The Alphabet/Google smart-home company Nest is rolling out OpenThread, an open-source reference code implementation of the Thread networking protocol created in 2014. Nest said the latest protocol is set to make it a lot easier to create apps that work with Nest and its secure thermostat. "Thread makes it possible for devices to simply, securely and reliably connect to each other and to the cloud," said Greg Hun, head of Nest platform and works. "And because Thread is an IPv6 networking protocol built on open standards, millions of existing 802.15.4 wireless devices on the market can be easily updated to run Thread. "OpenThread will significantly accelerate the deployment of Thread in
Nest has released an open-sourced version of its Thread protocol, making its home automation network technology more broadly available to developers. The introduction of OpenThread is expected to give parties interested in working with open-source technology all the benefits of building on Thread — allowing them to continue innovating without dealing with the current limitations of the protocol.
Nest announced today that it is releasing an open-source version of its Thread networking protocol. Called OpenThread, the protocol makes the technology already used by Nest's products available to...
The Thread networking protocol is now available for anyone to adopt in their IoT devices.
Nest launches OpenThread today, an open-source implementation of the Thread protocol, in an effort to streamline the smart home market.
Nest already has a bunch of companies lined up to use its Thread network protocol in their devices (over 30 submitted right now), but it's not content with what...
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Nest wants to make it easier (and quicker) to get more smart home gadgets on the market.
Earlier this year, a report in The Information claimed that Google-owned Nest was working on a rival to Amazon's Echo -- a service that would bring together a..
Thread, an open wireless protocol for the Internet of things, is getting a boost from one of its biggest boosters, Google-owned Nest Labs.