Smart home security company Abode has added HomeKit compatibility to its Smart Security kit, the company announced today. This is the second system in the Abode portfolio to receive HomeKit support, integrating its sensors with Apple’s smart home system. Its Iota system was the first self-installed home security system to be added to HomeKit back in November.
Now, both Smart Security and Iota can be controlled via Apple’s Home app and Siri on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and HomePod. To access the Home app remotely, users need a fourth-generation Apple TV or newer, HomePod, or an iPad running iOS 10 or newer in the home. Existing Smart Security Kit users will be able to enroll their systems via a firmware update that will go live…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts