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In theory, can I deploy Matter protocol on my cloud platform?

In theory, can I deploy Matter protocol on my Cloud Platform? Then the Matter device (Matter node) will communicate with the smartphone (Matter controller) through the cloud when they are not on the ...
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Matter node behavior in Matter protocol

What is the difference between MQTT and Matter protocol? Can I send Matter message between two different networks if Matter devices using link-local address?
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Is Matter, the unified protocol for IoT, usable for hobbyists?

I am a domotics enthusiast and I use some ESP8266 chips for various uses, mostly with HomeAssistant on my RPi. I recently bought some Zigbee devices and the benefits seem very interesting for IoT ...
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Matter for pre-certification use

I'm developing a Smart Home product (Wi-Fi Only), in which all cloud-based communication is done, and LAN-eabled communication with our intended mobile application is done. An upcoming feature is the ...
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Multi-admins/fabrics in Matter protocol

I am a newbie Matter protocol developer. I am trying multi-admins/fabrics features. Could you please tell me how many ways to add a new admin into a node? Is the way to add without re-open the ...
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Do Matter over Thread IoT devices have WAN access?

This is a seemingly simple question. But I can't find an answer. Suppose I have a smart switch or light bulb, or similar Matter/Thread IoT device in my home. Can that device talk to the internet? Let'...
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Universal control of ESP32

I need a help that, if exists a code, library, software which can control my ESP32 GPIO pins. ie, 1 code, connect to google home, alexa, home kit, home assistant, samsung smartthings, etc....(MATTER)
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How do I access my Matter devices when I’m not at home?

How do device developers and major platform providers in the world such as Google Home, Apple, Tuya, and Aqara do to control Matter devices remotely??? Do they still use traditional IoT protocols like ...
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Matter (like Thread) support in Australia - almost zero. Would a zigbee Smart Home be compatible?

I'm just starting my smart home journey and have been investigating. I prefer open and no vendor lock-in solutions and think Matter will be the solution for me, with Thread being a protocol heavily ...
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Matter recommended SoCs

I'm working on climate control smart home thingy. The setup includes ~100 sensors and ~20 relays, currently operated by a python program on a Raspberry Pi, communicating over BLE with ESP32 boards ...