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Apple’s TV+ may signal a new push to revive HomeKit

We covered Apple’s new services launch in last week’s edition, but Wireless Watch’s sister service, Faultline, has provided some additional analysis of the impact of the new TV+ on other areas of its platform, notably the smart home. Apple’s HomeKit smart home platform has languished, poorly served by its own devices and stymied by arduous initial hardware security requirements that reduced third party interest. Apple’s TV boxes were always obvious smart home hub choices, but there was never a push to coalesce the rest of the smart home experience around these devices. With the launch of the new TV+ streaming service, we might now have an answer as to why the company has taken so long to bring HomeKit to…

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