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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

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All in one: Comcast router with matter

One of the largest cable network operators and Internet providers in the USA was an early advocate of the upcoming smart home standard matter. Comcast…Continue readingAll in one: Comcast router with matter

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Netatmo announces its first matter sensor

The first Netatmo product for the new smart home standard matter will be a motion detector. Or an opening contact for doors and windows –…Continue readingNetatmo announces its first matter sensor

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Tuya officially embraces matter

The Chinese smart home specialist Tuya has been a supporter of matter for some time. As a member of the former Zigbee Alliance and today’s…Continue readingTuya officially embraces matter

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Aqara announces matter sensors with Thread

Aqara follows up: The smart home brand of the Chinese Xiaomi Group has once again emphasized its support for the matter standard. In addition to…Continue readingAqara announces matter sensors with Thread