Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread

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Nest has released an open-sourced version of its Thread protocol, making its home automation network technology more broadly available to developers. The introduction of OpenThread is expected to give parties interested in working with open-source technology all the benefits of building on Thread — allowing them to continue innovating without dealing with the current limitations of the protocol.

Source: Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread | VentureBeat | Dev | by Ken Yeung

Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread

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Nest has released an open-sourced version of its Thread protocol, making its home automation network technology more broadly available to developers. The introduction of OpenThread is expected to give parties interested in working with open-source technology all the benefits of building on Thread — allowing them to continue innovating without dealing with the current limitations of the protocol.

Source: Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread | VentureBeat | Dev | by Ken Yeung

Nest Looks To Jump-Start Thread Standard With OpenThread

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Nest introduced OpenThread today, an open-source reference code implementation of the Thread networking protocol. With OpenThread, Nest aims to make the wireless connection technology used in its products more accessible to developers. This differs from the Thread specification, a Nest spokeswoman told TWICE, because “the Thread 1.0 specification isn’t technically available yet.”

Source: Nest Looks To Jump-Start Thread Standard With OpenThread

Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution

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Google Nest is set to brick $300 Revolv home automation hubs after buying out staff and abandoning the project.

The software giant acquired Revolv for its talent in October 2014 and next month will drop support for the smaller company’s smart home device.

The decision means that as of May 15th the Revolv hub become paperweights.

Source: Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution