Comcast started to integrate with 3rd party devices so it can expand it’s ecosystem of devices and act as an integrator and a customer can use Xfinity Home to control all devices in a home. In order to achieve that Comcast developed an architecture where the adapter plays a central role. It’s a piece of server software that will be described in more details in the following sections.
To simplify and quickly deliver new devices to market, we've logically modeled devices into distinct categories. We call it our Capability Model. A light bulb is just a light bulb regardless of its manufacturer, wireless protocol, or model number.
With smart rules you can set your house on cruise control and have added peace of mind. XFINITY Smart Rules supports integration into both XFINITY products as well as partner products to simplify your life and take control of your home activity.