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Developer Microsoft Research
Working state Current
Official website research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/homeos/

HomeOS is the working title of a home automation operating system under development by Microsoft Research.[1][2] Microsoft Research announced the project in 2010.

HomeOS communicates with Microsoft's cloud-based Lab of Things infrastructure.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ Dixon, Colin; Mahajan, Ratul; Agarwal, Sharad; Brush, A.J.; Bongshin, Lee; Saroiu, Stefan; Bahl, Victor (April 2012). "An Operating System for the Home". Microsoft Research – Publications. Microsoft. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Foley, Mary Jo (10 September 2010). "Microsoft experiments with 'HomeOS' and home app store ideas". ZDNet. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lab of Things Wiki". CodePlex. Microsoft. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Higginbotham, Stacey (15 July 2013). "Microsoft pushes HomeOS further with Lab of Things, but where's the mobile angle?". Gigaom. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Foley, Mary Jo (15 July 2013). "Microsoft adds a Lab of Things to its HomeOS". ZDNet. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 

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