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The HomeTech Podcast features news, opinions, insights, and advice on all things Smart Home | Co-Hosted by Home Automation Pros Seth Johnson and Jason Griffing

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The HomeTech Podcast features news, opinions, insights, and advice on all things Smart Home | Co-Hosted by Home Automation Pros Seth Johnson and Jason Griffing

    HomeTech 319: CEDIA 2020 Live Special

    HomeTech 319: CEDIA 2020 Live Special

    Join us for a special episode recorded live from HomeTech’s Virtual Happy Hour! We are joined by numerous supporters of the show for an in-depth review of CEDIA’s first-ever virtual Expo. A big thanks to everyone who attended our event, and especially to the diverse group of industry pros who joined us on-air to provide their unique perspectives including Eddie Shapiro of SmartTouch USA, Josh Christian of the Home Technology Association, Justin Rounsefell of the Stratus Group, and Robert Spivack of DoItForMe.solutions.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    HomeTech 318: Making Dumb Alarms Smart with Konnected's Nate Clark

    HomeTech 318: Making Dumb Alarms Smart with Konnected's Nate Clark

    On this episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Nate Clark, Founder of Konnected.io. We discuss Konnected’s novel solution designed to bring antiquated home security systems into the connected home. Nate shares the product’s rapid journey from DIY project to open source offering to business. Our conversation also covers the importance of open source and Nate’s perspectives on the current landscape for smart home “prosumers”.

    That plus the latest home tech headlines including: A new Ring integration from Lutron. What (not) to expect at Apple’s September 15th event. YouTube TV adds NFL Network to its core offering. A new push into the renter market from Amazon. New indoor and outdoor cameras from Blink. And more…

    • 50 min
    HomeTech 317 - Designing from the Outside-In with Lutron's Melissa Andresko

    HomeTech 317 - Designing from the Outside-In with Lutron's Melissa Andresko

    On this episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Lutron’s Chief Corporate Brand Ambassador, Melissa Andresko. Melissa—a 22-year industry veteran who has spent her entire career with Lutron—shares her unique perspective on the evolution of the company and the connected home at large. We discuss Lutron’s new Serena Smart Wood blinds, the importance of form and function in product design, how removing even small points of friction creates delighted users, why we need more women involved in the tech industry, and much more.

    That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: Apple plans augmented reality content to bolster Apple TV+. Spotify considers live virtual concerts, Samsung debuts its first ultra short throw projector. Best Buy shatters Q2 Sales expectations. New Lifx Clean bulb can sanitize surfaces. And more…

    • 59 min
    HomeTech 316: CueCat

    HomeTech 316: CueCat

    On this episode of HomeTech: Netflix takes aim at the paradox of choice with its new “Shuffle Play” button. FCC filing suggests Ring may have a new hub on the way. OneVision webinar to help home tech pros navigate change successfully. Jason finds a slick new productivity tool. The Smart Home museum receives a generous donation. And more…

    • 38 min
    HomeTech 315: Make it a Blockbuster All-Nighter

    HomeTech 315: Make it a Blockbuster All-Nighter

    On this episode of HomeTech: Xiaomi makes disappearing OLEDs. The last Blockbuster on earth is offering AirBnB sleepovers. New data shows the smart home is nowhere near “mainstream”. Google Play Music is shutting down. Jason tempts fate. And more…

    • 33 min
    HomeTech 314: Moose Pi

    HomeTech 314: Moose Pi

    On this episode of HomeTech: Nortek ends an era with their plans to shut down Niles. The CTA finally gives up its plans for an in-person CES 2021. Google makes a $450 million investment in ADT, who will now install Nest products as part of their smart home offering. Brilliant announces a new platform designed multi-family properties. Universal and AMC theaters strike a deal to bring theatrical releases to the home more quickly. And much more…

    • 43 min

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