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Read: Tyco Security Brings Access Control to Apple Watch

Tyco Security Brings Access Control to Apple Watch

Kantech, from Tyco Security Products, creates the first Apple Watch access control credential with the EntraPass Go Pass mobile app.

Read: August Home’s Doorbell Cam to Support Apple HomeKit

August Home’s Doorbell Cam to Support Apple HomeKit

The smart home device provider’s smart lock already supports HomeKit. The doorbell cam will also support Siri voice commands.

Read: Apple Granted Patent on Possible Fire-Detecting Software for iPhone, Other Devices

Apple Granted Patent on Possible Fire-Detecting Software for iPhone, Other Devices

Software would detect fire, alert user and contact authorities.

Read: Report Predicts Google, Apple to Dominate Home Security Market in 20 Years

Report Predicts Google, Apple to Dominate Home Security Market in 20 Years

Research firm Citigroup predicts that self-serve security solutions from tech firms like Google and Apple will make up 62.5 percent of the home security market in 20 years.

Read: Rumor: Apple Developing In-Screen Fingerprint Sensors

Rumor: Apple Developing In-Screen Fingerprint Sensors

A new report suggests Apple is looking into developing a new solution for moving its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the display itself.

Read: Alarm.com App Allows Apple Watch Users to Manage Security on the Go

Alarm.com App Allows Apple Watch Users to Manage Security on the Go

One of the new apps for the Apple Smart Watch is Alarm.com’s home security system’s control.

Read: Biometrics Stocks to Watch Amid New iPhone Hoopla

Biometrics Stocks to Watch Amid New iPhone Hoopla

As the new iPhone launches with a mobile payment app and a fingerprint recognition reader, a Web site has complied a directory of publicly traded companies that play in the biometrics field.

Read: Samsung, Dell and Intel Establish Internet of Things Alliance

Samsung, Dell and Intel Establish Internet of Things Alliance

The Open Interconnect Consortium looks to deliver a specification, an open source implementation, and a certification program for wirelessly connecting devices.

Read: Opinion: Apple Home Automation Initiative Seems Underwhelming

Opinion: Apple Home Automation Initiative Seems Underwhelming

While Apple’s 2014 WWDC press conference covered some exciting operating system updates, it seemed that talk of the firm’s home automation technology proved to be nothing more than a tease of a platform that may or may not ever see the light of day.

Read: Google Eyes Home Security, While Apple Ponders Smart Home Market

Google Eyes Home Security, While Apple Ponders Smart Home Market

Reports suggest that Google is in talks to acquire home security firm Dropcam, while Apple plans to launch a Jetson’s-style home automation platform to ramp up competition with Google.

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