Joe Colistra, associate professor, School of Architecture, Design & Planning, University of Kansas, gives his predictions on how big data is set to emerge as a new natural resource to help develop smart homes and smart cities to deal with unlimited bandwidth.
Karen Weiss, senior industry strategy manager, civil infrastructure owners, Autodesk, explains why data is the new dollar, and people talk about Big Data and the IoT, and the unique perspective Autodesk brings to the table is using the data to make better decisions.
Herman Yau, cofounder and CEO, Tend, says the product is created to address some of the key problems for home security.
Graham Martin, chairman and CEO, EnOcean Alliance, says it is really exciting to see some of the new developments in the connected home and see the market developing and turning into new solutions.
Robert Beatty, vice president of technology, Cujo says in an increasingly connected society the company created smart protection for your home.
Philipp Kirchhoff, head of smart home, Variowell, says it can help you have a better night sleep.
Sebastien Roux, cofounder, Gemecod, talks about the highly secure connected lock.
Rex Chen, founder, TikTeck, says products launched at CES include smart light bulb, with colors controlled by mobile phones and tablets. He explains it fits all the standard fixtures in everybody’s house.
Martin Vesper, CEO, digitalSTROM, says in the past year a lot of things have happened, such as visual recognition has become part of everyday life.
Peggy says have we given much thought to these products and how secure they are? All of these products are going to be connected to our home, and just how safe are these products, she asks listeners.
Thibaut Jarrousse, CEO and cofounder, D-Vine, says it came up with the idea because it is very complicated to sell wine and it wanted to have the first electronic product like Nespresso for the wine industry.
George Land, business director, Nexia, says people are hesitant to adopt a smart home because they don’t know what it takes to get started.
Peggy says mainstream consumers need more time to understand why we would want to spend our time and money on a home-automation solution.
Bob Hagerty, CEO, Icontrol Networks, explains the platform is one of the most widely deployed in the smart home, and the company has large service provider partners.
Peggy talks about the best tech gifts for 2015 and the gadgets to take care of the tech-savvy people on your holiday list this year.
Peggy says we have a long way to go until we truly have a smart home.
Matt Duffy, vice president of marketing, connected products and customers, LogMeIn, continues the discussion, saying, one in five companies across the world have taken on some kind of IoT initiative, but many of those companies are trying to build it on their own, which is slowing overall adoption.
Matt Duffy, vice president of marketing, connected products and customers, LogMeIn, says a lot of companies are tackling the IoT by trying to do it themselves, such as a garage door company.
Matt Duffy, vice president of marketing, connected products and customers, LogMeIn, explains security is of the utmost importance with anything that has to do with connectivity, but particularly in the IoT.
Chad Curry, managing director for the Center for REALTOR Technology, NAR (National Assn. of REALTORS), says realtors can build a brand and relationship around devices for the homeowner.
Adam Justice, vice president and general manager, Grid Connect, talks about the company’s dual Wi-Fi connected outlet and how it is built on the Apple HomeKit platform.
Adam Justice, vice president and general manager, Grid Connect, says the cost of connectivity is dropping, so it makes sense to add it to products, but it needs to be done with a purpose.
Suzanna Kovoor, founder, Zohmic, discusses Apple, Amazon, and Google getting involved in home automation, launching innovative IoT solutions, and integrated platforms that make it easier for consumers to embrace and adopt connected-home solutions.
Amena Ali, senior vice president and general manager, WeatherBug Home, explains the demand for energy is not slowing down any time soon, and Big Data and connected devices can help.
Jamie Siminhoff, founder and CEO, Ring, says the motion sensors and HD camera of his video doorbell provides homeowners safety and security at an affordable price.
Greg Roberts, vice president of marketing, Icontrol Networks tells Peggy the changes he’s seen in the IoT (Internet of Things) during the past 10 years and what’s to come.
Peggy forecasts the upcoming trends in the smart home, including energy saving smart sockets and water systems designed to prevent excessive waste.
Kevin Downing, co-founder, Zen Thermostat, says he hopes his product will address certain issues where Nest is lacking, such as integration into the connected home ecosystem.
Peggy analyzes a recent survey on the growth of connected homes and questions whether enough steps have been taken to ensure security.
Michael Wallace, partner, Pure Imagination discusses his company, perfect bake and smart home products.
Dipul Patel, cofounder and CEO, Ecovent, made a product that heats your house more efficiently, saving the environment as well as your money.
Nina Mattausch, product marketing manager, Netatmo, talks about the launch of its new product Welcome, a smart-home camera that uses facial recognition technology.
Ann Matheis, brand director, Allegion, talks about the debut of Schlage Sense, a brand new keyless electronic lock that’s controlled from your iPhone.
Robin foreman, vice president of business development, Sengled, explains the future of lighting and what consumers can expect from smart-lighting solutions.
Jacob Hanks, sales manager, Amaryllo Intl., talks about his new motion tracking technology that allows cameras to follow intruders around and automatically upload the footage to Google Drive.
Steve Joseph, president, Dacor, revolutionizes the way we cook with remotely operated kitchen appliances.
Michael Koenig, project leader, Honda Smart Home, talks about the Honda Smart Home, key energy technologies used in it, and what people should know in building a smart home.
Peggy Smedley begins the show with news from Washington regarding several politicians efforts to look into IoT (Internet of Things) security and privacy issues, growth projections for the M2M home-appliance market, and the increase in use of personal assistants.
Jerry Callahan, CEO, ISI Technology, discusses the inner-workings of the Heatworks Model 1 water heater and how crowdfunding helped in its production.
Peggy Smedley examines Microsoft aligning itself with the AllSeen Alliance to create standards for a common platform to be used by connected devices in the home.
Connected Buildings, Homes, and Cities Kevin Soohoo, chief information officer for Air Systems joins Peggy to talk about how building connected homes are effecting the construction industry.
Peggy speaks with Steve Joseph, president of Dacor and discusses how this family owned company is using innovation to create smart appliances and is a strong competitor in the market.