Released a new version of the Matter Virtual Device.
The Matter Virtual Device v1.3.0 is a lightweight desktop tool that simulates different types of virtual Matter devices.
Create a Manufacturer Extension cluster
Create a sample MEI cluster covers the implementation of a sample Manufacturer Specific Extension with the Matter SDK.
Capture WLAN traffic guide published
Capturing Wi-Fi packets lets you see details and interactions that are important for fixing some types of bugs.
Released a new version of the Google Home Extension for VS Code.
Minor bug fix to improve sign in security.
Released a new version of the Android Studio
The Google Home Plugin for Android Studio gives you access to Google Assistant Simulator, Cloud Logging, and other tools to simplify your smart home development process.
Released a new version of the Google Home Extension for VS Code
The Google Home Extension for VS Code is an extension to give you access to tools to simplify your Matter and smart home development process.
Released a new version of the Matter Virtual Device
The Matter Virtual Device is a self-contained Matter virtual device with a UI for control.
Matter rolls out to iOS.
Matter-enabled devices are now available to Google Nest and iOS users. The Google Home app on iOS supports setup and control with Google.
Added Supported Matter clusters table.
The Supported Matter clusters table shows Google Home ecosystem supported clusters and, if available, the Cloud-to-cloud traits they map to.
Added two new Matter codelabs.
- Debugging Matter integrations — Learn how to use analytics tools to monitor Matter issues at scale, triage errors by accessing error logs and collecting information, and more.
- Build a Matter device — Learn how to integrate a physical device with Matter, and commission and control it with Google Home.
Added a Matter example for the Texas Instruments CC2652R7.
The Texas Instruments CC2652R7 Matter example functions as a light bulb device type with on/off capabilities.
Added a Matter example for the Silicon Labs EFR32MG24.
The Silicon Labs EFR32MG24 Matter example functions as a light bulb device type with on/off capabilities.
Added a Matter example for the Bouffalo Labs BL702.
The Bouffalo Labs BL702 Matter example functions as a light bulb device type with on/off capabilities.
Added a Matter example for the Telink TLSR9518.
The Telink TLSR9518 Matter example functions as a light bulb device type with on/off capabilities.
Google Home ecosystem support for Matter 1.0.
The Matter 1.0 specification is now supported by the Google Home ecosystem. This support adds new console functionality and updates to the Home Mobile SDK.
- Supported Matter device types and Google hubs
have been updated. To develop Matter in the Google Home ecosystem, devices must meet the
- Uses the
v1.0-branchbranch. We recommend using this branch in your Matter device firmware to ensure compatibility with the Google Home ecosystem.
- Google Hub firmware min version: 1.56.324896 (appears on hub as Chromecast firmware version)
- Google Play services min version: 22.36.15
- Google Home app (GHA) min version: 18.104.22.168-dogfood
- Matter (home.matter) GMSCore min version: 223802900
- Thread (threadnetwork) GMSCore min version: 223615000
- Uses the
- Google Home Developer Console updates:
- Home Mobile SDK updates:
Google Nest Hub (2nd gen) firmware update for Preview Program.
Starting November 21st, 2022, Nest Hubs (2nd gen) opted into the Preview Program are being updated to support Matter 1.0 in anticipation of Google's general availability (GA) of Matter. The release rollout will continue for the next few weeks.
Nest Hubs receiving the update should be on firmware version 1.56.324896 or higher after the update. To verify if your hub received the update, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, tap Settings > About device, and check the Cast firmware version.
Once your Nest Hub (2nd gen) receives the firmware update, developers will need to take the following actions for previously-commissioned Matter devices:
- Matter devices must be updated to firmware compatible with the
v1.0-branchbranch of the
connectedhomeipGitHub repo. Build instructions for all vendor examples have been updated with the GitHub branch for this version.
- Matter devices must then be recommissioned.
Google Home Sample App for Matter version 1.0.3 released.
2022-09-14Developer Preview release
The Matter Developer Preview is now available.
This release includes availability of Google Play services Matter APIs, as well as preview versions of new codelabs, samples, and tools:
|Google Play services
|Initial beta of the Google Play services Home library for Matter commissioning and
device sharing on the Android platform. For more information, refer to the
services release notes.
Develop phase Mobile SDK
|Build an Android App for Matter
|Customize the Google Home Sample App for Matter to commission and manage devices.
|Build a Matter virtual device
|Build, commission, and use a virtual Matter device.
|Google Home Sample App for Matter
|Use the Mobile SDK to create an Android app that's similar to Google Home.
Develop phase Mobile SDK
|Intent-based Commissioning for Matter
|How to start commissioning a Matter device when a Matter-compliant QR code is seen in the viewfinder of the camera on an Android device.
|Google Home Plugin for Android Studio
|This plugin gives you access to Google Assistant Simulator, Cloud Logging, and other
tools to simplify your smart home development process.
Develop phase Mobile SDK
|Virtual Device Controller
|A desktop application that provides visual state and controls for Matter virtual
Develop phase Device SDK
2022-07-14Private Beta release
The Matter Private Beta and Google Home Developer Console are now available.
- Check out the Get Started guide for more information.
- The Developer Console can be found at https://console.home.google.com.