“The first home automation products using Apple’s new Siri-controlled HomeKit platform will arrive next week, according to sources briefed on Apple’s plans,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac.

“Many of the companies previewing HomeKit products in recent months are likely to be among the roughly five companies sources say will make announcements early next week,” Kahn reports. “We’ll also see more of what’s in store for HomeKit at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference [on June 8th], which starts only days after the announcements.”

“Earlier this month, we reported that Apple is planning a new ‘Home’ app for iOS 9 that uses virtual rooms to manage HomeKit accessories, which will give a user interface to the platform other than Siri,” Kahn reports. “As we’ve previously noted, the Apple TV will also play a role in controlling HomeKit accessories.”

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Apple's WWDC 2015 invitation graphic

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]