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The new devices from Arlo, Netatmo and Aqara, the Flic Twist device will support Matter, devices to make your car smart and much more in this week’s episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast.
Last week, Flic announced Flic Twist, which is the latest smart controller for the home. This small dial can be rotated as well as pressed to control a range of smart home devices, from light to shades. It is scheduled to launch in 2022 with full support for Matter, which means that theoretically it should also control HomeKit devices.
Last week’s episode we talked about how Eero promised support for Matter and now it seems that Eero’s parent company, Amazon, is making things official. Eero as well as Echo devices will support Matter when it launches in 2022.
Our favorite company of smart thermostats Ecobee was purchased last week by the generating company Generac. They promised support for Ecobee, which was recently updated to include support for the “hey Siri” convocation.
We also saw the launch of Arlo Go 2, an LTE-compatible smart camera that you can take with you, as well as a new Netatmo CO detector. Several unannounced products from Aqara were also unveiled, such as a gas sensor and “professional lighting”.
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