Google Nest and Android devices are now Matter compatible — yes, right now
Posted On December 15, 2022
Google announced today that it has completed the initial rollout of Matter to its Google Nest products and Android OS. This means the Matter smart home standard, first developed by Google, Apple, Samsung, Amazon, and others, now has the foundation in place to start delivering on its ambitious promises: interoperability, simplicity, security, and a smart home that just works.
Over the past few weeks, Google has updated millions of Google Nest smart speakers, displays, and Wi-Fi routers, as well as billions of Android phones and tablets to Matter. The company says the transition will be completed today, December 15th. Android devices need to run Android 8.1 and up and Google Play Services 22.48.14, while Google Nest devices need the l…