I'm in Austin this week, for Silicon Labs' Works With event, and while there I hosted a panel that provided a good sense of what is going to happen with the Matter smart home interoperability protocol. I think Kevin is a bit more optimistic than I … [Read more...]
Podcast: Is Kickstarter still relevant for smart devices?
This week we start off talking about the Federal Trade Commission suing a data broker for sharing sensitive location data. It's a topic we're following closely, in part because location information can't be anonymized even when companies promise that … [Read more...]
Podcast: Google Cloud kills IoT Core and hearing aids get smart
This week's show kicks off with a whispered bang that Kevin will soon hear, thanks to the FDA approving over-the-counter hearing aids. We talk about what happened and what it means for innovation in wearables before then tackling Google killing off … [Read more...]
Podcast: Meet Insteon’s new CEO
Last week, we kicked off the podcast with a discussion on the Helium peer-to-peer IoT network, and this week we did the same thing. This time we dug into the disclosures that Helium didn't actually have Lime or Salesforce.com as current customers, … [Read more...]
Podcast: Is Helium full of hot air?
We start this week's show with a deep dive into a popular post from this week about the Helium network. The report pointed out that Helium only made $6,500 in the month of June from data rates. We explain why that's not a surprise and what it will … [Read more...]