Wake up with the sun
Move your blinds up and down, whenever you like, or create automated patterns and schedules for each room
Smart Shades features
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
Smart Shades successfull Crowdfunding
Smart Shades was funded on Indiegogo
Keep your home secure
Smart Shades can help keep your home more secure. If you’re out, lowering and raising the curtains on a schedule can make it seem like you're still there.
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.
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When received, Smart Shades shows low battery and if plugged in do not charge.
We ship out devices with up to 15% of charge because of IATA policy (our device has the lithium battery inside). To prevent any charging problem please check if the USB-cable is inserted correctly (the most part of charging issues was solved when customer attached the cable correctly). It has to make a click sound when you push it in and then it's on it's correct position. The full charge takes up to 10 hours and Smart Shades battery will last up to 25 days on a single charge, depending on the number of triggers and manipulations with the device.
I cannot find the button to activate my Smart Shades?
Smart Shades has a touch sensitive front cover which functions as a button when pressed.
Can I use it with any type of chains?
The Smart Shades supports only beaded chains. All shades with this type of chain are supported.
Is it possible to use any type, weight and size of shades?
Smart Shades is able only open and close horizontal blinds. Supported weight is up to 5 kg and shades size is max 2m(7foot) wide and 2m(7foot) high.
How long does the battery charge when empty?
The full charge takes up to 10 hours and Smart Shades battery will last up to 25 days on a single charge, depending on the number of triggers and manipulations with the device.
Which smartphones are compatible with Smart Shades?
Smart Shades are currently compatible with iOS and Android phones and tablets which support Bluetooth LE.
Can I connect Smart Shades with Apple Homekit and Amazon Alexa?
Yes. You need Soma Connect for that. You can pre-order it here: https://www.somasmarthome.com/products/soma-connect-blinds-control-for-amazon-alexa-apple-homekit
Can I integrate Smart Shades with z-wave, IFTTT or some other home automation systems?
Right now you can connect it only with Apple Homekit and Amazon Alexa via Soma Connect. For advanced users there is Raspberry Pi integration.
After the installation, can I move the shades manually?
Unfortunately, this feature is not available at the moment
What is the wireless range of Smart Shades (for example in the case of a multi storey house)?
Smart Shades has an operation range of about 40 meters ( 130 feet ), which means that it should easily cover your entire house.
Can I control the "Smart Shades" on multiple phones?
Smart Shades uses Bluetooth connection and as a result, it cannot support more than one connection simultaneously.
Do Smart Shades open and close with the level of sunlight?
Unfortunately, this feature is not available at the moment.
Can I return the product?
About returning Smart Shades: * Customer is able to return Smart Shades within 30 calendar days from the date of receiving the order. Customer needs to inform us of your intention to return the product(s). * Customer pays all return shipping charges. * Once we will receive your products, for any reason, quality control and refund will follow within 5 days (PayPal).
Is there a warranty of the products?
Yes, we provide technical support during 2 years from the day of the receiving the product.
My question is not answered, where can I get support?
Please write to us on the support page.