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What happens when in matter development? Here is the chronological sequence – yesterday, today and tomorrow.

December 2019

First announcement

Amazon, Apple, Google and other companies, along with the Zigbee Alliance, are going public with the Connected Home over IP (CHIP) initiative.

December 2019

May2021

CHIP becomes matter

Development is underway and the standard is given its current name. At the same time, the Zigbee Alliance renames itself the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA).

May2021

August 2021

First delay

There are delays due to the pandemic and other reasons. Instead of the end of 2021, as announced, the software development kit (SDK) for developers is now scheduled for completion in the second half of 2022.

August 2021

March 2022

Second delay

Additional tests make a further postponement necessary. The new date for the publication of the matter specifications is autumn 2022.

March 2022

October 4, 2022

matter 1.0 is ready

The specifications are available, and now the certification of devices can begin. Is a market launch still possible by the end of the year?

October 4, 2022

October 2022

SmartThings starts Software-Updates

The SmartThings hub and Android app are certified and ready for upcoming matter products thanks to a software update. Users of the iOS app still have to wait.

October 2022

October 24, 2022

Apple gets its operation systems fit

With the new macOS (13.0), iOS, iPadOS tvOS (16.1) as well as watchOS (9.1), Apple devices are getting fit for the standard – although there are no products to control yet.

October 24, 2022

November 3, 2022

Launch Event

The Connectivity Standards Alliance is inviting people to Amsterdam to celebrate the official launch of matter. Various manufacturers announce update schedules for their devices.

November 3, 2022

Planned: November/December 2022

Ubysis

The German manufacturer wants to be among the first to have a product in its range that can be controlled with matter. For this, the company is refreshing its Zigbee bridge with a software update.

Planned: November/December 2022

Planned: December 12, 2022

Eve Systems

The matter pioneer is delivering software updates for the first three of its Thread products: Eve Energy, Eve Door & Window, and Eve Motion.

Planned: December 12, 2022

Planned: December 2022

Amazon

17 Echo models get software updates to be able to control selected matter product groups (lamps, sockets, switches) via WLAN. In addition, the Alexa app for Android is updated – for the commissioning of matter devices via smartphone.

Planned: December 2022

Planned: December 2022

Aqara

The Aqara Hub M2 is the first product by the manufacturer to receive the promised matter update. The other smart home control centers and new products will be updated in 2023.

Planned: December 2022

Planned: December 2022

Wiz

The Signify company plans to provide its updateable WLAN products with the necessary software to support matter.

Planned: December 2022

Planned: Beginning 2023

Amazon

The Alexa creator is expanding its matter support to more Echo devices and product groups. Also added are the radio protocol Thread and the matter-enabled Alexa app for iOS.

Planned: Beginning 2023

Planned: Beginning 2023

Aqara

The company’s motion sensor and door/window contact are coming to market in a version with Thread radio.

Planned: Beginning 2023

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Nanoleaf

Since the first generation of Essentials lamps with Thread was not update-capable, Nanoleaf is now launching the successors right away with matter. New products are also to be seen at the CES in Las Vegas.

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Philips Hue

The Hue Bridge receives its long announced software update to make the Zigbee lighting system compatible with the matter standard.

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Ikea

The matter update for the new Dirigera Hub is also scheduled for Q1 2013. If Thread Radio will be activated at the same time is still unclear.

Planned: 1st quarter 2023

Planned: twice a year

New standard releases

The CSA aims to issue further developments of the matter standard twice a year – with additions and improvements, as well as new product categories.

Planned: twice a year

to be continued …

A detailed list of announced matter products – and how far their implementation has progressed – can be found in the Overview of matter-compatible devices.


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