It’s the latest from smart home company Wink For smart home beginners (and skeptics who feel that the dream of the intelligent dwelling far outpaces the available software and hardware), a common source of anxiety is the lack of a decent hub—a central command station and simple way to get various products communicating with one another.
Of course, big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google have jumped into the fray, hoping to seize the moment and provide hub-esque products like Amazon’s Echo and its "Alexa" voice-operated interface, Apple’s HomeKit app (new to the recently released iOS 10), or Google Home (also voice-activated).
I've been eager to see the Revolv home hub in action since meeting with the company several months ago. The good news is the hardware is awesome. But the software could use some work.
The internet of things is about data. So don't miss last week's podcast about data and the Quirky Wink smart home hub review. ICYMI: Tracking your electric data and some thoughts on Quirky’s Wink hub originally published by Gigaom, ...
Wink's second-generation hub will be able to connect to a wider variety of smart home devices.
The big picture goal for SmartThing has always been about making the most open and accessible platform for the emerging smart home market. The company's hardware hub connects to the hundreds of smart home gadgets out there with thei...