Connected homes become the next #IoT and #wearables domestic battleground – an annotated infographic

The “Internet of Things” is the next major technology battle, pitting the likes of Google’s Nest against Apple’s HomeKit for dominance of the smart home.

We remain cheerfully dubious about the genuinely beneficial merits of the ‘smart home’. We’ve never once returned to our reassuringly stupid homes and bemoaned their lack of intelligence, so in what ways will a ‘smarter’ home truly improve our lives? Convince us, boffins!

Naturally, E&T magazine is still keeping a close eye on all things IoT. If things that talk to other things to make some things happen is your bag, you might very well enjoy our Internet of Things news and features page, which neatly gathers together all our IoT coverage in one dynamic place.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Smart home: dumb idea
Smart home: dumb idea

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