A new protocol for IoT in smart home
A wireless n/w protocol called Thread is been developed targeting home networking, basically a smart home design using IoT.
The founding members of Thread Group which has developed this Thread protocol includes Yale Security, Silicon Labs, Samsung Electronics, Nest Labs, Freescale Semiconductor, Big Ass Fans and ARM.
Thread is claimed to be improvement over presently available 802.15.4 wireless networking protocol.
More info at http://www.threadgroup.org