Apps are emerging in homes through two platforms:
Tapptic supports multiple television platforms, such as:
- Apple TV (tvOS)
- Android TV
- Samsung TV / Smart TV
- STBs (Freebox, Bouygues Bbox, etc.)
2016 is the rise of home assistants such as:
Users activate these voice-controlled devices by calling them by their name (e.g. “Alexa” for the Amazon Echo, “Google” for Google Home) and asking them for a service with natural language.
Ranging from general information request such as “Who is the current President of the USA?” to voice commands controlling smart devices at home (sound bar, lights, smart locks, etc.), to more personalised services such as reminders from your event calendar, these devices can now be extended through “Skills” which are basically apps.