According to a report in The Financial Times, Apple is working on a new software platform that would work “turns the iPhone into a remote control for lighting, security systems and other appliances.” IOS Apple ecosystem, of course, already home to a growing number of connected products for the home, such as lamps Philips Hue Wifi connected incandescent, the Nest thermostat and a series of iPhone -controlled devices, but the report claims that Apple will soon launch a new core platform, which will make for a perfect experience:
Apple integrated system can be configured easier to control devices and new "smart home”. For example, a house of lights could automatically controlled like, when the owner enters the house, comes with its iPhone wireless signal its arrival. Such a system was outlined in a patent application from Apple published in November last year. According to further details many mobile application development companies are working on introducing apps similar to this app.
It looks very similar to the platform could be an extension of Apple's MFi program for Apple whom accessories are yet to be approved , but the report states that lead to different brand . "The scheme will be similar to existing Apple” Made for iPhone " label given to compatible headphones , speakers and other accessories , but with a new brand and logo . Apple may also include additional controls to ensure that certified products are not susceptible to hackers. Although it’s not yet cleared, what kind of new software, hardware and support will be available for Apple and companies building smart home products for the iPhone provide.
The report adds that Apple is planning a new platform smart home as fast as its next developer conference WWDC will begin early next month, on June 2. Previously it was also reported that Apple is planning a new hardware for the event , in addition to providing information on various platforms, that will reveal new features for iOS and OS X planned 8 10.10. It was also mentioned earlier that next platform will be related to health and fitness like Health Book for Apple iOS 8 which is also reportedly planned by Apple. However , It does not provide much information about the technology behind the new platform , but Apple could speculate on a NFC chip in the next iPhone instead of Bluetooth LE technology it uses currently rely Carplay , iBeacons and other related experiences.