Home Window Shades Get Smart — Part 3

  • Westward facing patio will get direct sun and be hot during the late summer months
  • We live in the statistically windiest place in the US
  • Winters get cold here along with the wind and average of 13” of snow
  • The patio is intended for morning coffee and entertaining family and friends
  • Voice — The entire ecosystem integrates with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for open/close as well as automating operations based on personal preference, scenes/routines, ambient light, outdoor temperature, weather alerts, etc.
  • Touch — There are a wide variety of wired and wireless control interfaces that include Control 4, Savant, Crestron and others.
  • Mobile App — Through Somfy’s new partnership with Samsung SmartThings, using their new TaHoma Gateway, Somfy-powered shading solutions can now be fully integrated into the smart home and controlled through the SmartThings application.
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