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Amazon and Eva also reveal their plans to transition to Matter

The main players in the Matter standard are currently meeting in Amsterdam and revealing their roadmaps leading to the transition to Matter.

Amazon: Android in 2022, iOS in 2023

Amazon used the event to announce it 17 products from the Echo series (including Echo Dot Gen 3/4 and 5 with or without clock, Echo Gen3 and 4, Echo Studio, Echo Show 5 Gen2, Echo Show 8 Gen2, Echo Show 10, Echo Input, Echo Flex and Echo Plus Gen2), will be compatible with the Matter standard (via Wi-Fi, but not yet via wire) in December via an update. However, this development will only be available for Android device users. and only supports connected sockets, lights and switches. iOS compatibility is planned for early 2023.as well as updating eero routers and wire support in addition to Wi-Fi. Amazon is also changing its certification Works with Alexa (WWA) to add support for Matter to the requirements (so that all new WWA-certified devices must support Matter). According to Chris DeCenzo, chief engineer at Amazon and member of the CSA (for Connectivity Standards Alliance) board, we bring Matter support to over 100 million devices through 30 Echo and Eero devices. This is an effort unprecedented in its scope and complexity. It’s a big job and we have to make sure everything goes well.

Eve: three Matter-compatible products from next month

Eve announces this for her part the latest versions of the Eve Energy Connected Plug, the Eve Door and Window Open Sensor and the Eve Motion Motion Detector will receive an update in the coming days offering Matter compatibility, and that these three products will be able to be managed via Matter on iOS from December 12. Other products in the range will receive soon the correct update and new Matter-certified products will be released in the first quarter of 2023. According to director Jerome Gackel, the new era of the smart home has arrived, and now we can invite users from all major ecosystems to experience Eve. No matter which phone or virtual assistant you control your Eve product from, it will always offer unmatched privacy, a superior set of software features and easy setup.

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