February 22, 2016

Microsoft, Samsung and Intel form smart home alliance

The connected home has a huge problem. Very little few of the devices actually talk to one another. Thanks to competing communication protocols and companies creating proprietary ecosystems that only let their products talk to one another, users are forced to open multiple apps to have the home of the future. So some big names in tech are hoping to solve the fragmentation issue by forming an IoT alliance called the Open Connectivity Foundation.

The Super Friends for smart bulbs

Topics: Experience and Service Design, Connected Personalization, Innovation