OberonHAP Simplifies HomeKit Enablement for Home Accessory Manufacturers with HomeKit SDK for Linux – EIN News

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Oberon microsystems Company LogoOberon microsystems, Inc., an independent provider of HomeKit software for low-power hardware, has introduced the OberonHAP Linux Ethernet HomeKit SDK. Apple HomeKit technology is an IoT framework for the home. HomeKit, and the Home app introduced in iOS 10, make it possible for a user to control home automation devices – from multiple vendors – so that they work together seamlessly without having to frequently switch between vendor-specific apps.

Source: OberonHAP Simplifies HomeKit Enablement for Home Accessory Manufacturers with HomeKit SDK for Linux – EIN News

The Digital Assistant War for Home Automation Device Supremacy is about to get Really Heated

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“In less than a year, Amazon’s combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant has come close to delivering on the elusive promise of easy-to-use technology that can control gadgets in the home with a few spoken words. Yet Amazon’s surprise success with Echo sets up a long-term battle with Apple and Alphabet’s Google for primacy in the connected household. And the contours of that competition are following a classic tech industry dynamic,” Reuters reports.

Source: The Digital Assistant War for Home Automation Device Supremacy is about to get Really Heated

Rumors Persist that Apple is Prototype Testing an All-New Siri-Centric Home Automation Device

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Apple has been working on a new home device driven by Siri for many years. Today the rumor is alive and well and telling us that Apple is now in the prototyping stage of development.

Source: Rumors Persist that Apple is Prototype Testing an All-New Siri-Centric Home Automation Device – Patently Apple

Apple Granted a Patent for a Futuristic Home Automation System for Room Controls

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Patently Apple was first to discover an Apple patent filing in Europe in October 2015 covering a futuristic home automation system. Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple this patent.

Source: Apple Granted a Patent for a Futuristic Home Automation System for Room Controls – Patently Apple

Apple’s Top 10 home automation products to buy in 2016

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If you love and cherish your Apple smartphone, it’s time to take things further with a smart home. Apple has launched a variety of home automation products to choose from and upgrade lifestyle with your favorite brand. The best part is that all the home automation devices can be controlled through Siri via compatible iPhones

Source: Apple’s Top 10 home automation products to buy in 2016 | The Hacked News