Oberon 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.
“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.
Apple investors have been debating the company’s seemingly fuzzy artificial intelligence vision and wondering whether it will ever catch up with Amazon in the home automation space.
Roughly Apple TV-sized, it has Bluetooth and NFC onboard. What is the A1844? We don’t know, but an FCC filing for the Apple-built hardware popped up, revealing a few interesting details that raise more questions than answers.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today granted a patent application that details a remote control device for a marine vessel, a concept that Steve Jobs was originally credited the inventor of (via PatentlyApple).
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