The launch will be made at next month’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Financial Times reported.
The new platform will be integrated into iOS devices on June 2, the report further said and added that program will also be open to 3rd party makers. This will be the first attempt, if done, from Apple to integrate other devices makers on its echo-system.
The applications include turning on and off automatically your home light with iPhone connected with the system.
“The move is seen as a “big play” to challenge device giant Samsung and Google, which in February closed its $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest Labs, maker of the Learning Thermostat and the Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector,” CNET reported.