Apple, Amazon, Google partner for intelligent devices to be more compatible

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. the logo can be seen hanging at the entrance of the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

(Ap) – Inc. Apple, Inc. and Alphabet, Inc. Google, are working together to pave the way for better interoperability between its smart home products, the companies said on Wednesday.

Zigbee Alliance, whose members include IKEA, the low-end market segments, such as, among others, will also contribute to the project, with the title, “the Connected Home-over-IP.

The group aims to make it easier for device manufacturers to build products that are compatible with the smart home and telephony services, such as Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant.

Amazon launched a similar initiative earlier this year, users will be able to gain access to the Alexa,, Microsoft Corp. (nasdaq: msft Cortana, and many other voice-activated virtual ” assistant services are a single unit.

Reporting Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty

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