Universal Electronics (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC) announced new Matter-certified products and services at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023.
Smart homes have long been known to suffer from compatibility and interoperability issues within electronic devices and apps. Such issues are challenging the evolution of smart home systems. increase.
Mattter has become the standard solution for many large companies when it comes to fixing problems caused by these wireless communication issues. Universal Electronics also collaborated with Plugfest to bring Matter solutions to the consumer market.
QuickSet® Cloud supports interoperability between IP, Zigbee 3.0, Bluetooth Low Energy, Zigbee rf4ce, infrared and CEC protocols. This interoperability works with all major digital assistants on the market, including Alexa, Google and SmartThings.
QuickSet® also enables legacy (i.e. unconnected) devices to communicate and coexist with connected (smart) capable devices, allowing smart home owners to interact with their existing installed base of devices. Compatibility can be maintained.
At CES 2023, Quickset, certified to benefit consumers with its multi-admin features, 6.0 home automation, and UEI’s virtual agent, was announced. All of these help revitalize the connected home ecosystem in a user-friendly way.
Voice-controlled Nevo® Butler also joins Matter’s evolution by offering a smart home gateway that integrates entertainment and control solutions.
Universal’s TIDE Dial is UEI’s first smart thermostat, making Matter more collaborative in the smart home. This cloud native thermostat supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE and Zigbee in addition to complementing the Matter bridge.
HVAC and home automation brands can now enhance their non-Matter devices to become sensitive and discoverable to Matter-enabled devices.
Finally, the QuickSet Widget, supported by APIs and white label apps, integrates all of the Quickset Cloud functionality.
“At this year’s CES, we demonstrate our commitment to our customers to be at the forefront of defining best-in-class control experiences for a variety of consumer applications. We continue to deliver outstanding products and are proud that our customers continue to increasingly adopt our control platform capabilities.”