Timing is everything, and getting both the time right and making sure it stays synchronized across unreliable networks for the internet of things is the key challenge behind a recent NSF grant.
Apple unveiled HomeKit, a smart home play that relies heavily on third-party software and developers. In this week’s podcast we talk to four different people about their thoughts on this news.
Connecting devices into a truly interoperable system isn’t as easy as some of the hype masters touting the internet of things would have you believe. But Peter Semmelhack has a few ideas.
ICYMI: On this week’s Structure Show, the OpenStack Foundation’s Mark Collier and Jonathan Bryce take us through the Icehouse release and why we shouldn’t get our knickers in a bunch re. the Solum PaaS project.
I can talk to my house, but it doesn’t yet know what I’m saying. Plus, we chat with a well-funded, 8-year-old company that wants to package the internet of things as a service.
How do you disconnect a connected home? Kevin discusses what he’ll take in his upcoming move, and I interview MachineShop’s CEO about the industrial internet and business models for the services economy.
I love cooking, and I love connected devices, so this week I chat with the CEO of The Orange Chef Co. about bringing the internet of things into the kitchen.
The early adopter set and tech darlings can’t stop talking about the internet of things, but the normal consumers of the world aren’t getting excited about connected diapers or coffee makers just yet.
For anyone interested in the internet of things, Skynet, an open source instant messaging service for connected devices (and services) is a powerful tool worth understanding. Check it out.
Connecting consumers with the smart home will take recipes created for specific personas and educating them on why this is so useful. Plus, Kevin and I discuss security and connecting my garage.
After Google said it would acquire Nest, we scrapped our post CES round up to talk about the deal’s implications. Check out the podcast to see if Kevin is keeping his Nest.
Building a smart home is still tough, and making it work is even tougher. This week we discuss All Joyn, IFTTT and IVEE’s voice macros to make life a little easier.
Next week the internet of things will star at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. Ahead of all the hubbub my guest, Chester Pipkin, the CEO of Belkin and I discuss what we’re going to see.
The connected home has some kinks, but Kevin and I discuss how to solve some of them. We also chat with a CEO who has built a connected office to learn how he did it.
Everything you need to to know about the updates to Bluetooth as it relates to the internet of things, plus a few gifts for those far more fortunate await you on this week’s podcast.
The holidays are here, and in this week’s podcast we talk about how to connect your tree, build a water sensor and stop people like me from unwrapping their gifts early and in secret.
How will children play when the first toy they often get is an iPhone or an iPad. We discuss the future of connected toys on this week’s podcast.
This week’s episode features two connected devices that at first glance seem frivolous, but could change our scientific knowledge about our bodies and those of our pets’.
Ventana Medical Systems makes a machine that helps deliver quick biopsy results. Because no one wants to wait for a diagnoses, Ventana has added connectivity those these machines to make sure they don’t break down.
The podcast gets a facelift and we run an interview with Eben Upton from the Raspberry Pi Foundation on the history of the Pi and what’s next.
We’ve got connected locks, so it’s no wonder there’s a connected doorbell or two out there. In this week’s podcast we chat with the inventor of the DoorBot to learn about smart homes and retail.
Want to buy a connected door lock? Kickstarter is one venue, but thanks to news announced Tuesday the most complete package for connected devices might soon be Staples.
Attending a concert or any live performance is already an immersive event. You are in the same room or arena as the artist, but what if you hooked the artist and stage up with sensors?
Before there was Google Glass, Microsoft employees Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell were recording their lives. What they learned a decade ago is becoming more relevant today as Gemmell explains in this week’s podcast.
Quirky is a product development firm that has helped bring a variety of devices from napkin sketch to the real world. It has created a partnership with GE to bring connected devices to the world.
How will you bank when you can check your balance on your watch? Will mobile payments seem quaint when we’re waving our fingers to make a purchase? We discuss all this and more during this week’s podcast.
On this week’s audio call-in podcast, we kick things off with news on the cell phone unlocking front. After that, we take your questions about Android switchers, Samsung’s influence, the Pebble watch and OTT services.
On this week’s show we discuss Yahoo’s work from home ban, our Internet of things meetup and the dearth of news from Mobile World Congress.
Did the lack of hardware matter at the Sony event? Will people pay a premium for a Pixel? And will Tesla’s earnings shock you? Find out!
This week I take you on a quick trip with Triposo, a free app for the iPhone.
Web series vet and author of the book Scriptwriting 2.0, Yuri Baranovsky talks about what it takes to write an online show.
In this quick bits podcast, we talk with Kevin Chou, founder and CEO of online gaming company, Kabam about what startups need to scale globally.
If you love excellence in your podcast — look no further! In addition to BlackBerry and Facebook news, we talk with author Bob Sutton about creating excellence in companies.
In this week’s show we look at the troubling Google transparency report, Facebook graph search’s potentially embarrassing results and Apple earnings are never good enough!
Web and food cultures are increasingly intertwined. Is this a good thing? We talk with Dan Pashman, creator of The Sporkful podcast about food, where technology is taking it and which is the superior licorice: Twizzlers or Red Vines (spoiler: it’s Twizzlers).