Marvell’s new IoT SDK for Apple HomeKit
Marvell has announced a new SDK for Apple’s home Automation framework, HomeKit.
Marvell’s SDK for HomeKit is available on its EZ-Connect™ IoT Platform, including Marvell’s 88MC200 microcontroller and advanced Avastar® 88W801 Wi-Fi system-on-chip (SoC). The SDK is already being used by several hardware producers and paves the way for the first HomeKit accessories to be brought to market.
Marvell’s EZ-Connect Wi-Fi Microcontroller IoT platform features a powerful Cortex-M3 microcontroller (88MC200) and a best-in-class 802.11n wireless radio (88W8801) that together supply the essential pieces for enabling a HomeKit solution.
So far devices supporting the Apple framework have been slow to appear. At the spring forward event earlier this week Apple said a lot more products that support HomeKit will be rolling out during the year.
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