NXP Smarter World Blog

Talk to just about anyone in the Smart Home business these days – technology providers, OEMs, ecosystem partners, independent design houses – and you’ll hear a lot of excitement. The market is hot. The necessary infrastructure is widely available, with internet access, wireless connectivity, and even edge processing commonly featured in everyday homes.

Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll start to hear some frustration. As good as things are, people are hoping for something better. The conversation soon turns to obstacles and barriers, since we’re still dealing with technical complexity, a general lack of standardization, and issues of interoperability and security…