Interoperability remains up in the air. Solid cloud platforms provide a feasible way to unify the fragmented smart home landscape. Unified smart home solutions provide consumers convenience; fragmented smart home market provides business opportunities for players. The platform providers try to monetize by creating value for their customers and speeding up time to market.
Software and cloud platform providers are developing solutions to enable interoperability among devices, regardless of what protocols their customers are using. They are protocol- and device-agnostic, and seek partnerships for cloud-to-cloud interoperation because they believe cooperation can enlarge the ecosystems of connected products and expand distribution channels..READ MORE