HomeOS

HomeOS

(HOME Operating System) A platform from Microsoft for controlling all the network-connected devices in the home (smartphones, tablets, appliances, security cameras, sensors, TVs, etc.). Announced in 2010, HomeOS is licensed free of charge to encourage research and development by third parties. See Lab of Things.
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Microsoft has been conducting its own research in the home-automation space, with projects like its HomeOS operating system.
The SoftUPS solution builds upon a recent technology developed by MSR called HomeOS, intended to provide an OS like abstraction for smart Homes.