Nest, Samsung and ARM form home automation protocol, Thread

 

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Nest, Samsung and ARM form home automation protocol, Thread.

 

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Although the company itself may be a new non-profit, the group was created as a joint effort between Google-owned Nest Labs, Samsung, ARM, Freescale, Silicon Labs, Yale Security and Big Ass Fans. Thread’s goal is the creation of a wireless IP-based networking protocol that promises easy, reliable cloud access for all the hardware and appliances in your home. Interestingly enough, existing Nest thermostats and smoke detectors already reportedly run on an early version of the upcoming protocol.

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