Google launches new Home APIs, Google TVs become smart home hubs

The Verge May 15, 2024, 04:00 PM UTC

Summary: Google is opening its Google Home platform APIs to developers, allowing access to over 600 million devices. Partners like ADT and Eve are already using the APIs to create innovative solutions. The APIs enable integration with various devices and apps, including fitness and delivery apps. Google is expanding its Matter infrastructure, turning Google TVs into smart home hubs. All Google Home hubs will support local control of Matter devices.

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    Google opens Home API for custom smart home experiences (CE Pro)
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