In order to better deal with Google Home and Amazon Echo and other devices, Microsoft plans to introduce Windows 10 HomeHub function. Insiders familiar with the program told The Verge that the feature is still in preparation and that the company plans to introduce it in 2017/2018, so it will not appear in the upcoming Creators Update.
Citing foreign media Windows Central reported that this feature aimed at rival Google Home and Amazon Echo, butMicrosoftAnd will not be built into a hardware product, but tend to be designed to be able to run on all Windows 10 devices, with Cortana voice assistant ability to provide a variety of useful information.
The main focus of the HomeHub feature is how to use the PC to control the home environment. Microsoft has a wealth of ways to activate the family account, access control and application sharing, and the current Microsoft Windows Group has set up a new team called "Family" to specifically responsible for promoting the project, citing foreign media ZDNet reported that Microsoft has the Team Recruitment is dedicated to creating a family environment for Windows.