It's time to expect more from your window shades.
SOMA Smart Shades is the easiest way to automate your existing blinds & shades.
You'll spend 90 days stuck in traffic
jams
during your life. And 40 days
opening and closing your window
shades.
We can’t change the traffic but we can
automate your window shades

One solution for all blinds and shades

Smart Shades is compatible with any shade or blind that has a beaded chain or cord loop.

Looking to automate venetian blinds? Check out SOMA Tilt.

Easy to install

1. Feed the chain to the gear
2. Attach the Smart Shades to the wall
3. Download the app and configure
4. All done - control with a smartphone or automate

Control with a smartphone

Move your shades to a desired position with a slide of your finger.

Set the position for an individual blind or adjust it for a group of shades simultaneously.

Automated scheduling

Smart Shades has a built-in timer which can be used to automate opening and closing of your shades at specified times and days.

Solar powered
Built-in battery

Smart Shades comes with a solar panel which can be used for charging in case there is no wall socket near your window.

Alternatively, USB charging is also available. One charge is enough for a month, or you can leave the adapter connected for convenience.

Apple HomeKit
Amazon Alexa
Google Home
Home Assistant

Control your shades and blinds using your favourite voice assistant or home automation platform.*

"The fastest response time I've seen in any voice controlled smart device. Good job SOMA. " - Dave Wallace, smart home blogger.

*Requires SOMA Connect.

Try it out risk free for 30 days

Simple 30-day return policy. Try it risk-free and if you don’t absolutely love it we'll give you a full refund.

FAQ

Can I use it with any type of chains?

SOMA Smart Shades supports a variety of endless loop beaded chains and endless loop cord chains.

Is it possible to use any type, weight and size of shades?

Smart Shades supports all horizontal blinds. Supported weight is up to 5kg (11 lbs), recommended shade size is up to 2m (7ft) wide and 2m (7ft) high.

What is the noise level of Smart Shades?

In normal operating conditions Smart Shades is raising your curtains at 50 db which is pretty quiet for a motor. Comparable to light traffic or refrigerator.

Noise levels depend on the surface Smart Shades is attached to. Some materials tend to amplify sound like plasterboard or wooden wall panels. But worry not, whether you use the screws or the tape to mount it, Smart Shades has an 3mm adhesive tape on the back which helps to absorb the vibrations.

What options are available for controlling the Smart Shades?

The following options are built into the Smart Shades:

  • - Smart Shades mobile app control
  • - Automated time based daily and weekly scheduling
The following options are available when installed together with SOMA Connect:

  • - Apple Siri, Google Home/Assistant, Amazon Alexa voice commands (*)
  • - Apple HomeKit scenes and automations, HomeKit enabled buttons and remotes
  • - Home Assistant automations and controls
  • - Local HTTP API for DIY integrations
  • - Samsung Bixby voice commands and SmartThings scenes and automations, SmartThings enabled buttons and remotes (**)
  • - Google Home scenes and automations, Google Home enabled buttons and remotes (**)
(*) Siri voice commands are available in all languages supported by Apple. Google Home/Assistant voice commands are available in English and in German, other languages supported by Google will be available with automatic software update by the end of 2019. Amazon Alexa voice commands are available in English and in German.

(**) Samsung Bixby/SmartThings and full Google Home support will be available with automatic software update by the end of 2019

Which smartphones are compatible with Smart Shades?

Smart Shades is currently compatible with iOS and Android phones and tablets.

How many Smart Shades devices SOMA Connect can control?

SOMA Connect can control unlimited number of Smart Shades devices.

What is the wireless range of Smart Shades?

Smart Shades has an operation range of about 40m (130ft).

Can I control the Smart Shades on multiple phones?

Yes, once the initial setup is done, all your family members can pair their phones with Smart Shades.