We're nearly eight months into the Matter smart home protocol rollout and there are still some gotchas. I figured we'd have some initial pain points to deal with but I also thought that by now, some or all of them would have been addressed. … [Read more...]
What’s the range of a Matter over Thread device?
On a recent Internet of Things Podcast episode, we took a call from our Voicemail hotline segment with a question about Matter over Thread devices. John called in to ask about the range of Thread devices in a smart home. On one side of his house, … [Read more...]
How does Matter handle IoT device security?
On a recent Internet of Things Podcast episode, we took a question from our Voicemail hotline from Greg. He's asking how Matter handles IoT device security, which is a great question. It's also a timely one as we expect to see Matter-certified device … [Read more...]
IoT news of the week for Sept. 30, 2022
FarmBOX is a DIY plant management system: It’s hard to believe that a meager $15 Raspberry Pi Zero 2 can help you grow indoor plants like a master gardener. OK, it takes more than just the $5 compute board; you’ll need a compatible camera sensor, a … [Read more...]
Smart home networking: mesh vs extenders
On our latest IoT Podcast episode, we take a question that Robert left on our IoT Voicemail Hotline. Robert has nearly 70 smart home devices and he’s currently using an Eero mesh router plus a non-Eero 2.4 GHz network extender in his house. He’s … [Read more...]
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