The new revolutionary standard for smart home: Matter
As the demand in smart homes increases, so does the need for a common IoT communication standard. Consumers love smart home applications but they should work seamlessly and securely. Providing consistent compatibility among smart home products with a constant high security level is one of today’s main challenges.
The industry-wide “Matter” standards effort initiated by the Connectivity Standards Alliance aims at creating a fully interoperable smart home ecosystem spanning all the different companies and smart home devices.
Consumers should be able to add and control connected devices in a uniform way based on smart home devices that are easy to use, secure and reliable.
Working together with other smart home leaders, Infineon is driving the new Matter standard to make this vision a reality.
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News, facts and figures about the Matter project, smart home and security.
Seamless, secure interoperability – see how easy the Matter standard will work:
When the consumer buys a device with Matter standard like a coffeemaker, that device comes preloaded with related software and a set of credentials that prove its unique identity and certification status.
Adding the device to your home is easy: Scan a QR code with your phone and press the pairing button in the device.
Your phone will verify the device’s initial credentials and set it up on your network.
That’s it! Your new coffeemaker is online and ready to go! You can control it with your phone but, even better, with your smart speakers and other devices you have installed in your home.
What consumers can expect of the new Matter standard
Proven, pervasive and robust security for privacy and data
Great ease of use
Products from all Matter project members will work together and can be controlled with the preferred system
Smoother and easier experience
Devices can easily be integrated, controlled and monitored.
All smart home products are compatible with each other
From the manufacturer's point of view
The project aims to make it easier for developers to build a device that is compatible with other smart home services. Therefore a GitHub repository exists with documents, as well as source code that people can use, regardless of whether they're formal members of the organization.