Smart Home Ecosystem Interoperability This Year as Project CHIP Becomes Matter

Subscribe To Read This Insight

By Jonathan Collins | 2Q 2021 | IN-6165

 

Zigbee Alliance Becomes CSA and Details Latest Specification

NEWS


With the first Project CHIP specification finalized and ready for testing, compliant smart home devices are set for commercial availability by the end of 2021. The new timeline was announced during the rebranding announcements, which will see the Zigbee Alliance becoming the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) and in turn, rebranding Project CHIP, which it orchestrated, as Matter.

The delivery of the specification this year is significant because the rightly heralded, industry-backed application layer specification will be key to simplifying smart home device interoperability and drawing greater consumer and industry investment in smart home. Along with vendors’ expectations for 2021 product delivery, a number of features of the new specification signal new capabilities within the market.

...

You must be a subscriber to view this ABI Insight.
To find out more about subscribing contact a representative about purchasing options.

Service

Goodbye Zigbee Alliance, Hello CSA