Soon you'll be able to ask Siri to close your garage door, and have your house light up as you approach.
HomeKit is a framework in iOS 8 for communicating with and controlling connected accessories in a user’s home. You can enable users to discover HomeKit accessories in their home and configure them, or you can create actions to control those devices. Users can group actions together and trigger them using Siri.
Gizmodo - recently did an article: Apple TV Gets One Step Closer to Becoming Your Smart Home Hub
HomeKit, CloudKIt, and HealthKit, along with Extensions, are gifts from Apple iOS 8 Development we can use to make better more naturally integrated Apps that people will love.
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