Episode 163 - Unveiling the "Projects Project" with Rob Lombardo

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We proudly unveil the world premier of the HomeTech "Projects Project" (yes, still working on that name). Featuring an installation by Rob Lombardo. Rob utilized all DIY tech to add some really neat flare to his outdoor living space including under-rail LED lighting, pool and lighting control by INSTEON, and of course some audio via Sonos. 

That plus... Amazon releases a new Echo targeted at the Greatest Generation. Ikea's smart lighting solutions just got a lot smarter. Verizon throws their hat into an increasingly competitive streaming TV market. And Nest is working on a 4K camera... sort of. 

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Episode 162 - Mixing it up with Kris Gamble of #LiveInstall

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We catch up with Kris Gamble, founder of the UK-based Customised and creator of the now-legendary #LiveInstall hashtag. Never one to color inside the lines, Kris shares a number of updates surrounding his latest efforts to mix it up in the smart home. From a new-found focus on social media platforms beyond of his Twitter wheelhouse, to an installation marketing campaign aimed at disrupting traditional business models, Kris is living up to his reputation for charting new territory in the connected home business. 

That plus... Thoughts on Vin Bruno's departure from CEDIA. A wrap-up of the biggest stories from Google IO. A tour of HomeKit's premier in the builder market. And a revolutionary new approach to smart home sensors that might just give us a glimpse of the future. 

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Episode 161 - Smart Home Tech for the Rental Market with PointCentral's Sean Miller

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Sean Miller, President of PointCentral, to discuss the company's unique approach to the smart home market. PointCentral leverages popular home technology products to drive value in both the long term and short term rental markets. Selling into a variety of verticals, PointCentral offers an attractive solution for property managers and renters alike. 

That plus... The Echo Show breaks Amazon's mould, but will it catch on? And will the team at Nucleus be left in the wake? Did Hulu just launch a Pay-TV killer, or merely yet another streaming app? Traditional Pay-TV providers are hemorrhaging subscribers at record levels. Is HomeKit ready for prime time? And more...

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Episode 160 - Having a GAFASM with Bruno Napoli

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Bruno Napoli, Founder of Krika and long time friend of the show. Bruno joins us to discuss a recent blog post of his that has home technology professionals all over the world engaged in a raging debate about the future of the industry.  Bruno's post outlines his strong opinions about what the efforts of GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon) in the smart home mean to traditional home technology companies. And our interview with him is easily the most spirited conversation we've had in 3+ years of doing the show. It's not to be missed!

That plus... The wait for Siri-in-a-Can may finally be coming to an end. Alexa will soon be able to whisper sweet nothings. Ecobee getting in position to dominate the smart TStat game. Savant is back! And more...

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Episode 159 - How's My Butt Look?