INSTEON and Microsoft have established a strategic relationship that brings INSTEON software to Windows devices and INSTEON products to Microsoft stores. The big question, of course, is where will this lead? We've been waiting for Microsoft to make a move in the smarthome space. Could this be it?
HomeSeer gets a nod in the smarthome controller space, SmartThings' Dropcam integration causes some angst, and DMZ colleague Chris Barnes seeks advice on how to get started when considering automation options for a smart apartment.
By listener request, Rich Bira joins us from Fibaro to talk about the smart home news of the week and to give us a preview of the exciting new products that Fibaro is releasing in the UK and soon in US markets.
Nest makes an unexpected announcement about the Protect smoke alarm, and Mike Harris of Zonoff joins Richard to talk about the ecosystems they're building and powering behind big-brand home control and automation solutions.
Chris Milligan joins us again to discuss some home control projects he's been undertaking. He also talks us through how Sonos might address most enthusiasts' needs for distributed audio throughout the home.
In this episode of Home: On, Belkin's WeMo has a security scare, Revolv releases some updates, and Derek Flickinger joins Richard to talk about how HDMI fits into the connected home of the future...and of the present.
Verizon steps back from home control, Universal Remote Control lowers the price of entry for installed home automation, and UniKey’s Dirk Wyckoff joins Richard to talk about the technology behind the hugely popular Kevo lock.
Niveus' SiriusXM Radio add-in for Windows Media Center is still a great option for Media Center users hoping to get more out of their home media hub. Listen to all of your SiriusXM stations from your entertainment center without any extra hardware.