Samsung SmartThings Integrates Matter into Ecosystem, Bringing Matter Device Control to Multiple Samsung Products
SmartThings to Offer Samsung Consumers Expanded Connected Home Possibilities to Control Matter Devices
Samsung SmartThings, the premier technology enabling connected living and driving the future of IoT, today announced the addition of the new protocol, Matter, allowing users to control Matter-enabled devices using their multiple Samsung products1. Announced at the Samsung Developer Conference, this integration of Matter allows Samsung’s Galaxy devices, televisions, and Family Hub appliances1 to have the most versatile connectivity options through SmartThings.
Unveiled earlier this year, Matter is an industry-changing connectivity standard created by more than 180 companies and is transforming the smart home industry. Matter aims to become the de-facto standard in every home, that offers consumers interoperability between devices, flexibility, and more choices when purchasing connected home devices. As an initial founding member, SmartThings is one of the most flexible platforms able to work with multiple protocols including, Zigbee, Z-Wave, and now, Matter, enabling consumers with existing smart homes to seamlessly integrate new devices into their homes. In addition, Matter opens a brand new chapter of innovation for developers around the globe, allowing more time to focus on creativity while reducing time spent on replicating efforts across various ecosystems.