Apple announces WWDC focused on iOS «smart house» system
Apple prepares for announcement on WWDC 2014 a new program platform, which will turn iPhone into solution for remote control by light, system of safety and other components of «smart house». About it reports The Financial Times business edition referring to own sources. Apple solution will allow to unite components existing in the market in a unified ecosystem.
«Integrated Apple system will simplify control and operation of “smart” house by means of mobile devices. For example, in a room it can automatically be turned on the light, when owner with iPhone enters into a room. Features of a platform are in detail described in one of Apple patents», – reports the edition.
By means of iPhone users can operate loudness of sound, switch-on a fireplace, TV on necessary channel to change brightness of lamp light and even to muffle a jalousie. Settings will be remembered under certain situations. Interaction between devices will occur through a wireless network, however while it is not known, which device will unite all the others. Considering last direction of the company movement, it will be possible all to be integrated into following generation of Apple TV.
It is supposed that Apple will create a separate standard for components of “smart” house and producers of such decisions should receive MFI certificate of conformity(«Made for iPhone»). Now, according to such scheme, speaker systems, accessories and other electronics are issued.