Josh.ai’s RTS and Zigbee wireless motorization support empowers Somfy clients with natural and private voice control. This includes a wide range of treatments and applications from roman shades and drapery, to awnings, pergolas, and rolling shutters. The companies displayed the power of the integration at CEDIA Expo in Dallas, where a Somfy motorized Draper shade was a key element of the live Josh.ai booth demo. Josh.ai is also in the process of completing its new headquarters in Denver, CO where Somfy and Draper are prominently showcased across the office space’s windows.
Somfy’s wide array of fabricator partners provides designers, developers, and professional installers with limitless possibilities to offer their clientele. Josh.ai’s home intelligence automation capabilities, understanding of a home’s floor plan, and advanced understanding of shade types enables precise control of window coverings like curtains and drapes. Natural language commands like, “Ok Josh, close the west curtains downstairs,” as well as, “Hey Josh, raise the drapes halfway,” are now possible for Somfy clients.
Somfy’s unique position as an OEM component allows us to do the technical legwork for the variety of our artisanal customers, so that they can be confident that their products will sit in the controlled environment in a reliable and consistent way. With this, all RTS and Zigbee Somfy motorized product will be able to integrate seamlessly into the Josh.ai voice-controlled, home.
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About Somfy Systems Inc.
Somfy is the world’s largest manufacturer of motors for interior window coverings and exterior shading solutions. For more than 50 years, Somfy has designed and manufactured intelligent motorization solutions to improve everyday life. By creating safe, reliable, and sustainable solutions that support the best way of living, Somfy delivers convenient natural light management solutions for any space. With 200+ million motors produced over the last half-century, Somfy innovates to automate and connect shades, blinds, draperies, awnings, rolling shutters, and exterior screens & pergolas for commercial and residential buildings in 58 countries across the globe.
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