Saturday, February 28, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
New Draft Bill Focuses On Consumer Data Privacy
Uber Says Breach Affected 50K Drivers
Google Showcases Future Silicon Valley Headquarters
Lenovo Offers Free McAfee LiveSafe Following Superfish Security Concerns
Yahoo Gains Search Share
Twitter To Offer More User Safety Features
Google to Start Ranking Mobile-friendly Sites Higher
Qualcomm Extends LTE to Unlicensed Spectrum to Enhance Mobile Experiences
Active Discussions
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
sanyo e6 camera
need help on some cd burning...
 Home > News > General Computing > Industr...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Industry Alliances Fight Over The Future Of Connected Home


Companies are teaming up to establish standard ways for household devices to talk to each other, but it seems that once again there will be not a single camp to define the future of the connected home.

Like the rivalry between Blu-ray and HD DVD optical disc formats decades ago, Silicon Valley is far from agreement on what standards should rule.

Currently, Qualcomm is leading the AllSeen Alliance, a group that promotes protocols for how smart devices should work together in a so-called 'Internet of Things' trend. Qualcomm led the development of a connection standard called AllJoyn and made it free for other companies to use in their products.Microsoft, Panasonic Corp, LG Electronics Inc and Sharp Corp have all joined the AllSeen Alliance.

Howevwr, chipmakers that compete with Qualcomm plan to launch a rival standards consortium as early as next week, Reutaers reports, citing unamed sources.

The quick establishment of standards across home-connected gadgets, cars and wearable computing devices will accelerate the introduction of new devices by manufacturers. But failing to do so would result in new smart home products that would be incompatible with each other.

Apple in June announced plans for HomeKit, which will integrate control of devices like garage door openers, lights and thermostats.

Last week, Google said it partnered with Mercedes-Benz, Whirlpool and light bulb maker LIFX to integrate their products with Google's Nest thermostats and smoke detectors.

Intel has still to decide whether it would support AllSeen Alliance or any other group.



Previous
Next
Japan Universities To Build New Supercomputers        All News        UK Regulator Probes Facebook Over Experiment With User's Comments: report
Samsung Maintains Its Global NAND Flash Leadership     General Computing News      UK Regulator Probes Facebook Over Experiment With User's Comments: report

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AllSeen Alliance Established To Advance The Smart House

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .