Each day we see more and more smart devices in our homes. The most common include smart speakers, smart displays, and smart TVs. The problem starts when you try to add even more smart devices into our smart homes, and these don’t work with your favorite platform. Luckily, Apple, Amazon, and Google are joining forces to solve this.

Google has announced that it will work with Amazon, Apple, and other brands to form a new Connected Home group, managed by the Zigbee Alliance. This group will focus on bringing market-tested technologies to develop a new open smart home connectivity standard based on Internet Protocol. Adding this IP would enable secure communication between devices, apps, and cloud services. This new alliance would also help developers and smart home gadget makers, as they won’t have to spend time and resources building support for each major smart home platform. This new Connected Home over IP may start working by late 2020, and it would make all smart home devices compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, and other platforms.

Source Android Authority

Via Google Blog

A former bilingual teacher that left the classrooms to join the team of Pocketnow as a news editor and content creator for the Spanish audience. An artist by nature who enjoys video games, guitars, action figures, cooking, painting, drawing and good music.

You May Also Like
Google Pixel Stand 2nd generation featured 2
Google launches Pixel Stand 2nd generation for $79
At the Google Pixel Fall Event, the company unveiled the next generation of Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro flagships, as well as the Google Pixel Stand.
HUAWEI nova 9
HUAWEI nova 9 launches globally as company expands its portfolio
It features Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G and an OLED FHD+ display with up to 120Hz frame refresh rate.
Samsung not allowed to sell 61 models of its smartphones in Russia
Samsung no longer allowed to sell 61 models of its phones in Russia
Samsung got into a battle, and there’s a risk the company will no longer be allowed to sell 61 models of its smartphones in Russia.