Somfy Introduces Magnetic Charging

Somfy, a global manufacturer of motors for interior window coverings and exterior solar protections, has announced the launch of magnetic charging options for its V2 Li-ion Embedded Motors and Li-ion External Battery Pack. The company explains the ne

May 19, 2023

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Somfy Debuts New Motors Based on Zigbee 3.0

Somfy announced at the International Window Coverings Expo in Charlotte, N.C, a new ecosystem of products using Zigbee 3.0 technology. This line of Somfy motors will be available in North America in Q3 later this year to power and control shades, bli

Apr 21, 2023

Bond Bridge Announces Partnerships

The Bond Bridge platform brings smartphone/tablet control to RF-controlled shades from Somfy, Rollease Acmeda, Nice, Bofu, A-OK, and Dooya. One Bond Bridge ($99) can manage thirty shades (plus ceiling fans and fireplaces) throughout a 2,500 sq. ft.

Apr 19, 2023

Smart Home Adoption Rates Beat Economic Odds in New Report

Easier purchasing and installation is allowing more people to test drive smart capabilities before springing for the full upgrade.

Dec 08, 2022

New Draper@Home Innovation Combines Style & High Tech

Draper FlexStyle features hundreds of fabric color, texture, & openness choices, plus custom colors, patterns, and graphics. 

Oct 31, 2022