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Matter Smart Home Standard Officially Launches, Support Could Come in iOS 16.1

Tuesday October 4, 2022 9:09 am PDT by
The Connectivity Standards Alliance and its members that include Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, and other smart home manufacturers, today announced the official launch of the Matter 1.0 smart home accessory standard. Companies that have agreed to support Matter now have all of the resources that they need to begin implementing Matter into their platforms, so we could see Apple integrating...
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iOS 16.1 Begins Laying Groundwork for Matter Launch

Wednesday September 14, 2022 10:42 am PDT by
The iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 betas that were released to developers today add a new "Matter Accessories" section to the Settings app as Apple begins preparing for the launch of the new Matter smart home standard. Tapping into the Matter Accessories section suggests that it will display all Matter accessories that have been added to a connected service. "These can also be added to additional...