The Internet of Things update
Soon, a person could control their garage door, home lighting, heating and air conditioning, and even their car with their smartphone. It’s more than a gadget, because with Internet connectivity, it could change how people live their lives.
The dominant mobile device operating systems, Android and iOS, undoubtedly want their share of the Internet of Things industry.
Google paid $3.2 billion for NestLabs, which makes online thermostats, then $550 million for Dropcam, which is developing Internet security cameras. Meanwhile Apple announced an Internet of Things company called Homekit at a recent developer conference.
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