Tech Talk With Craig Peterson – Communications – 2011-10-23

Bob Harris the CEO at White Fence talks with Craig about a free service that helps people who are moving or looking to find the best deals on phone, Internet, television, electricity, natural gas and other home services. By simply entering a street address into the secure site, people looking to save money or start new service can find the most comprehensive list of plans available for their specific address from over 400 nationally recognized partners. As a trusted home service shopping source for 24 million people annually, WhiteFence makes it easy to establish service directly on the site in a few simple steps.

Gina Oreilly the Chief Operating Officer at Nitro talks with Craig about Nitro PDF Professional and Nitro Reader. Nitro PDF Software’s Free Family of PDF products have been downloaded more than 50 million times, and also include the world’s #1 free PDF creator, PrimoPDF, and the world’s #1 free PDF Web browser extension, PDF Download. Nitro PDF Software products have won multiple “Editors’ Choice” and “Product of the Year” awards and are used by millions of people worldwide, including a significant number of Fortune 500 organizations.

David Cade the CEO at AlumiFuel Power talks with Craig about alternative energy and how they can generate hydrogen gas and steam/heat through the chemical reaction of aluminum, water, and proprietary additives. This technology is ideally suited for multiple applications requiring on-site, on-demand fuel sources, serving National Security and commercial customers. API has significant differentiators in performance, adaptability, safety and cost-effectiveness in its target market applications, with no external power required and no toxic chemicals or by-products.

Tom Cortese the Co-Founder and CEO at Proust talks with Craig about a private place for families and close friends to share their meaningful stories, and preserve their memories. Today, for the first time, every living generation is online, from grandson to grandmother. Proust offers a way for the whole family to capture, preserve and share cherished memories. Named for the famous Proust questionnaire, the site makes chronicling your history simple by prompting you with questions for each chapter of your life story.

Pat Tessier the Director of Product Marketing for residential, light commercial and electrical thermostats at Honeywelltalks with Craig about home energy efficiency. Honeywell has their technology in more than 150 million homes and has performed more than 4 million home energy audits over the
company’s 30 year history. Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions provides integrated product solutions in heating and heating processes, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration, air filtration, zoning, humidification, air conditioning, water controls and processes, electrical devices and systems, lighting control, buildings controls, switches, sensors and controllers.

Mark Edmiston the President and CEO at Nomad talks with Craig about unique media marketplace that provides readers with digital publications on a wide range of subjects, developed specifically for mobile devices. High-quality editorial and rich multimedia capabilities are enhanced by new technology that automatically formats content onto the web browser of any mobile device, ensuring easy engagement and mobility on this new media format.

Joanna Sohovich the President of Honeywell Security and Communications talks with Craig about
the groundbreaking advances in residential and commercial security systems that Honeywell provides. Today’s consumers expect more from their security systems than just security. With more than 1 billion smartphone users by 2013 people expect now to be connected – so naturally, homeowners want “connected homes” or “smart homes.”  That means connecting security to home systems like air conditioning and lighting and home energy management including laundry and dishes.

Greg Freishtat the CEO at Vertical Acuity joins Craig to talk about empowering online publishers to grow their businesses by discovering, organizing and publishing content to and from thousands of sites across the Web without the cost of developing traditional business relationships with their Content Logistix Platform.

Kateri Callahan from the Alliance to Save Energy joins Craig to discuss how each of us can participate in reducing energy costs.

Duane Hallowell the CEO of Hallowell International joins Craig to discuss how they are addressing the two two main issues facing consumers: the economy and the volatile cost of energy. Enter the Acadia: a Combined Heating and Cooling System.

Pete Janssen the Executive Vice President of Marketing at Wellcore joins Craig to discuss how they have taken personal emergency response to the next level– combining automatic fall detection with 24/7 monitoring and prompt emergency response. With an aging population it is important to know that seniors can remain active– knowing that if a fall occurs they can get assistance 24/7 wherever they are.