contador Saltar al contenido

Nokia and Apple fight over patents, Withings cancels the HomeKit camera

Withings appears to have rejected his plans to release Home Plus, the HomeKit-compatible home security camera, presented at CES. The cause, according to the PI, to be attributed to the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Nokia.

The news comes from Withings customer support, which in responding to a user clarifies the situation, stating that the company no longer plans to release products compatible with Apple's HomeKit. This is a behind the front for the company, which in recent months had instead hinted at the opposite.

Based on the response provided by customer service, it seems that the legal dispute between Apple and Nokia, which purchased Withings just over a year ago, influenced the choice. For those who do not remember the issue, Nokia had sued Cupertino last December, accusing Apple of violating some patents; colorful Apple's response, which by way of counterclaim labeled Nokia as a "patent troll".

HomePlus "width =" 740 "height =" 580 "srcset =" 740w, wp-content / uploads / 2017/01 / HomePlus-480x376.jpg 480w "data-lazy-sizes =" (max-width: 740px) 100vw, 740px "src =" content / uploads / 2017/01 / HomePlus.jpg "/></p><p>Then the game of spite seems to be going on: Apple has removed Withings health products from its stores, and Nokia has decided to remove HomeKit support from its plans. After all, Apple has deleted Wingsings from the complete list of HomeKit partners, and among the manufacturers of compatible accessories.</p><p>And so, after actually presenting the idea of ​​a compatible camera in January during the last Consumer Electronics Show, also photographed by Macitynet, Withings saw the possibility of being the first manufacturer on the market to release a HomeKit video camera from D-Link.</p><p>Home Plus, this is the name of the Withings camera with HomeKit support, no longer appears on the official website as a product in development, close to release.</p><p></p><!-- WP QUADS Content Ad Plugin v. 1.8.17 --><div class=