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Submission + - Led by Nest, 'Thread' Might be Most Promising IoT Initiative Yet (cepro.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Nest, Big Ass Fans, Yale door locks, ARM, Freescale, Samsung and Silicon Labs launch the Thread Group, a standards initiative for using 6LoWPAN-based network technology with mesh capabilities optimized for home automation. Because it blends IPv6 with low-power 802.15.4 radios, a layer of security, peer-to-peer communications and other special sauce for whole-house connectivity, Thread looks extremely promising in an increasingly crowded field. Plus, millions of units are enabled products are already deployed by way of Nest's little-known Weave technology.
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Led by Nest, 'Thread' Might be Most Promising IoT Initiative Yet

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