On this week’s Internet of Things Podcast, hosts Stacey Higginbotham and Kevin Tofel discuss the big news from Nest. August also updated its line of locks and promised a better doorbell. Meanwhile, rumors of an Amazon Alexa security system or even glasses emerged. And Google leaked some news. They also talk about smart grid M&A and Comcast buying Stringify, a company that links together myriad devices and lets you create scenes. Kevin also shares his thoughts on the Apple Watch with LTE and they answer a reader question about garage doors.
In the interview segment, Stacey interviews Rob Tiffany of Hitachi about the company’s new industrial IoT play. Rob is the CTO and Global Product Manager of Lumada IoT. Why is Hitachi embracing IoT? Learn on this week’s IoT podcast.