The Matter smart home standard is backed by CSA (Connectivity Standards Alliance) is launched recently. Notably, CSA starts certifying products for the Matter 1.0 spec alongside the new standard is now ready for primetime. This launch has been conducted in Amsterdam with support for approx 200 products.
Noticeably, Amazon, Apple, Google, and Samsung have hitherto made compatible with Matter. Even, Google Home and Samsung SmartThings are fully integrated so far. It means you can add a new compatible smart home product to any of these apps.
In addition to this info, Samsung’s Galaxy phones, tablets, and smartwatches are completely compatible with Matter. While the newer smart TVs and smart refrigerators are also compatible with the same. Also, the company’s second and third-generation SmartThings Hubs will soon be going to receive OTA firmware updates in order to bring affinity with Matter.
Amazon announced compatibility for its Echo and Fire TV devices respectively. On the other hand, Apple’s products that running their recent operating systems are Matter supported. Aqara, Eve, Nanoleaf, Philips Hue, and various other popular smart home product brands have started rolling out their updates. In order to make their device compatible with the standard.
The matter currently supports ACs, protocol bridges, smart lighting, smart plugs, smart door locks, smart sensors, weather devices, smart blinds, and video players. It will soon bring support for more device types, including carbon monoxide detectors, home appliances, presence sensors, security cameras, and smoke sensors.
In addition to the above information, the Matter presently supports ACs, protocol bridges, smart lighting, smart plugs, smart door locks, smart sensors, weather devices, smart blinds, and video players. It is speculated that soon it will go to support more devices. It includes carbon monoxide detectors, home appliances, presence sensors, security cameras, and smoke sensors respectively.