MIDEA CONFIRMS ITS SUPPORT FOR MATTER
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As the connected world evolves with increased security, reliability and simplicity, Midea is proud to announce its support of and integration with Matter, the forthcoming protocol for all connected devices and appliances to communicate seamlessly. Matter is the Connectivity Standards Alliance's (CSA) mission to catapult smart home and commercial technology to a new standard of interoperability.
"Midea's core mission is offering home appliances that are reliable and intuitive, enabling users to enjoy their homes' full potential." said Patrick Serrato, Head of Global Ecosystem and Partnerships, Midea America, Inc. "Matter not only supports our mission, but elevates it by enabling secure connections between Midea home appliances and other smart technology in our users' homes."
This collaborative breakthrough is built on proven technologies and guided by the CSA (formerly Zigbee Alliance), whose members come together from across industries to transform the future of connectivity.
"Matter is creating more connections between more objects, simplifying development for manufacturers and increasing compatibility for consumers," said Chris LaPre, Director of Technology, CSA. "We're excited to have Midea as part of our IoT community; a company with prominent sub-brands that homeowners rely on worldwide."
Matter is built on market-proven technologies using Internet Protocol (IP). At launch, Matter will run on Wi-Fi, Thread and Ethernet network layers and use Bluetooth Low Energy for commissioning. With matter, smart devices will be able to communicate regardless of their underlying network protocols or ecosystems.
To learn more about Matter and the value propositions it will deliver for consumers, developers, installers and retailers, please visit BuildWithMatter.com.
ABOUT MIDEA AMERICA
Midea America is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ and has a Research and Development Center in Kentucky, as well as an Emerging Technology Center in California. Midea understands that the home is a special place, and the moments people spend there are precious. The Midea brand's promise to all its U.S. customers is to provide surprisingly friendly solutions to treasure those tiny moments at home. Therefore, the company creates homeappliance innovations, that not only perform a function but have a meaningful impact for those who use them. For more information, visit Midea at midea.com.
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