Episode 129 - CEDIA 2016 Wrap-Up Special - Part 1

On this week's episode of HomeTech: Jason and Seth sit down for the first in a two-part recap of CEDIA 2016. Featuring numerous sound bites captured on the show floor, this episode highlights some of the key trends to emerge from Dallas this year. Be sure to tune in next week for part 2!

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Episode 128 - CEDIA 2016 - On-Location Special

Jason and Seth sit down for a few minutes at CEDIA 2016 to give a quick overview and thoughts from the show. 

Episode 127 - The Definitive CEDIA Preview w/ Vin Bruno

On this week's episode of HomeTech: we are joined by Vin Bruno, the CEO of CEDIA, to discuss the upcoming show in Dallas, as well as the current state of the organization. Vin shares many valuable insights about the state of our industry, where we are headed in the future, and what he is looking forward to seeing on the show floor. 

That plus... Seth and Jason share their thoughts on some of the most important trends and themes they expect to see emerge from the industry's most important event. 

Episode 126 - The Long-Awaited Sonos API

On this week's episode of HomeTech: Seth and Jason sit down for a lengthy discussion about the huge news that came from Sonos this week. If you're not aware the company finally announced its long-awaited API. Included in the announcement was a list of integration partners including Crestron, Lutron, Savant, Control4, and iPort. In addition to the API announcement, the company also rolled out a voice control partnership with Alexa. Tune in to hear all about the implications of this huge news on the home tech market.

That plus... Coldwell Banker doubles down on the connected home. The interesting partnership between Access Networks and Eero. And Z-Wave makes a big move aimed at maintaining their long-held place in the smart home. 

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Episode 125 - Remote System Management & RMR w/ Ihiji's Mike Maniscalco

On this week’s episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Mike Maniscalco, co-founder of Ihiji, to discuss the company’s robust system monitoring platform. Established in 2009, Ihiji was a first-mover in the remote technology management space. Mike shares his thoughts on the importance of RMR, and how his company helps home tech pros make the critical transition to service based pricing. 

That plus… The (unsurprising) demise of Kaleidescape. Samsung jumps on the voice control bandwagon. Reinventing WiFi seems to be all the rage. And Amazon has its eyes set on the streaming music game. 

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