Amazon, Matter support update for Alexa

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Amazon announced today that Alexa has received an update for support Matter. Furthermore, the certification requirements ‘Works with Alexa‘ have been changed for devices Matter. Ed Eve Systems used Alexa to expand its customer base and accelerate its growth. An important achievement for devices in the Alexa smart home ecosystem. In fact, customers have already connected to Alexa more than 300 million smart home devices worldwide, making their life easier, safer and more enjoyable. And Echo devices have passed the 100 million mark worldwide.

Amazon, Matter support update for Alexa

With this update you can set up your own devices Matter with iOS, including Matter devices with Thread protocol. The devices Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot second generation have been updated for Matter, as well as Echo (4th generation), enabled as a border router Thread.

This means Echo (4th generation) customers can now extend their smart home with Thread-powered Matter devices. Which are added to Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Mesh and Matter devices with Wi-Fi protocol. More than 100 million Echo devices out of 20 models already sold will receive the update to support Matter.

Furthermore, Evehome automation company, today announced the Alexa support for its Thread protocol Matter devices. This means customers will be able to control Eve products with their voice via Matte-enabled echoesr, which are over 100 million worldwide. Eve devices are also certified with the badge ‘Works with Alexa’, which guarantees a quality experience and ease of use.

It also comes Frustration-Free Setup. SBB is a feature that makes setting up devices with Alexa quick and easy. Developers can use several methods to integrate FFS into their products, such as theSDK Matter, Alexa Connect Kito pre-certified solutions. Eve is one of the partners that has adopted FFS for its Matter-enabled devices, such as Eve Energy, Eve Motion e Eve Door & Window. Customers can add Eve devices to Alexa with a simple gesture and control them with voice or Routines. Alexa also offers other features to make setting up easier Matter, come l’API Commissionable Endpoint.

All new features that help developers to implement their solutions even more easily in the Alexa ecosystem.