Remember that “futuristic” movie from 1999 called “Smart House?” Think back to when you thought that this house would never be available in your lifetime. Only 16 years after that movie, we may be owning our very own “Smart House.”
We expect our phones, tablets, and sometimes even our watches to be connected. The next great platform, however, is about connecting everything in your home — from lights and windows to coffee machines and slow cookers. The Internet of Things is the catch-all phrase used to discuss a vast array of various now-connected objects that may or may not want to talk to one another. That’s why Apple has HomeKit and Google introduced Brillo / Weave: everyone wants to own that common language for your light bulbs.
Learn more here on The Verge.
- Google unveils Brillo, an operating system for Internet of Things (liliputing.com)
- HomeKit Introduced At WWDC 2015 (techtimes.com)
- The House of the Future (aljazeera.com)
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