SmartThings to Provide Samsung Shoppers Expanded Related Residence Prospects to Management Matter Units

SEOUL, Korea — October 27, 2021 – Samsung SmartThings, the premier know-how enabling related dwelling and driving the way forward for IoT, immediately introduced the addition of the brand new protocol, Matter, permitting customers to regulate Matter-enabled gadgets utilizing their a number of Samsung merchandise.1 Introduced on the Samsung Developer Convention, this integration of Matter permits Samsung’s Galaxy gadgets, TVs, and Household Hub home equipment1 to have probably the most versatile connectivity choices by SmartThings.

Unveiled earlier this 12 months, Matter is an industry-changing connectivity normal created by greater than 180 corporations and is remodeling the sensible house {industry}. Matter goals to develop into the de-facto normal in each house, that gives customers interoperability between gadgets, flexibility, and extra decisions when buying related house gadgets. As an preliminary founding member, SmartThings is without doubt one of the most versatile platforms capable of work with a number of protocols together with, Zigbee, Z-Wave, and now, Matter, enabling customers with current sensible properties to seamlessly combine new gadgets into their properties. As well as, Matter opens a model new chapter of innovation for builders across the globe, permitting extra time to give attention to creativity whereas lowering time spent on replicating efforts throughout varied ecosystems.

“We really imagine that Matter is the muse and way forward for IoT, and we’re thrilled that Samsung SmartThings shall be embedding it into so many merchandise accelerating sensible house adoption and bringing customers extra handy related house experiences wherever they’re,” mentioned Michelle Mindala-Freeman, Head of Advertising for the Connectivity Requirements Alliance.

“Samsung TVs, home equipment, and Galaxy gadgets are a part of on a regular basis life for tens of millions of individuals all over the world and integrating SmartThings hub performance into these gadgets will make it simpler for customers to expertise related dwelling with out further {hardware} buy. On high of that, including Matter help into the SmartThings platform will solely broaden the alternatives of gadgets to attach as Matter-enabled gadgets flood into the market subsequent 12 months,” mentioned Jaeyeon Jung, Company Vice President at Samsung Electronics and Head of SmartThings. “Matter will assist drive a surge in sensible house adoption, and with SmartThings, it will likely be simpler for customers to achieve sensible house experiences with seamless gadget onboarding, custom-made automation, and a alternative of voice assistants. We’re proud to have been main this standardization initiative since its inception, alongside different {industry} leaders in an effort to convey the Matter protocol to life.”

Matter-enabled gadgets will be a part of quite a few merchandise and types already out there inside SmartThings’ huge ecosystem, together with gadgets from Google, eve Programs, Honeywell Residence by Resideo, Linksys, Nanoleaf, Philips Hue, Schlage, Wemo, Yale, and extra.

Traditionally, the related house has been very fragmented and SmartThings has been the glue that connects gadgets collectively throughout manufacturers and platforms. SmartThings’ open platform brings collectively gadgets, builders, and providers to supply one of many largest built-in ecosystems. With a whole bunch of licensed manufacturers and tens of millions of customers on the platform, SmartThings facilitates improvements in related dwelling throughout a number of use circumstances.

Samsung will convey Matter to a number of merchandise in 2022 as the brand new normal turns into out there and totally integrates into the SmartThings platform.

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SmartThings is the premier know-how enabling related dwelling and driving the way forward for IoT. Its open platform already helps hundreds of gadgets throughout a whole bunch of manufacturers and provides limitless potentialities to innovators and builders in search of seamless connectivity in an unlimited IoT ecosystem. The corporate is dedicated to bringing sensible performance and capabilities in every single place customers wish to be, whereas enhancing the person expertise. There are at the moment tens of millions of individuals in additional than 200 international locations accessing SmartThings know-how every day to create automations and management sides of their sensible properties through the SmartThings App and thru a spread of Samsung merchandise comparable to telephones, TVs, and digital home equipment. SmartThings provides probably the most versatile quantity of protocols, together with the brand new IoT normal, Matter.  Launched in 2012, SmartThings is headquartered in Mountain View, CA and is a founding board member of Connectivity Requirements Alliance, a corporation of a whole bunch of corporations creating, sustaining, and delivering open, international requirements for the IoT. For extra data, please go to

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