Samsung promises Matter support for SmartThings hubs, Galaxy devices, TVs, and fridges

Samsung promises Matter support for SmartThings hubs, Galaxy devices, TVs, and fridges


Samsung announced its Family Hub refrigerators will be getting support for Matter and built-in SmartThings hubs. | Image: Samsung

The Matter smart home train is picking up steam. Following Google’s commitment to the new standard at its developer conference last week and Apple’s addition of Matter support in iOS 15 at WWDC, Samsung is now following suit. The company announced a complete adoption of Matter across ​Samsung’s Galaxy devices, televisions, Family Hub appliances, and SmartThings hubs at SDC21, its virtual developer conference being held this week.

A founding member of the Matter group (formerly known as Project ChiP), Samsung also announced that it has joined the Thread Group Board of Directors, where it will sit alongside the likes of Apple, Google/Nest, Lutron, Qualcomm, and Silicon Labs to shape the future of the primary protocol that Matter devices…

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