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Matter: The New Innovative Smart Home Connectivity Protocol

Smart homes are developing day by day. Until now, if you wanted to start building a smart home, you had to deal with multiple ecosystems and make sure every device you bought was compatible. But that could change soon thanks to a new smart home standard called Matter.

The Matter Protocol intends to establish a new standard for smart home devices and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to connect more reliably. It is an IoT compatibility standard that may have a positive impact on how you buy smart home products soon.

The first reason Matter is significant is that it allows users to purchase any smart home product and integrate it into their existing ecosystem. Therefore, you won’t have to download different apps for each of your smart home devices. In a nutshell, Matter facilitates the integration of the major Smart Home IoT ecosystems to provide a single, simple, reliable, and secure wireless protocol for connecting all IoT devices and networks in homes.

You can see the key attributes of the Matter Protocol mentioned on the project’s website (https://csa-iot.org/all-solutions/matter/) in the figure below:

Developers, retailers, and consumers will all benefit from the Matter Protocol. An open-source reference implementation is provided for developers. It focuses on creating new products for them and speeding up their time to market. The link below is the source code of the project for developers. Here, developers can also contribute to the project.

https://github.com/project-chip/connectedhomeip

Businesses will be able to provide a better user experience to their customers with Matter. It can help businesses that rely on connectivity maintain their operations functioning properly. It will help them deal with less complexity in-store, resulting in a more straightforward shopping experience and fewer returns due to compatibility issues. Finally, Matter will bring connectivity to new applications and services by reducing barriers for end-users which means customers will get a variety of options, at a lower cost, being more compatible and reliable, with better security, and more control of their experience. 

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