Home Apple working on smoke alarm system using HomeKit?

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  1. FreeState macrumors 68000

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-may-elbowing-way-smoke-212006483.html?ref=gs

    Interesting if true.

    "Jokes aside, Apple’s iDevice-as-smoke-detector plan is wildly inventive. Devised to operate within a smart home system (a la its HomeKit), the original patent depicted a house full of Apple products that could all be utilized to not just detect smoke from a fire, but outfit to call 911 and supply emergency services. Additionally, the setup could also communicate the number of people located in a burning home and their exact location within said home, while also working in tandem with third-party fire detectors. Unsurprisingly, patent illustrations showed the new tech’s integration into a presumed future edition of the Apple Watch."
     
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