The Smart Life is a podcast looking at all things Smart Home and IoT. From the latest tech to the bigger questions around the role tech has to play in our lives, each episode, hosts Jess and Thomas will be joined by industry experts to break down the news behind the headlines.
The Festive Edition 2020 - Part Two
In the second part of our festive special, Thomas and Ruthie continue their review of the past 12 months and their predictions for 2021. Featuring more contributions from our returning guests, an in-depth look at privacy and data, and a discussion of smart energy; what a way to wrap up the year.
Once again, Merry Christmas from the team at Beacon Agency!
The Festive Edition 2020 - Part One
This week, Thomas is joined by Beacon's latest addition Ruthie Pinion to take a festive look back at the past year, and a look forward to 2021. With contributions from returning guests, part one of our two-part festive edition covers everything from electric vehicles, smart energy, security, wearables, and a healthy dose of Christmas puns.
Merry Christmas from the team at Beacon Agency!
Smart Home & the 'Do It For Me' Market
This episode, Thomas is joined by Roamler UK's Pete Gilbert to discuss how the gig economy is shaking up the customer experience for smart home, as well as the impact of privacy concerns, and what the millennial generation might expect from their home and devices in the future.
The Impact of Smart Home and IoT on Future Generations
This episode, Thomas and Jess are taking a deeper look into the opportunities and dangers of smart home, IoT, and other technological developments impacting future generations. With guests Adam Williams (Lightwave) and Nikesha Davis Shanks (City Farm Systems), the episode covers everything from the changing nature of technology in education, our right to privacy, and the social gap and elitism driven by who can afford to interact with technology.
How Smart Home Technology can Assist an Ageing Population
Jess & Thomas are joined this week by Natalie Wathan from Schneider Electric to discuss the opportunities the smart home presents to help an ageing population live independently in their homes for longer, ensuring they're safe, connected, and healthy.
Using Smart Technology to Improve our Health and Wellbeing
Jess is joined this episode by Daniel Bastone from Airthings to explore the impact that smart home and wearable technology can have on our health and wellbeing, as well as the importance of data, privacy, and what the future holds for our home lives.