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
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
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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
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Smart Home Stocks Battered in 2022
55 public companies in CE Pro Smart Home Stock Index experience 32% average drop in stock price in 2022. Only 5 companies show gains.
Jan 13, 2023
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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.