By |2018-07-09T12:26:26-05:00July 9th, 2018|

Do you know the story of how PUCK was invented? Hear it from SmashToast's very own CEO and Founder, Barnabas Helmy:   "Well, I was sitting on the sofa watching TV with my two year old daughter and she was chewing on the Apple TV remote. When I went to change the channel, it no [...]

PUCK – Throwback Thursday Interview

By |2017-12-07T10:06:43-05:00December 7th, 2017|

Throwback Thursday to January 2017 when SmashToast CEO and inventor of the PUCK, Barnabas Helmy, was interviewed by local news in Champaign, Illinois! As stated in the interview, PUCK works with a variety of devices including a television, space heater and Apple TV. PUCK is different from our competitors because it is a wireless solution [...]

Advancements in virtual-assistant technology will likely spur growth in home automation

By |2017-05-01T10:27:46-05:00May 1st, 2017|

Will Virtual Assistants Revolutionize Home Automation? By Danny Vena Advancements in virtual-assistant technology will likely spur growth in home automation. Deciding which digital assistant works best for your smart-home use really depends on individual preference. Almost everyone with a smartphone is familiar with some of the capabilities of voice-controlled virtual assistants. Siri from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) [...]