Matter vacuums, Thread locks, & extra good dwelling information on HomeKit Insider

Matter vacuums, Thread locks, & extra good dwelling information on HomeKit Insider

HomeKit Insider

On this week’s episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts speak about a brand new Matter over Thread good lock for the EU, Matter-enabled vacuums, and way more.

The fourth technology Nuki has launched, this time with Matter over Thread. Obtainable for customers within the EU and the UK, this lock will work with Apple Dwelling and different good dwelling platforms.

It’s the first lock to come back to market that has labored with Matter over Thread out of the field. Most good locks use Bluetooth with Apple Dwelling or Wi-Fi by way of their very own apps or hubs.

It was additionally revealed this previous week that SwitchBot’s two robotic vacuum cleaners could be getting Matter assist in early 2024. That may make them a number of the first to work with Apple Dwelling.

Lastly within the information, the Wi-fi Energy Consortium revealed that Qi2 would launch earlier than the vacations with iPhone 15 assist in tow.

We spherical out the episode with just a few hands-on mini-reviews of the Ecovacs X2 Omni good vacuum and the Belkin BoostCharge Professional 2-in-2 MagSafe dock.

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