Low-power smart home devices using the open source connectivity protocol Matter next year are in line for a performance boost following Infineon Technologies’ launch of two new Bluetooth solutions. Infineon announced the launch of its new AIROC Bluetooth LE and 802.15.4 system on a chip earlier this month as a solution to connecting low-power smart home devices. Company officials say the protocols help enhance the performance of these devices while also enabling encrypted communication between devices in a Matter network. Sonal Chandrasekharan, vice president of Infineon’s Bluetooth product line, said with the launch the company is entering the 802.15.4 market to deliver these solutions with “seamless, secure connectivity to enable more convenient, energy efficient smart homes.
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