Archive for June 26th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

At the 2014 WWDC, Apple unveiled HomeKit, software that will be included with iOS 8. HomeKit allows home automation developers to tie their devices back to an iOS device, providing a simple control system that you’re likely to have with you most of the time.


Image courtesy of Apple

HomeKit offers more than simple remote control capabilities, however; it can provide the smarts for creating a complex interactive home that can respond to your needs.

When HomeKit was announced, there were only a few hardware manufacturers who either had, or pledged to produce, compatible hardware devices. Now, according to the folks at 9to5Mac, Apple is planning on entering the home hardware automation market directly, and is in the process of designing devices that will work with HomeKit.

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