Apple is aiming to gain more market acceptance of its HomeKit home automation platform by partnering with home builders to install its IoT devices in ready-to-go smart homes, according to a Bloomberg report.
Source: Solution Providers Cheer As Apple Works With Home Builders To Boost HomeKit Adoption – Page: 1 | CRN
Apple Inc – the Cupertino-based smartphone maker – is partnering several builders to integrate its HomeKit platform directly into homes from the start.
Source: Want an Apple HomeKit Enabled Smart House? Here’s Where You Can Get One
Apple is quietly phasing out HomeKit hub support for the third-generation Apple TV, meaning users who update their iPhones and iPads with iOS 10 will not be able to use the remote access feature in the Home app unless they have a fourth-generation set-top box.
Source: Apple Removed HomeKit Support for Third-Generation Apple TV With iOS 10 [Updated] – Mac Rumors
After a week with the new iOS 10 app, we lay out the best and worst of Apple’s Home.
Source: 6 ways Apple’s new smart home app succeeds (and 5 ways it still needs work) – CNET
The latest free software update to the Apple TV box, TVOS 10.0, is available today complete with smart home control, voice-powered category search for movies and more. The feature allowing easier TV app sign-in, however, is still MIA.
Source: Apple TV TVOS 10 now available, brings HomeKit and dark mode, but no single sign-on yet – CNET
Apple began its foray into the smart home market in 2014 with the introduction of its HomeKit, a device framework the company developed to allow apps to control in-home accessories and appliances. The idea is to create a smart home that’s easy to set up, customize and use from virtually all of your
Source: Apple’s Home app will be your new smart home hub
Apple’s plan for increasing your home’s intelligence is finally coming into focus, and it looks pretty sharp.
Source: Inside Home: Apple’s plan to finally give you a smarter house
HomeKit has attracted many well-known home automation accessory vendors into its ecosystem, and it has encouraged other established accessory makers to make their first forays into building home automation solutions.…
Source: Review: Koogeek Wi-Fi SmartPlug for Apple HomeKit
Some of you may have recognized a familiar name onstage at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) earlier this week. We’re excited to officially announce that HomeKit support is coming to Ring later this year, which means Ring neighbors will have an easy, secure and private way to monitor their home via the new Home app in […]
Source: Bringing Apple HomeKit Support to Ring – The Ring Blog
Apple’s HomeKit technology might seem really confusing, but trust us, it’s not. It basically allows accessories from various manufacturers to work together,
Source: What works with Apple HomeKit?