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Apple, Amazon, and Google partner to make smart home devices compatible

Titled "Connected Home over IP", the project will also have Zigbee Alliance members as contributors

Apple's voice-activated digital assistant. Photo: Shutterstock

According to Reuters, Amazon, Apple and Google’s parent company Alphabet are partnering for better compatibility among their smart home products. The announcement was made this Wednesday by the companies.

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Titled “Connected Home over IP”, the project will also have Zigbee Alliance, whose members include IKEA and NXP Semiconductors, as contributor.

The project comes in a moment of hard competition between big techs to take on the market of voice assistants and smart devices.