The Internet of Things is all around us. It’s our cellphones, connected thermostats, laptops, sensors in our vehicles, and so much more. But many still wonder what, exactly, the IoT is, and what it is not. These podcasts focus directly on the Internet of Things, serving as guides for the basics and vessels to dive deeper into IoT-related topics.
Embedded Insiders is a podcast from Embedded Computing Design. Hosts Rich Nass, Brandon Lewis, Alix Paultre, and Laura Dolan discuss the latest in ‘ embedded, IoT, automotive, security, artificial intelligence, and other technology marketplaces’ in this weekly podcast. Typical episodes run around the ten-to-fifteen minute marks.
Chris Carpentier hosts First Things First, a show with the tagline ‘Stories from IoT Implementers’. It’s a sounding board for firsthand t’IoT war stories’ that range from engaging to enlightening and even embarrassing. Episodes are short, typically running less than ten minutes with long shows running around the 15-minute mark.
Erik Walenza is the CEO of IoT One, and he hosts Industrial IoT Spotlight, a podcast that ‘shines a light on Industrial IoT solutions that are impacting businesses today’. Episodes typically last between 30 minutes and an hour and are released once to twice per month.
The Internet of Awesome Things is a podcast focusing on how the IoT is changing ‘everything, everywhere’. Host Russell Brown interviews tech experts to dig deeper into how the Internet of Things is really being deployed beyond the hype. Episodes typically run between 20 minutes and an hour-long, with new shows released bi-weekly.
Microsoft presents the Internet of Things Show, a weekly video podcast where listeners get the latest announcements pertaining to Microsoft’s use of the Internet of Things, as well as product and feature demos and spotlights on Microsoft customers and partners. Episodes typically run between 15 and 30 minutes long. Olivier Bloch is one of the hosts of the Internet of Things Show.
Robert Decher hosts IOT613, a podcast that features ‘candid interviews with interesting people and companies who are building our connected world’. Each episode lasts somewhere between 20 minutes and over an hour, and new shows arrive monthly.
IoT For All is a podcast created ‘to help others succeed and educate the world on the benefits and inner workings of the Internet of Things industry’. Each episode features an interview with an IoT professional, and weekly shows typically last between 30 and 60 minutes. Ryan Chacon hosts.
MachNation co-founder Dima Tokar hosts IoT in Ten Minutes, a ‘running series of captivating conversations about the Internet of Things with industry’s foremost thought leaders’. Each episode lasts around ten minutes (get it?) and new shows drop every month or so.
When is our IoT Time? (golf pun)
But seriously, IoT Time is a podcast hosted by Ken Briodagh. The show features different companies who are making an impact through the Internet of Things. Episodes typically run between 20 and 30 minutes and new shows arrive weekly.
LogicalisUS presents IoT Trajectory, a podcast where listeners can ‘learn from industry leaders about advances in IoT and data analytics’. Episodes typically last between 20 and 30 minutes, and new shows arrive every two-three weeks. Mike Trojecki hosts.
Stephen Statler hosts Mister Beacon, ‘a series of interviews with the leaders of companies that are at the center of’ the proximity and location technology revolution. Episodes usually run between 15 and 45 minutes and are released every couple weeks.
Ed Maguire hosts Momenta Edge, a show presented by Momenta Partners. It’s a show that showcases established leaders in the world of IoT through the tried-and-true interview format. Each episode lasts between 30 minutes and a bit over an hour, and new shows arrive every few weeks.
Peggy Smedley hosts The Peggy Smedley Show, a weekly IoT-focused show that aims to ‘ inform, entertain, and educate listeners looking to understand this quickly evolving technology’. Each episode lasts between 10 and 30 minutes.
Tech journalist Stacey Higginbotham hosts Stacey on IoT, a show focused on an IoT-driven future. The idea is to ‘explore all of these issues, the people who will make it possible and the devices that will lead us there in the IoT Podcast’. Weekly episodes typically run around an hour long.
One of the most well-known names in IoT, Ericsson, sponsors this podcast. The show includes interviews with ‘key IoT thought leaders’ about where the Internet of Things is, where it will be in a matter of years, and how their individual journey is shaping the future of IoT. Each episode lasts between 20 minutes and an hour and change, with new shows arriving once or twice per month.
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Bruce Sinclair hosts The Internet of Things Show, a resource for ‘managers who want to develop a profitable IoT initiative’ and ‘for the buyers and sellers of IoT tech’. Episodes can run anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour-plus, and new shows arrive every one to two weeks.
Larry Bellehumeur hosts The Internet of Things Made Simple, a podcast series that ‘looks at the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) with an attempt to explain to a general audience how IoT is the power behind emerging technologies like self-driving cars, automation and the move towards a smarter home’. Each weekly show runs around ten minutes long.
The Voice of 5G is a podcast that focuses on fifth-generation mobile networks, presented by Ericsson. 5G is one of the most prevalent themes in popular culture, and this podcast aims to help temper the hype with hard information about what 5G is all about. Each episode lasts somewhere between 20 and 60 minutes, and new shows drop once to twice per month.
Wiley Rein is an IoT-focused podcast hosted by a team of lawyers whose specialties overlap with the Internet of Things. The show is their platform to ‘ break down developments at the intersection of tech, law, and policy with a uniquely DC perspective’. Episodes typically run between 12 and 40 minutes, and new shows arrive on an indeterminate schedule.