"Apple’s move into the smart home isn’t actually the grand experience I had hoped for. Instead, it is a much simpler program that will basically certify a bunch of connected devices on the market or set to be launched as products that are certified under the Made for iPhone label.Here’s how Apple’s smart home program will work — Tech News and Analysis
My sources, who spoke only on background because of their involvement or knowledge of the program, explain that the smart home effort will have a heavy focus on connecting devices easily via Wi-Fi and will likely offer voice control via Bluetooth as well. However, it won’t have some sort of software-based automation layer controlled by Apple that supersedes the original apps."
Friday, May 30, 2014
Here’s how Apple’s smart home program will work — Tech News and Analysis
Apple's WWDC next week should prove interesting, one way or another