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SmashToast – Who we are

SmashToast – Who we are

SmashToast was founded in March 2014 with a desire to make life more efficient through the flagship product, PUCK. SmashToast is dedicated to developing consumer-facing hardware and software that provide efficiency to everyday processes. We believe in a balanced approach to form and function. We strive to develop products that make lives better using simplicity, elegance, intuition […]

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The Future Of The Smart Home: Smart Homes & IoT: A Century In The Making

The Future Of The Smart Home: Smart Homes & IoT: A Century In The Making

Predicting Our Future is a podcast about the next revolutions in technology, as seen through the eyes of a serial entrepreneur. Below is an edited transcript excerpt from Episode 10: “Smart Homes & IoT: A Century In The Making” — the first episode in a 7-part series on the future of the smart home. In this episode of Predicting Our […]

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PUCK is easy! ~ “As long as you know how to work an app, you’re golden”

PUCK is easy! ~ “As long as you know how to work an app, you’re golden”

What’s Puck? SmashToast’s Puck “removes traditional remotes from the equation, which is a pain point for many folks who assume that three or more remotes are a permanent object on their coffee table,” SmashToast Founder, Barnabas Helmy, explains. “You can see this problem amplified when you ask a bartender to change a channel.”  Puck solves […]

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Hardware to Retail: Interview with SmashToast!

Hardware to Retail: Interview with SmashToast!

Hardware to Retail: Interview with SmashToast!  Via Linkedin: In our efforts to educate up-and-coming consumer product teams to the ever-changing retail environment, we looked inward and conducted an interview with a Retailbound client – Smashtoast – getting direct insights from their Founder, Barnabas Helmy. As a hardware startup founded in early 2014 based in Chicago, Smashtoast created a […]

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Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020

Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020

Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020 Global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will grow 14.6 percent in 2018, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC), to hit $772.5 billion. The category will more or less maintain that upward trajectory throughout the prediction period, averaging a 14.4 percent compound annual […]

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