CES: Could the Focalcrest Mixtile Hub be the HomeKit bridge we've all been waiting for?

CES: Could the Focalcrest Mixtile Hub be the HomeKit bridge we've all been waiting for?

There have been a surprising number of vendors at CES 2017 showing off HomeKit compatible devices, but for those who have legacy home automation hardware running on ZigBee and Z-Wave systems the announcements have been of little interest since there's no way to control those older devices using iOS and Siri. A relatively unknown vendor, Focalcrest, has announced the Mixtile Hub, a device that claims to bridge HomeKit, ZigBee, and Z-Wave so that most home automation products can be controlled by the Home app.

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