First spotted via MacRumors, an Amazon reviewer who works within the advertising division at Apple it sounds as if made the declare that the following model of iOS due q4 may have a standalone HomeKit app.
As I paintings in advertising for Apple, we check many Sensible House units, particularly for iOS HomeKit integration. […]It used to be extensively believed that the Cupertino corporate shall be together with a “House” app in iOS 9 that may permit one to arrange digital rooms within the app to keep an eye on their HomeKit units. The reported detailed that Apple may also be including Siri integration to it that may make it imaginable to keep an eye on HomeKit units proper from Apple’s digital assistant.
Some recommendation, there are lots of 0.33 get together programs, maximum loose, that supply extra regulate and customization(s) with many Sensible House units. “Yonomi” is a loose app that I frequently use, “House” is some other which value $14.99. Each be offering strengthen for lots of units with extra added day by day (together with Amazon “Echo”). The following model of iOS due q4 may have a standalone “HomeKit” app as smartly.
As like prior to, it's imaginable that due to some ultimate minute problems, Apple would possibly have to extend the release of the “House” app in iOS 10. On the other hand, with the HomeKit ecosystem now more experienced, the time is ripe for Apple to release its personal HomeKit app to make the use of more than a few HomeKit-enabled units more uncomplicated.