Apple first showed off its HomeKit developer kit back in 2014, and its purpose was to let companies create smart home hardware that works with Siri's voice commands. The HomeKit framework was supposed to finally propel Apple in the smart home space. But here we are two years later and Apple barely makes any mention of HomeKit, and only 15 manufacturers make devices compatible with the framework.
It's not that Apple couldn't do well in the smart home space, it's just that it's clearly not a top priority for the company.
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