The likes of Nest and Philips Tone bulbs have been important to the advancement of the residence automation scene, and now, it seems that Apple is taking a vested interest in this certain industry.
Seemingly, we’ll be hearing even more about this action at WWDC 2014 following week, which will view new software features put in location to support these type of items.
On June 2nd, Apple will certainly make a collection announcements relating to software, with both iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 expected to be revealed. Yet this is the very first time we’ve acquired wind of any sort of residential automation combination, and as per a report over at the Financial Times, Apple will certainly team up with a variety of companies to add clever residence attributes to the iPhone.
Sinced the company will certainly carry out quality examining procedures on all items, each firm will seemingly have to achieve rigid criteria prior to releasing any type of items taking direct benefit of the iPhone’s brand-new functions, which might additionally function in a seamless, automatic fashion.
The record alludes to a device that may, as an example, be able to activate certain gadgets when a linked iPhone enters a home or vicinity, and also though certain information is presently at a premium, we’re instead thrilled to view exactly what might come of this.
We have actually additionally been listening to, through various sources, that the iPhone 6 might finally see Apple look into the globe of Near-Field Communication, or NFC, and the FT report additionally indicates that this might, in some way, be associated with Apple’s new feature.
Apple is clearly making a concerted press to incorporate the iOS experience with other devices around us, and you simply have to consider CarPlay – – presented in addition to iOS 7.1 earlier this year – – for evidence of this.
Tim Chef will take to the stage next Monday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, whereupon we’ll ultimately have to put the rumors to bed.
We’re already in expectancy of a number of fascinating statements pertaining to iOS, especiallying Siri improvements, the alleged “Healthbook” collection and a devoted iTunes Radio application amongst a host of others.
Whether we’ll additionally be acquiring wise home attributes continues to be to be viewed, yet we’ll definitely be keeping our eyes and ears peeled to read more.