The new products will range from a speedier thermostats and lights, show video and handle FaceTime chats, and can be mounted on the wall, according to people familiar with the product plans, the report said. The expansion of Apple's home lineup will help it compete in the smart home market currently dominated by Amazon and Google.to a tablet that can control
Apple also rolled out itson Wednesday, which retails for $299 and includes like temperature and humidity sensors and the ability to notify you if it hears a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. The tech company also in the summer to support the popular , which allows products from different brands to work together.
But Apple fans will have to wait awhile to try the company's upcoming, as insiders told Bloomberg that the products would launch next year "at the earliest."
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.