This week's show is live from Dallas as I attend the Parks Associates Connections smart home event, so I start out discussing some of the themes I've seen so far, including the growing importance of data privacy, local processing and generative AI. … [Read more...]
Podcast: Why is the smart home still so terrible?
This week's show is full of both good news and bad news, starting with Google apparently dropping software update support for third-party smart displays. We question Google's commitment to the smart home, even though the good news from Google is that … [Read more...]
IoT news of the week for Feb. 10, 2023
An update on Matter from Home Assistant: The Home Assistant platform is basically the DIY smart home platform that I hoped SmartThings would become when I first covered SmartThings back in 2013. It is open, highly customizable, and has multiple … [Read more...]
Is it finally time to get serious about enterprise data sharing?
These days, when marketers and tech companies discuss digital transformation, they're often talking about 5G deployments or digital twins. Whereas five years ago, when people talked about digital transformation or Industry 4.0, the focus was on data … [Read more...]
Stick figures ruled CES, raising questions about privacy
When I was at CES last week, I noticed several companies showing off video cameras and demonstrating their AI capabilities by superimposing a stick figure on top of the images of people recorded while by the booths. As each person walked by, … [Read more...]
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