Apple and Google and friends agree to co-operate on IoT protocol

Apple and Google co-operating?? Hath hell frozen over? I know Google did some work in this area once already when the promoted their Thread protocol and according to Wikipedia Apple joined that group in 2018:

Maybe this is just an attempt to make new news from old? Maybe it’s because Amazon came on board?


It’ll be interesting to get devices that all platforms can control. I don’t have much iot stuff - two Lifx bulbs that support Homekit, Alexa and Google and a switch that doesn’t support Homekit.

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