Alphabet (Google) and Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Form IoT Standards Alliance

Looks like we have a 1980's VHS-Betamax videotape format war forming on the Internet of Things (IoT) standards front. Will Thread or Apple's HomeKit win?


"IoT — which refers to the emerging world where nearly every object will be equipped with some sort of sensing, wireless connectivity or processing power — has been messy so far. Getting devices talking to each other has proven challenging. Each is cloistered in a proprietary system." writes Aaron Tilley, Forbes.

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