March 28, 2023

SmartThings Checks Matter-Appropriate Merchandise in Anticipation of New Good Dwelling Customary

Because the anticipation and pleasure grows for the Matter commonplace, we’ve got accelerated our progress, as we speak saying a Companion Early Entry Program with choose strategic firms to check their first-ever Matter-compatible merchandise.

We’re thrilled to welcome Aeotec, Aqara, Eve Methods, Leedarson, Nanoleaf, Netatmo, Sengled, Wemo, WiZ and Yale into this unique program. As a founding member of Matter, we’re enthusiastic about this improvement, in addition to the chance for companions to check their units and Matter interoperability with Hub-enabled units and thru the SmartThings app. Moreover, companions can use the SmartThings app for seamless onboarding of their units. 

As pioneers within the good house business from the very starting, we strongly consider that Matter will turn into the de facto commonplace in each good house on the earth. For this reason we’ve got, and can proceed to, make investments closely in Matter. 

At our annual Samsung Developer Convention, we announced Matter will permit Samsung’s Galaxy units, TVs, and Household Hub home equipment to have probably the most versatile connectivity choices by means of SmartThings. Integrating SmartThings hub performance into these units will make it simpler for customers to expertise the advantages of related residing with out the necessity for a separate good house hub.

Whereas the launch of Matter later this yr stays a major milestone for SmartThings and the Connectivity Requirements Alliance, the Companion Early Entry Program has created large near-term pleasure for SmartThings and choose firms. It displays the growing demand for extra interoperable, versatile, and personal, good house options which have the facility to make mass good house adoption a not thus far actuality.