Episode 250 - Martin Plaehn of Control4

On this very special 250th episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Control4’s CEO, Martin Plaehn. As the CEO of one of the largest companies in the professional channel and the only “pure play” publicly traded smart home company, Martin brings a very unique perspective to the show. We discuss Martin’s take on the evolving smart home landscape, Control4’s recent hiring of Charlie Kindel and acquisition of NEEO, the company’s ongoing expansion into new markets and categories, their steadfast commitment to the professional channel, and more. You don’t want to miss this one!

That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: SnapAV acquires northeast distributor, MRI. LG partners with JoshAI. IKEA delays shipment of their new smart blinds. Apple’s long-awaited streaming service is almost upon us. And more…

Episode 249 - All the World's a Coffee Table

On this episode of HomeTech: Guest co-host Cody Crossland joins the show to chat about Apple Music becoming more ubiquitous, how crime does in fact pay, how your TVs really can’t wait to spy on you, heading to the theater from the comfort of your own bathroom, and much more…

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Episode 248 - Social Robots

Episode 247 - Token Apple TV Speculation

On this episode of HomeTech: the latest home tech headlines including: A look at SnapAV’s new partnership with Clare Controls and Alula. The Home Technology Association ends their first year on a high note. Sony releases pricing on its new premium TVs. Charter to release a new $15/month channel package. Cord cutting hits another record high. Speculation on how Apple is aiming to disrupt television. And more…

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Episode 246 - Exploring WiSA with Tony Ostrom

On this episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Tony Ostrom, President of the WiSA Association. Tony shares everything you need to know about this exciting standard for high-definition, ultra-low latency, multichannel, wireless audio. Designed specifically for high-performance theater and media room applications, WiSA may be the answer you’ve been looking for to simplify your next surround sound setup.

That plus the latest home tech headlines including: A new Savant integration from JoshAI. Samsung’s Galaxy Home speaker may arrive by April (Bixby sighting!) Samsung existing the Blu-ray business? Leviton brings app control to your circuit breakers. Google and Amazon getting greedy with the data. Nest’s undisclosed microphone gaffe. And more…

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