Google Nest, Android Devices Now Support Matter

SHALOM OLALEYE

Google Nest and Android devices now supports smart home devices with Matter, a new standard for smart home platforms, apps and devices.

Director of Product Management, Google Home, Karen Yao, made this announcement yesterday.

“Starting today, Google Nest devices and Android devices are Matter-enabled, allowing you to quickly and consistently set up Matter-enabled devices and customize your smart home to best suit your needs.

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“As a member of the Connectivity Standards Alliance, the organization that develops Matter,we’ve (Google)  worked alongside 300 companies for nearly three years to help make it easier to connect smart home devices across hundreds of brands.

With Matter, everything from smart lighting, thermostats, window shades and door locks will work better together with less time and effort on your part”, she said.