It looks like Philips Hue has no plans for Thread support for now. This comes from an interview with George Yianni.
Philips Hue – Yes To Matter, Maybe For Threads
With its Philips Hue lighting system, Signify is the leader in compatibility with the new smart home standard that matters. According to its own statement, Philips Hue should be directly in the introduction of Case be compatible. When it comes to threads, however, Signify takes the role of wait-and-see, according to an interview. substance-smarthome Out with George Yianni.
While Yianni sees great potential in Matter, he isn’t so sure about Thread. So he sees a risk in the fact that the same network will have multiple implementations from different manufacturers. Thread hasn’t been rolled out for Philips Hue, but they don’t currently want to manufacture Thread lamps.
Matter’s integration into the Hue system should go completely unnoticed by most users, so that using Alexa, Google Assistant or HomeKit continues to work as usual.
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