Ikea begins beta-testing Matter on its Dirigera hub

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An iPhone running the new Ikea Home smart app held in front of the Symfonisk desk lamp, Dirigera hub, and Sound Remote. Ikea is finally bringing Matter to its new smart home hub. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge

Ikea’s Dirigera hub, its new hub for controlling its line of connected devices, may soon get Matter support. While promised when the hub was announced in May 2022, Matter for the Dirigeria didn't materialize within a “couple of months” of the product launching, as initially announced. It was then delayed again last November. But the company has now announced the rollout of Matter for the hub in beta.

“We are excited to unveil the first version of Matter support for the Dirigera hub, available now for beta users through the Ikea Home Smart app,” David Granath, range manager at Ikea Home Smart told The Verge.

“The initial release transforms the Dirigera hub into a Matter bridge, allowing Zigbee devices to be compatible with Matter...

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