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The Internet of things Podcast

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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 142: Smart sheets, suits and carpets are coming

12/14/2017
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We begin this week with another cautionary tale about bricked connected devices. This week it’s an automotive product called Mojio. From there I discuss the things I recently learned about building wireless networks in industrial settings while Kevin talks about how much money connected plants can save. We then get super nerdy on innovations in … Continue reading Episode 142: Smart sheets, suits and carpets are coming

Duration: 00:53:58


Episode 141: Alexa suits up for business

12/7/2017
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Last week Amazon made a slew of IoT announcements at its annual user conference, bringing established functions into general availability and surprising us with the launch of Amazon’s Free RTOS after it hired the man responsible for the most popular embedded OS for microcontrollers. It also introduced Alexa for business. Kevin and I share our … Continue reading Episode 141: Alexa suits up for business

Duration: 00:56:32


Episode 140: How IoT will change war

11/30/2017
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This week we kick off the show with a bit about voice such as Google getting better at understanding your commands, the ability to talk to Waze and notifications coming to the Amazon Echo. We also touch on China’s plans to create standards for the smart home, including a preference for NB-IoT over Wi-Fi. Weather … Continue reading Episode 140: How IoT will change war

Duration: 00:50:04


Episode 139: The 2017 IoT Podcast Gift Guide!

11/22/2017
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You guys, this week’s podcast is all about the toys. Specifically toys for your kids, your dog and your loved ones. In the last year Kevin and I have tried many devices and have compiled our experiences into a gift guide for the connected life. You’ll find both our favorites like the June oven and … Continue reading Episode 139: The 2017 IoT Podcast Gift Guide!

Duration: 00:39:49


Episode 138: Wink’s security system review and Las Vegas is a smart city

11/16/2017
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There was a lot of small news this week including updates to the Google Home/Assistant ecosystem that Kevin and I discuss on this week’s podcast. I share my feelings on the Google Mini and then we segue into a conversation about Google’s new AI framework for embedded devices that launched this week. We also discuss … Continue reading Episode 138: Wink’s security system review and Las Vegas is a smart city

Duration: 00:53:12


Episode 137: Is Nest breaking Thread?

11/9/2017
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This week’s show has flying cars and lawsuits. What more can anyone really ask for? Kevin and I kick off the show discussing Waymo’s autonomous minivans, Uber’s plan for helicars, and the injunction that ADT won against Ring. There are plenty of other bits of security news that span the smart home all the way … Continue reading Episode 137: Is Nest breaking Thread?

Duration: 00:47:00


Episode 136: Sony’s Aibo is back and Chamberlain’s CEO explains its moves

11/2/2017
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The best news of the week is that Sony is bringing back the Aibo robotic puppy. The bad news is that it will costs a pretty penny. Kevin Tofel and I discuss the pup, San Diego’s smart city efforts, the Apple HomePod, and funding for Ayla’s IoT platform as a service. I emailed companies to … Continue reading Episode 136: Sony’s Aibo is back and Chamberlain’s CEO explains its moves

Duration: 00:51:11


Episode 135: Amazon wants your key and Vodafone wants your sensor data

10/26/2017
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The home security train just keeps on rolling in the smart home with Amazon offering a connected camera and door lock combo to enfold Prime Members even more deeply into the ecosystem and Wink launching a new security package for its members. Also on the home front Kevin Tofel and I discuss the new lighting … Continue reading Episode 135: Amazon wants your key and Vodafone wants your sensor data

Duration: 00:51:19


Episode 134: KRACKed security and a river of sensors

10/19/2017
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This week began with a bang as researchers disclosed a vulnerability in the Wi-Fi protocol that could cause problems for smart device owners. The details of the KRACK vulnerability can be found here, and a list of connected devices affected here. After that, we discuss Bluetooth issues and the trouble with most trackers. Kevin reviews … Continue reading Episode 134: KRACKed security and a river of sensors

Duration: 00:50:52


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

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