Thank you for attending Level Up the Smart Home on October 27, 2020. Event videos are below.
Device makers need to align their infrastructure costs and business models if we want the smart home to go mainstream. We’ll talk about set-your-price subscription plans, how to figure out what kind of business model your product can support, and the dangers of not producing a connected product.
Dave Crosby, creative director and co-founder of Wyze
Jonathan Williams, product management, IoT & Wireless at Twilio Inc.
Scott Harkins, VP/GM Connected Home at Resideo
Getting to Green
As my pile of defunct smart home devices grows, so do my concerns about the impact of this technology on the environment. We’ll talk about how to make our love of technology work for the environment, not against it.
Björn Block Business Area Manager IKEA Home Smart
Shawn Stover VP of Smart Home at GE Appliances
Context Clues (10:45 am PT/ 1:45 pm ET)
How to help the home understand who we are and what we want.
Taj Manku CEO of Cognitive Systems
Jake Sprouse Head of Technology at Synapse
The Dark Side of the IoT (11:30 am PT / 2:30 pm ET)
When we bring smart devices into our homes, we’re allowing companies and our housemates to surveil us. The benefits of that surveillance are convenience and personalized services. But we also need to address the potential cons.
Mark Rolston, founder and chief creative officer at Argo Design
Erica Olsen, Director of the Saftey Net Project at The National Network to End Domestic Violence
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