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Exclusive: Molekule CEO Jaya Rao talks about implementing Apple's HomeKit

HomeKit Insider: A new AppleInsider podcast

In this week's HomeKit Insider Podcast, Molekule CEO Jaya Rao reveals what HomeKit is like from a hardware developer's perspective, plus she discusses the a controversial review of her company's air purifier.

Rao co-founded Molekule in 2014, following two decades of academic and scientific research into the adverse effects of polluted air. Its products including the Apple-stocked Molekule Air Mini+, are about purifying indoor air so HomeKit seemed like a natural fit.

There's more to integrating HomeKit than there seems, though, and Molekule has so far also chosen it over competing systems such as Google and Amazon's. Rao reveals the company's thinking behind how to use HomeKit to get its products out to people.

Also this week, Logitech has launched a new HomeKit Secure Video-enabled doorbell. It's also only available for HomeKit and is solely controlled from Apple's Home app.

That simplicity, plus its range of features, pretty much guaranteed the Logitech Circle View Doorbell a spot in our AppleInsider 2020 HomeKit holiday gift guide, too.

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