Nanoleaf Smart Switch CES 2023

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Smart home products get a ton of floor space at every CES. However, at CES 2023, the smart home category got extra focus thanks to the long-awaited rollout of the Matter protocol. Matter — and its cousin, Thread — will make setting up a smart home much easier by establishing one “language” all products can use to communicate with one another.

Everywhere we went, the topic of Matter eventually came up. But we didn’t let this distract us from what we were really there for: finding the best smart home products at CES 2023. Check out our favorites below!