appleThere have actually been rumors Apple has a dedicated HomeKit app in the works that had give individuals a central location to regulate all of their HomeKit devices, yet so far, the Cupertino firm has maintained silent on whether such an app alreadies existing. More evidence pointing to the presence of a possible HomeKit app appeared today, nonetheless, through a hallmark application filed through a known covering business, iGuide Media.
As noted by French site Consomac [Google Translate], iGuide Media filed a concern hallmark for an icon that appears to correspond to a HomeKit ‘Home’ app on March 12, 2015 in Jamaica, and has now submitted once more in the United States on September 14. The hallmark puts on a long listing of electronics and residential items, including thermostats, smoke alarm, home window shades, garage area doorway openers, and also more.
iGuide Media is a covering firm that has filed trademarks on Apple’s part in the past, ahead of the 2010 launch of the original iPad.
The icon is shown in the trademark application as an H with a roofing system on it to form a house, with the symbol positioned on an orange background. It is similar in shade to the HomeKit symbols on Apple’s very own web site, but the style is distinctly different.
Apple’s launch prepare for a HomeKit app are vague. It is not recognized if the firm intends to introduce a HomeKit app for public usage in the future, or if the symbol in today’s trademark filing represents a devoted app. It can also be an icon just meant to stand for HomeKit going forward, in designer paperwork as well as on product packaging.