jams during your life. And 40 days
opening and closing your window
automate your window shades
Easy to Install, Simple to Use
Smart Shades lets you automate your existing window shades, so you’ll never need to worry about moving them again.
It gives your existing window treatments new life, making it easy to save money on heating and cooling. Also saving you time by making your home smart.
Simple mobile app
Move your blinds to a desired position with a slide of your finger or create automated schedules for each room.
Endless possibilities for saving money on heating and cooling through smart automation.
Create groups or control every device separately to open and close shades for the maximum effect
Voice Control Support
Get started with your smart home.
Just install SOMA Connect and instantly control your shades with your voice. Control your smart home with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Home
"The fastest response time I've seen in any voice controlled smart device. Good job SOMA. "
- Dave Wallace, Smart Home blogger
One Solution For All Shades and Blinds
SOMA Smart Shades is designed to fit your existing shades and curtains with continuous-cord.
Continuous-cord shades have one looped string or beaded chain that allows you to raise and lower the bottom of the shades.
Simply attach the device to your shades or blinds with beaded chain or string, download the mobile app, follow the instructions and you’re ready to go.
WHAT MAKES SMART SHADES UNIQUE
Mobile app control
Control multiple windows from one mobile app. Android & iOS supported
Set daily or weekly schedules to automate each room
Smart Shades is solar powered with built-in lithium battery
Easy setup 1-2-3
Easy to install and retrofits to your current shades
Cost effective and saves money
Save money on your heating and cooling bills
Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Home support
Amazon Alexa with Smart Shades
SOMA Connect + Smart Shades = Voice control all your window treatments
Apple HomeKit with Smart Shades
SOMA Connect allows you to control your Smart Shades with Apple HomeKit. Let your windows treatments be part of the smart home experiencce HomeKit provides.
SOMA Now Works with Google Home
Together with SOMA Connect hub you can now use Google Assistant to voice control your window shades.
Installation is easy
1. Feed the chain to the gear
2. Attach it to the wall
3. Download the app and configure
4. Automate and control with smartphone or voice controls
Powered by the Sun
Smart Shades is powered by a beautiful crystalline solar panel, so you won't have to worry about charging batteries.
Alternatively, you can always use the USB charger to recharge your Smart Shades directly from a wall outlet using the main adapter.
One charge is enough for approximately two months, or you can leave the adapter connected and never worry about charging again – whichever is more convenient for you.
Controlling your shades with just a slide on your smartphone is definitely a cool thing but this is just a start.
You can set different triggers, wake up to natural light, save energy on cooling and heating.
You can even automate your window shades when you're on holiday to make it look like you never left.
Smart Shades supports over the air updates so we make sure there's much more to come.
Smart Shades motor will automatically stop if the chain catches, or if it detects additional abnormal weight or pressure. Perfectly safe with pets and kids.
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 build into the Smart Shades:
- - Smart Shades mobile app control
- - Automated time based daily and weekly scheduling
- - 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 (**)
(**) 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.