“Apple Pay remains the killer app for Apple Watch, but a new home security solution from Dutch smart home firm, smanos, means you may soon have another app to wrap around your wrist,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.
“That’s because the company has introduced its L020, W100 and W020 apps for the Apple Watch,” Evans writes. “The three apps integrate with the company’s home security solutions for door and window entry, flood detection and home/office motion sensing so you will be alerted when sensors are triggered, meaning you’ll know if there’s some miscreant in your home within seconds of illegal entry taking place.”
“In order to use the apps you must also purchase and install one or more of the company’s home security systems the cost of which is between $129 to $199, though there is no monthly fee for the security they provide,” Evans writes. “Once installed, users can use the Apple Watch app to arm and disarm their system and receive activity alerts, so they can check for unauthorized activity in their offices or homes.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We have high hopes for the future HomeKit in general, and Apple Watch (watchOS) in particular, which we hope to see revealed at WWDC next month.