Saturday, 7 June 2014

The best smart home products you haven't heard of




The smart home is the future — and it's almost here. Early adopters have begun to automate some of the electronics in their home, but so far it's a bit fragmented; with so many brands competing for space in your home, there's even competition to be the method of communication between these devices. Until one platform wins out and becomes the de facto language of the smart home, the connected dream is only partially available to us.
This week Apple brought new hope to the space with the announcement of its HomeKit framework, which aims to solve the problem. HomeKit gives iPhone and iPad customers a central place and language for all smart home devices to use. HomeKit won’t officially be available until sometime this fall, and some...
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