Apple company creates a home smart device with a touch screen to control the “smart” home. The company hopes to create a device that will compete with devices Amazon’s Echo Show and Google’s Nest Hub, according to Bloomberg.

An iPad-like “inexpensive” device will be a center that controls thermostats, light, and security systems. It will also help communication in FaceTime chats. The design is fixed to the wall with magnetic clamps.

Apple is also thinking about creating “smart” home screens that are larger than the iPad. It is predicted that the company will be able to create smart home products no earlier than 2024.At the same time, the company will be pleased with a new version of Apple TV with a design like the current model and a faster processor.

Earlier, we reported that on the eve of CES 2023, Samsung announced the Bespoke Family Hub refrigerator. A 32-inch screen is installed on its door.