Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home.

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Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together.

Matter, backed by the biggest names in tech including Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung, aims to solve a key pain point. Right now, if you want to control your lights or your thermostat or a smart plug, you need to make sure it supports Apple HomeKit or your Amazon Echo or Google Home Hub. But, with Matter, you’ll be able to buy light bulbs, light sensors, colored light bulbs, HVAC systems, thermosta…….

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home.

Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images

Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together.

Matter, backed by the biggest names in tech including Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung, aims to solve a key pain point. Right now, if you want to control your lights or your thermostat or a smart plug, you need to make sure it supports Apple HomeKit or your Amazon Echo or Google Home Hub. But, with Matter, you’ll be able to buy light bulbs, light sensors, colored light bulbs, HVAC systems, thermosta…….

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home.

Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images

Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together.

Matter, backed by the biggest names in tech including Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung, aims to solve a key pain point. Right now, if you want to control your lights or your thermostat or a smart plug, you need to make sure it supports Apple HomeKit or your Amazon Echo or Google Home Hub. But, with Matter, you’ll be able to buy light bulbs, light sensors, colored light bulbs, HVAC systems, thermosta…….

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home.

Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images

Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together.

Matter, backed by the biggest names in tech including Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung, aims to solve a key pain point. Right now, if you want to control your lights or your thermostat or a smart plug, you need to make sure it supports Apple HomeKit or your Amazon Echo or Google Home Hub. But, with Matter, you’ll be able to buy light bulbs, light sensors, colored light bulbs, HVAC systems, thermosta…….

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home.

Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images

Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together.

Matter, backed by the biggest names in tech including Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung, aims to solve a key pain point. Right now, if you want to control your lights or your thermostat or a smart plug, you need to make sure it supports Apple HomeKit or your Amazon Echo or Google Home Hub. But, with Matter, you’ll be able to buy light bulbs, light sensors, colored light bulbs, HVAC systems, thermosta…….

Setting up a smart home hasn’t traditionally been a simple task. Gadgets like smart locks and plugs operate across separate apps and connection types (usually either local mesh or Wi-Fi). And in some cases, devices are locked down to function exclusively with one ecosystem, such as Logitech’s Circle View doorbell camera only working with Apple’s HomeKit.

So there’s a clear need for a way to connect all devices from the same place in order to make owning and operating a smart home easier. Enter Matter, a new smart home standard that streamlines pairing and operating smart home devices …….

Setting up a smart home hasn’t traditionally been a simple task. Gadgets like smart locks and plugs operate across separate apps and connection types (usually either local mesh or Wi-Fi). And in some cases, devices are locked down to function exclusively with one ecosystem, such as Logitech’s Circle View doorbell camera only working with Apple’s HomeKit.

So there’s a clear need for a way to connect all devices from the same place in order to make owning and operating a smart home easier. Enter Matter, a new smart home standard that streamlines pairing and operating smart home devices …….

Setting up a smart home hasn’t traditionally been a simple task. Gadgets like smart locks and plugs operate across separate apps and connection types (usually either local mesh or Wi-Fi). And in some cases, devices are locked down to function exclusively with one ecosystem, such as Logitech’s Circle View doorbell camera only working with Apple’s HomeKit.

So there’s a clear need for a way to connect all devices from the same place in order to make owning and operating a smart home easier. Enter Matter, a new smart home standard that streamlines pairing and operating smart home devices …….

Setting up a smart home hasn’t traditionally been a simple task. Gadgets like smart locks and plugs operate across separate apps and connection types (usually either local mesh or Wi-Fi). And in some cases, devices are locked down to function exclusively with one ecosystem, such as Logitech’s Circle View doorbell camera only working with Apple’s HomeKit.

So there’s a clear need for a way to connect all devices from the same place in order to make owning and operating a smart home easier. Enter Matter, a new smart home standard that streamlines pairing and operating smart home devices …….

Setting up a smart home hasn’t traditionally been a simple task. Gadgets like smart locks and plugs operate across separate apps and connection types (usually either local mesh or Wi-Fi). And in some cases, devices are locked down to function exclusively with one ecosystem, such as Logitech’s Circle View doorbell camera only working with Apple’s HomeKit.

So there’s a clear need for a way to connect all devices from the same place in order to make owning and operating a smart home easier. Enter Matter, a new smart home standard that streamlines pairing and operating smart home devices …….