Latest on Thread, OCF, Weave and ZigBee’s new dotdot Home Automation Layer at CES 2017

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ZigBee lends smart-home application layer to Thread Group, branding it dotdot and demoing about 10 IoT products at CES 2017, all run through Resolution Products’ Helix security and home automation hub.

Source: Latest on Thread, OCF, Weave and ZigBee’s new dotdot Home Automation Layer at CES 2017 – CE Pro

Windows 10 moves closer to smart-home centerpiece with big Internet of Things deal

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Lazy people will love Windows 10 and its ability to automate home tasks, and the operating system’s smart-home credentials are getting a serious boost with a recent internet of things pact.

Source: Windows 10 moves closer to smart-home centerpiece with big Internet of Things deal | PCWorld

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

​Thread, ZigBee, Z-Wave: Why smart home standards matter

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Wi-Fi has proved to be a really effective way of getting our laptops, our tablets, our phones and even our TVs and stereo systems to talk to the internet but it’s not working for the smart home. The Internet of Things has more subtle needs than these big-batteried, regularly charged or permanently powered items, and…

Source: Thread, ZigBee, Z-Wave: Why smart home standards matter

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

Telink Semiconductor Launches World’s First All-in-One System-on-Chip for the Internet of Things

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With the ability to integrate security, voice search, touch control and other factors, the TLSR8269 is an ideal single-chip solution for human interface devices ranging from smart home applications to wireless toys.

Supports Bluetooth Smart, BLE Mesh, 6LoWPAN, Thread, Zigbee, RF4CE, HomeKit and 2.4GHz proprietary standard support in a single SoC. The TLSR8269 supports analog and digital microphones and audio output with enhanced voice performance for voice search and other such applications. This makes it an ideal single-chip solution for IoT and human interface devices such as smart lighting, smart home devices, advanced remote controls, and wireless toys.

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Nortek Security & Control Showcases First Z-Wave and Thread Smart Home Demo at CES 2016

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Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek Company (NASDAQ: NTK) and a leader in the security and smart home markets, showcased a technology demonstration using Z-Wave smart home standard running on top of Thread, an IP based networking protocol. The demo featured Z-Wave running on top of Thread to wirelessly command and control of the popular GoControl Garage Door Controller connected to a Resolution Products Helix gateway.

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