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Matter-Launch: When desire meets reality

November 3, 2022 was a great day for all involved. The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) – the organization responsible for the matter standard – had…Continue readingMatter-Launch: When desire meets reality

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Matter advantages explained in video

During the matter launch event in Amsterdam, the umbrella organization CSA (Connectivity Standards Alliance) released a new video summarizing the expected benefits of the smart…Continue readingMatter advantages explained in video

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New edition of Nanoleaf Essentials for matter

As Nanoleaf CEO Gimmy Chu already announced in our interview, the company is releasing a new edition of its Essentials products. The LED lamp and…Continue readingNew edition of Nanoleaf Essentials for matter

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Aqara: first software update for matter in December

Chinese smart home specialist Aqara today announced the timeline of its matter launch (link). Accordingly, the M2 Zigbee hub will be the first product to…Continue readingAqara: first software update for matter in December

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Mui Board: Matter operation with a difference

It doesn’t always have to be a touchscreen: Even a plain wooden board can serve as a display and control surface – if it comes…Continue readingMui Board: Matter operation with a difference

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Apple rolls out software updates for matter

On October 24, 2022, Apple started to deliver a new version of its operating systems. Besides macOS Ventura (13.0), iOS, iPadOS and tvOS in version…Continue readingApple rolls out software updates for matter

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Nuki shows smartlock protoytpe with matter

The Austrian manufacturer Nuki has published a YouTube video showing a smartlock for the new matter standard. It is a first prototype because the final…Continue readingNuki shows smartlock protoytpe with matter

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Update: the SmartThings Hub and matter

At its developer conference SDC22, Samsung announced more details about the matter features of the SmartThings Hub. The smarthome hub is known to receive a…Continue readingUpdate: the SmartThings Hub and matter

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Hama announces matter support

German accessories specialist Hama (link) will make its smart home products compatible with the matter standard. The Bavarian company announced its intention to have a…Continue readingHama announces matter support

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Matter for professionals: lighting solutions from Tridonic

The smart home standard matter will not be an end-consumer-only affair, although it sometimes seems that way in light of popular names like Amazon, Apple…Continue readingMatter for professionals: lighting solutions from Tridonic

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Here we go: matter in version 1.0 is ready

The Connectivity Standards Alliance has delivered: The association of more than 550 technology companies announced today that the matter specifications are ready. Version 1.0 of…Continue readingHere we go: matter in version 1.0 is ready

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Wiz confirms matter updates for current products

In an online product presentation today, Wiz confirmed its statement from last year. The manufacturer’s WLAN products will support the upcoming smart home standard matter.…Continue readingWiz confirms matter updates for current products