Tado adds Matter to new smart heating range

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Tado just launched a new range of heating products — called Tado X — that supports the Matter smart home protocol. It joins Nest as being one of the few (only?) European smart heating control systems to support the new standard designed to improve interoperability between devices from any smart home ecosystem, and the first to run natively on a Thread mesh network. 

The Tado X system is designed to replace traditional thermostats to control a boiler, underfloor heating, and radiator valves. It includes the Thermostat X, Smart Radiator Thermostat X, Wireless Temperature Sensor X, and Heat Pump Optimizer X which all promise to make your home’s heating system smart and easy to use. The optional new Bridge X acts as a Thread border router (for homes that don’t already have one) to connect the Tado X devices to your home’s Wi-Fi/Ethernet network. Both of the X thermostats and the new temperature sensor work with Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple Home voice assistants.

The Heat Pump Optimizer X also acts as a Thread border router and interfaces with heat pumps made by Atlantic, Vaillant, Saunier Duval, and Fujitsu to enable control over per-room heating, while the new radiator thermostat features a new compact T-shaped design, an improved display, and USB-C rechargeable battery.

Unfortunately, Tado locks many of its advanced energy management features — and a few basic ones —behind a subscription and that’s also true with Tado X. The company is, however, offering 12-months of free Auto-Assist automations starting with today’s launch.

The Tado X range is available to buy now in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Sweden and Denmark, and is priced as follows:

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Originally appeared on: TheSpuzz