episode 121: Everything you need to know about Bluetooth Mesh

7/20/2017
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Bluetooth mesh is finally here y’all and we dig in deep to the technology in this episode. First off, Kevin and I discuss what this means for other mesh network technologies and some basic specs. Kevin and I then turn to the topic of IoT security vulnerabilities, the return of Google Glass, an Alexa-powered alarm … Continue reading Episode 121: Everything you need to know about Bluetooth Mesh

Duration: 00:46:26


Episode 120: Learn how 3-D sensors work before Apple puts them in the iPhone

7/13/2017
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What did you buy for Prime Day this week? This week we tackle if Amazon’s new program to help folks install Alexa-enabled devices is a big deal and Apple’s retail plans for HomeKit. We also discuss fashion-forward wearables, and a new startup called Nodle that’s trying to create crowdsourced Bluetooth-based IoT networks. We have a … Continue reading Episode 120: Learn how 3-D sensors work before Apple puts them in the iPhone

Duration: 00:52:15


Episode 119: Amazon’s Echo Show makes me feel lonely

7/6/2017
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After a week with the Amazon Echo Show I realize that I have no friends–on that device at least. In addition to my review of the Show, Kevin shares a review of the GoControl Z-wave sensor pack he purchased to go with the Wink, and I talk about the Leviton Decora light switch in depth. … Continue reading Episode 119: Amazon’s Echo Show makes me feel lonely

Duration: 00:47:58


Episode 118: Reviewing Eero’s new gear and IoT ransomware

6/29/2017
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Alexa has new skills thanks to the Echo Show launching this week, and the Google Home gets some fancy new code. Kevin and I discuss how to turn your Echo device into an intercom, my take on the new Eero routers and a new $100 million fund from TrendMicro for IoT security. There’s also Apple’s reported … Continue reading Episode 118: Reviewing Eero’s new gear and IoT ransomware

Duration: 00:50:00


Episode 117: Intel’s new IoT strategy has fewer things

6/22/2017
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Intel plans to discontinue several of its boards designed for makers. Kevin and I discuss what this means for Intel’s IoT strategy. We also talk about ARM’s extension of a program that eliminates license fees to design custom chips, Ring’s new doorbell and Hue’s new lights. We then circle back on Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase and the … Continue reading Episode 117: Intel’s new IoT strategy has fewer things

Duration: 00:51:14


Episode 116: Meet Eero’s new routers and see how Aclima uses IoT to stop pollution

6/15/2017
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There was a lot of Wi-Fi news this week with new routers and services from Eero. Meanwhile, the Wi-Fi Alliance has created a certification program for builders to ensure that newly constructed homes get the best in-home coverage available. Since I was out this week, Kevin and I recorded early, so there’s news of AWS … Continue reading Episode 116: Meet Eero’s new routers and see how Aclima uses IoT to stop pollution

Duration: 00:50:42


Episode 115: All about Apple’s HomePod

6/8/2017
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Apple’s disclosure of the HomePod, a connected speaker and personal assistant, drove much of the IoT news this week. However, research from Pew on how rapidly people are becoming connected and the lack of transparency about how our data is used might end up being the story with real legs. Kevin Tofel and I discuss both … Continue reading Episode 115: All about Apple’s HomePod

Duration: 00:49:51

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