Microsoft is working on a smart home-friendly version of Windows 10, the company said on Tuesday.
The company said that while the new operating system is focused on helping people better manage their home, it also has the potential to serve a broader range of devices, such as smart home appliances and connected cars.
Microsoft has been developing a new smart home interface for Windows 10 that will enable a range of home automation features, including intelligent thermostats, smart locks, and smart lights, it said in a blog post.
In an interview with Business Insider, Mark Hachman, vice president of the Microsoft Windows division, said Microsoft’s vision is to “make this a standard in home automation,” and said Microsoft plans to make its new smart homes platform available on a wide variety of devices and platforms, including the Windows Store.
Microsoft has a wide range of smart home products, from Nest thermostat to Amazon Alexa to Nest lights to Nest Hue.
In a blogpost earlier this year, the Redmond, Washington-based company announced that it would make the Windows 10 smart home platform a standard feature on Windows 10 devices.
Microsoft said that the smart home device ecosystem will include “more than 30 smart home platforms,” including the Microsoft Home Hub, the Microsoft SmartThings Hub, SmartThings Cloud Hub, and Microsoft Hub for IoT devices.
While the company hasn’t made an official announcement on the Windows 8.1 smart home operating system, Microsoft has said that it plans to roll out the new smart platform on its next generation devices in 2017.
Microsoft has also confirmed that it will be releasing its new Smart Hub app for Android and iOS devices in early 2018.
Windows 10 will also support devices that are built using a combination of hardware and software components.
Microsoft previously announced that the Windows Hub app will be available on all Windows 10 smartphones, including Lumia smartphones.
We will be providing a free Windows Hub for all Windows phones in 2018, the developer said.
Microsoft plans on offering the Windows hub for all other Windows 10 phones in the future, as well.
The Windows Hub will allow users to create their own smart home experiences and manage devices and devices in a way that is both simple and intuitive.
Users can control their home’s lighting, thermostates, and more using the Windows app, which will also provide information about all connected devices in the home, including how long it has been running and when it started.
The Microsoft Windows Hub also will be a way for people to connect devices in their home to other devices, including connected cars, smart thermostators, smart TVs, and the like.
Microsoft’s new smart devices are aimed at people who want to manage and control their devices remotely, and will work in a variety of different ways.
For example, the Windows Smart Hub will be able to automatically detect the presence of the Windows Phone app, so that it can be used to turn off or turn on connected lights in your home.
Microsoft is also working on the ability to automatically switch between devices that use the same Wi-Fi network and devices that have different networks.
Microsoft said that its new Windows 10 will support devices built using both hardware and Software Components.
Microsoft will also include new functionality that will help people better integrate smart home apps into their Windows 10 experience, such a “smart home calendar” that allows users to set reminders and set alarms.
Windows 10 Home Hub is available now for Windows phones, but will be released to all devices later in the year.