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Philips Hue and Matter

Philips Hue and our parent company, meaning, are members of the board of directors of Connectivity Standard Alliance (formerly known as Zigbee Alliance). As an active member of the Matter steering committee, we have contributed to the development, tests and standardization of this new standard.

The Philips Hue bridge finally goes to Matter

Philips Hue Matter

While Matter’s first final version was officially published in October 2022, announcing the future of the connected house, and the Philips Hue bridge has just as officially received its certification with the new standard of home automation in the process (from the November 3, 2022), It will finally have to be patient before seeing the effective transition for the manufacturer’s connected lights.

In the excitement of the announcement of the launch of Matter, many have been the actors of the market to indicate that certain products of their catalogs would be compatible Matt in the following weeks and months, but the reality was quite different. Be careful however, and despite a certain understandable impatience, It is much better for users than the different actors take their time rather than release a wobbly update and to ransack the home configurations of customers.

The Philips Hue bridge finally goes to Matter

The Philips Hue bridge is now matter compatible

As displayed within the official application, The Philips Hue bridge is now matter compatible, So making it possible to install and control the devices that are linked to the Philips Hue bridge within ecosystems like Apple Homekit, Alexa of Amazon, Google Home, or SmartThings de Samsung. To activate Matter, you have to go to the app settings, then to the Connected House tab, before choosing other applications, Before following the indications.

According to the official press release, Users have nothing to do and the update will automatically settle And all Philips Hue products, whether new or existing, will work with Matter if they are connected via a Philips Hue Bridge bridge (which obviously also means that Philips Hue products that connect in Bluetooth are not compatible )). On the user side, that should not change much, except perhaps better responsiveness, the Philip Shue bridge is already compatible with the. Most market ecosystems.

Philips Hue and Matter

Matter is based on the principles of simplicity, reliability, interoperability and security, which offers the assurance that the devices that use this protocol will work together in a transparent way, now and for a long time.

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Hue Bridge will take care of Matter

The Philips Hue Bridge bridge supports Matter

The Philips Hue Bridge bridge frees all potentials, including that of Matter. It has been updated to support Matter, which means that your HUE lighting and accessories will also automatically support Matter.

Easily integrates into other connected domestic devices

Easily integrates into other connected domestic devices

You can connect to all your favorites, Amazon Alexa, Apple Home and Google Assistant, in addition to other connected domestic devices and applications that support Matter. Including those who will arrive on the market in the future.

Connected lighting leader

Connected lighting leader

Philips Hue and our parent company, meaning, are members of the board of directors of Connectivity Standard Alliance (formerly known as Zigbee Alliance). As an active member of the Matter steering committee, we have contributed to the development, tests and standardization of this new standard.

Hue Bridge

What you need

You already have a Philips Hue Bridge bridge ? So everything is ready ! The software update that activates Matter will be automatic, so you don’t need anything more.

All Philips Hue products, whether new or existing, will work with Matter if they are connected via a Philips Hue Bridge² bridge.