Smart Home Platforms

Smart Home Platforms

There are a whole bunch of smart home automation platforms and frameworks out there vying for supremacy in the IoT battle. To date they’ve largely involved individual companies working on proprietary and incompatible technologies. But now it’s all about connecting everything to everything as simply as possible, and every tech company wants to get involved.


AllJoyn

AllJoyn

What is it? AllJoyn is an open source software framework that makes it easy for IoT devices and apps to ...
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Apple Homekit

Apple HomeKit

What is it? Apple HomeKit is Apple's IoT home automation platform for controlling smart home products with iOS apps and ...
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Belkin Wemo

What is it? WeMo is a series of products from Belkin International, a maker of networking gear and tech accessories, ...
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Google: Brillo & Weave

What is it? Brillo - Brillo is Google's underlying operating system for the Internet of Things. It's a stripped down ...
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Insteon

What is it? Insteon is a home automation protocol designed to bridge the gap between wired (AC powerline) and wireless ...
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IoTivity

What is it? IoTivity is an open source project for the IoT sponsored by the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) and ...
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Nest

What is it? Nest Labs is a home automation company that designs and manufactures programmable thermostats, smoke detectors and a ...
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Samsung SmartThings

What is it? Samsung acquired SmartThings, the leading open smart home platform in August 2014. SmartThings lets you easily monitor, ...
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