Sony commits to the AllSeen Alliance as did Electrolux


The AllSeen Alliance is like train that is picking up steam as it signs Sony as a member on Tuesday after last week announcing top appliance maker Electrolux. The Alliance, which is promoting the AllJoyn notification standard for the internet of things, now has enough big names to act as a credible option for a smart home standard. Developers I’ve talked to say the AllJoyn protocol is easy to implement, but it’s not in enough devices yet to see how it is working at a practical level. For more on AllSeen, check out the podcast with chairwoman Liat Ben-Zur,