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Product Development


A perspective on creating intelligent devices. 

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Product Development


A perspective on creating intelligent devices. 

Google I/O 2018 

An overview of how Smart Home works with the Google Assistant during I/O 2018. 


Google I/O 2017

An overview of how Smart Home works with the Google Assistant during I/O 2017. 


Voice and Presence: The Evolution of Home Control

As more devices in the home become connected, it will be preferable to have control over multiple functions with a single interaction or device. Non-tactile interactions, such as voice and presence, are the natural options.


CREATING INTELLIGENT DEVICES 

During Chicago Ideas Week, I discussed a product development philosophy for intelligent devices. The talk covers the difference between connected devices vs intelligent devices. Skip to 6:10 of the video for a fun thought exercise for creating an intelligent light.     


The Intelligence Age

We are currently experiencing a shift from the Information Age to the Intelligence Age which will be characterized by the autonomous communication between intelligent devices that are sensitive to the presence of a person and respond by performing a specific task that enhances that person’s lifestyle. #IoTProductDev


Iot product development

At the Re.Work Connect conference, I had a chance to sit down for a fireside chat to discuss developing IoT products.  


iotlist.co

A few years ago, there was no good place to discover or research new IoT consumer products. I created iotlist.co for IoT enthusiasts like myself, and in doing so, established a database of IoT products which allow me to identify product and consumer trends.    

 


Smart Home Show

I had a chance to discuss the process of developing the Logitech Harmony API and the importance of entertainment devices in the smart home with Michael Wolf. 


The Trust Feature: Apple is Setting the Standard for Consumer IoT Data

Apple is marketing “trust” as a feature for its products which, in order to function, require that consumers provide personal data. The “trust feature” has been seamlessly weaved into the fabric of Apple Pay and Health product messaging.