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Everything new for HomeKit and the Home app in iOS and iPadOS 14

Everything new for HomeKit and the Home app in iOS and iPadOS 14

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Face detection, camera improvements, HomePod, Apple TV, and more. Apple's HomeKit and the Home app didn't get a radical redesign or a ton of new features in iOS 14, but there are indeed some significant improvements to be found. For this year's iOS release, the majority of changes are centered around HomeKit cameras, bringing them to the big screen on Apple TV, and adding in support for Face Recognition and Activity Zones. Of course, there are also some smaller visual tweaks and features as well, so let's dive into everything that is available in HomeKit in iOS 14. Accessory setup In iOS and iPadOS 14 setting up a HomeKit accessory will look a little different, yet somewhat familiar. Just like with the AirPods and the HomePod, users will now see a smaller overlay appear when attempting to pair an accessory from within the Home app. Accessory pairing still begins with tapping the "+" icon in the Home app, and then by choosing "Add Accessory" on the pop-up menu, so the actual pro...