Episode 124 - A HomeTech Fan is Born

On this week's episode of HomeTech: After taking a week off to let Jason enjoy some time with his newborn son we are back in action to tackle a busy week in home technology news. 

Conversations include: Is Sonos finally going to release an API? The great 'technologist debate' continues. Providing solutions versus providing products. A conversation about HDBaseT, 4K and the future of video distribution in general. EchoStar drops Sage like a hot potato. The search for more competition in the handheld remote market. And thoughts on Logitech's new Pop buttons. 

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Episode 123 - "Home Technologist"

This week Jason and Seth sit down to cover the weeks news and follow up on a number of stories that have some updates. We're still not sure what to think about the new name for "integrators" even though we show up as the first result in Google. What do you think? Is "Home Technologist" any better than "Custom Integrator?"

Episode 122 - Greenlight Control with Steve Hosterman

On this week's episode of HomeTech: Steve Hosterman of Greenlight Control joins us to discuss the company's unique twist on remote systems monitoring and management. If you're a home tech pro evaluating different options to implement RMR in your business, Greenlight should absolutely be on your shortlist of tools to consider. 

That plus... A recent (and over reported) Nest thermostat glitch. The end of American owned flat panel companies has arrived. Savant swears allegiance to the home tech pro. Some interesting, if not surprising, picks for CEDIA 2016's Best New Finalist award. And Crestron hasn't completely given up on the residential channel (yet anyways). 

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Episode 121 - Essential Install Live Wrap-Up w/ #LiveInstall's Kris Gamble

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined once again by good friend of the show, and the mastermind behind #LiveInstall, Kris Gamble. Kris recently attended Essential Install Live and joins us to discuss some of the his takeaways from the trade show floor. 

That plus... an intriguing pick for CEDIA 2016's Friday morning keynote. Dish Network hops on the voice control bandwagon. Nest Cam Outdoor misses the mark. And Denon sharpens their focus on the Heos line's battle for market share. 

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Episode 120 - The Hub-Less Smart Home w/ Kent Dickson of Yonomi

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Kent Dickson, Co-Founder at Yonomi, to discuss the company's unique "hub-less" approach to unified control in the smart home. 

That plus... Savant is officially a consumer product. Amazon discontinues the Echo Dot. Sonos has some new digs in NYC. A lawyer feeding frenzy aimed at Nortek's Board of Directors. And what's the big deal with Comcast's new Netflix partnership? 

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