Yeelight announces matter update for smart bulbs

After Signify’s commitment to matter with Philips Hue and Wiz earlier this year, another well-known manufacturer of smart lighting products, Yeelight, is now following. As the Chinese company announced in its own blog, the Xiaomi subsidiary will also join the matter community like Aqara already does.

Some specific Yeelight products will get a software update to be ready for the new smart home standard. This concerns products with Bluetooth Mesh wireless standard, for instance various lamps and bulbs. The update requires a Bluetooth Mesh gateway from Yeelight. The mesh gateway for Yeelight Pro is supposed to be one of the first products that will be updated to include matter in the first half of 2022.