On this week’s The Internet of Things Podcast, Stacey Higginbotham interviews Matt Rogers, co-founder and VP of Engineering at Nest. They discuss the rationale behind the new Nest Security system and where Nest is heading. They also talk about efforts to build a closer relationship between the Google Home and Nest teams.
The big news this week is, of course, Amazon announcing six new Alexa-enabled products. Stacey and co-host Kevin Tofel discuss the new lineup. Kevin also reviews his Apple Watch with LTE and they discuss a new program from the Food and Drug Administration that will allow nine companies to get pre-certifications for their devices. They discuss a story Stacey broke on StaceyOnIoT.com about a stealthy new lighting startup from a former Nest co-founder. Plus: a partnership around autonomous vehicles and a fight between Google and Amazon.