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“We don’t have plans to build Thread light bulbs“

An interview with George Yianni, Head of Technology Philips Hue at Signify. The Dutch company describes itself as the world market leader for lighting and…Continue reading“We don’t have plans to build Thread light bulbs“

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For Matter: Apple is renaming its HomeKit logo

Smart home products that work with Apple’s Home app and Siri voice control will have a new emblem. Until now, they could be recognized by…Continue readingFor Matter: Apple is renaming its HomeKit logo

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Apple integrates matter in iOS 16

At its developer conference WWDC 22, Apple announced support for the smart home standard matter with iOS 16. Originally, there was already talk of this…Continue readingApple integrates matter in iOS 16

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Bosch intends to actively support matter

A small bang for the industry: With Bosch, the upcoming smart home standard matter finds another well-known and influential supporter. According to the company, it…Continue readingBosch intends to actively support matter

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New Ikea hub “Dirigera“ supports the matter standard

It was to be expected, since Ikea has been an official supporter of the matter initiative for quite some time: The Swedes’ smart home system…Continue readingNew Ikea hub “Dirigera“ supports the matter standard

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SmartThings launches developer program for matter

SmartThings has launched an Early Access Program for developers. Selected companies are invited to test their future matter products in Samsung’s smart home ecosystem –…Continue readingSmartThings launches developer program for matter

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„Smart home programming has to be as easy as setting an alarm clock“

An interview with Dr. Stefan Neuhaus, Head of Innovation and Advanced Development at Insta GmbH. The German company has been developing and producing building technology…Continue reading„Smart home programming has to be as easy as setting an alarm clock“

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Google recommends developers to use Matter

As part of its I/O conference (link), Google has sworn in the global developer community to the smart home standard matter. The open platform is…Continue readingGoogle recommends developers to use Matter

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Home Assistant Yellow: mini-computer for matter

The upcoming smarthome standard matter will also play a role in do-it-yourself projects. This is shown, for example, by an announcement from Nabu Casa. The…Continue readingHome Assistant Yellow: mini-computer for matter

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Nanoleaf: No matter-updates for current Essentials products

With its Essentials, the manufacturer Nanoleaf demonstrated true pioneering spirit in the fall of 2020. The LED lamp of the same name and the LED…Continue readingNanoleaf: No matter-updates for current Essentials products

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„Matter is even more sophisticated than HomeKit“

An interview with Tim Böth, Brand Manager of Eve Systems, about the security features of the smart home standard matter. What they consist of and…Continue reading„Matter is even more sophisticated than HomeKit“

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matter will not launch before fall 2022

There have been rumors for some time, but now it’s official: The cross-manufacturer smart home standard matter is delayed yet again. As in the past…Continue readingmatter will not launch before fall 2022