This makes a lot of sense; having standards for controlling the Internet of things. Having an app that can turn up the heating or preheat your oven is really useful.
BSH‘s smart home scheme is called Home Connect. It will let users control their appliances using smartphones and tablets through an “open standard”, Worldline said – the outfit will manage the cloud platform gluing everything together, with a claimed focus on security and privacy. Devices will connect through the user’s Wi-Fi router.