Alex is a senior researcher at the University of Surrey, where he works on real world information infrastructures based on the Internet of Things. He is technical manager of the SENSEI project, a large-scale European project that focuses on the...
Roger Kay: Will Apple Play Nice On The Internet Of Things?
Source: „Rumors are flying with some vehemence that Apple AAPL +0.28% will introduce smart home technology at its Worldwide Developer Conference June 2.
While Apple fans and investors have been hoping for something to punch up the brand for years now (pretty much since a couple of years after the iPad introduction, which would be about 2012), this latest foray may not be the thing.
The reason is that Apple does not play well with others, a well-documented behavior. It has been known to turn on partners as diverse as Adobe, Logitech, and Google GOOGL -0.07% when its interests diverged from theirs.”