Lighting & Shades
Screen Innovations’s Zen 2 Outdoor Motorized Shades Designed for Easy Installation
Can turn outdoor areas into year-round living spaces.
Snap One Increases Design Options with Control4 Contemporary Lighting Line
New faceplates and buttons deliver modern aesthetics, adding more choices to meet the needs of homeowners.
Orro Announces Control4 Integration and Pulse Remote Management System
Driver enables professional installers to integrate Orro’s human-centric lighting into Control4 installations; Pulse adds RMR possibilities.
CEDIA 2021: Spotlight on [email protected] Collection
Company highlights its indoor and outdoor shades.
Leviton and Schlage Integrate Smart Lighting and Smart Door Locks
My Leviton App coordinates automatic lighting and locking functions.
Vantage Introduces LHUMAN Human Centric Lighting System
System integrates lighting control with motorized window shading and color-tunable lighting fixtures.
Hunter Douglas Offers New Digital Hub and Selling App for Dealers
The Link is designed to take any guesswork out of quoting, measuring, and ordering Hunter Douglas products.
Lutron and Kaleidescape Partner for an Enhanced Home Theater Experience
Lutron’s flagship HomeWorks lighting control system now integrated with current Kaleidescape players.
Somfy Introduces the Sonesse 28 WireFree RTS External Battery Motor
Offers quiet, wireless convenience for motorized window coverings.
AiSPiRE Introduces ATMOSPHERE Tunable White Fixtures
Works with popular control systems such as Contrl4, Vantage, Lutron, and Crestron.
Somfy and Samsung SmartThings Provide Integrated Smart Shading Solution
Consumers can now control Somfy-powered shades, blinds, draperies, screens, awnings, and pergolas using SmartThings.
Screen Innovations Simplifies Programming of SI Motorized Shades and Screens
New brand-agnostic IP control gateway provides a convenient way to program shades.
SI Debuts Online Fabric Selection and Specification Tool
Fabric Wizard narrows down fabric choices based on installation objectives and cosmetic preferences.
Somfy and Crestron Partner to Deliver Automation in Outdoor Living
Integrators can now expand the Crestron Home experience to the outdoors with Somfy motorized rolling shutters, pergolas, awnings, and exterior screens.
Somfy Announces Smart Shade Integration with Brilliant
Somfy-powered shades, blinds, draperies, screens, awnings, and pergolas can now be controlled and automated using Brilliant touchscreen panels and mobile app.
Orro’s App Adds Expanded Integration with Other Smart Home Products
App now provides control of other smart home devices from leading professional and consumer device manufacturers.
Google Nest Integration Now Available for Orro Switch
Control the Nest Thermostat, extend the Nest Hello Doorbells’ ring, and more – all from the Orro Switch.
Case Study: Smart Shades Bridge the Gap in the Connected Home
Integrator Alex Bloemer expands his business with Hunter Douglas shades, including a whole second company dedicated to window treatments.
Earth Day 2021: Hunter Douglas Eco-Conscious Solutions
The shade company offers sustainable design, energy-conserving styles, and re-usable power solutions.
Marvin and Halio Inc Bring Smart-Tinting Glass to Residential Market
Smart-tinting glass addresses homeowner demand for design, comfort, flexibility, privacy, and control, plus energy efficiency.
Review: Hunter Douglas PowerView Motorized Shading
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Leviton Announces 2nd Gen Decora Smart Wi-Fi Devices
Four new products — a 600W Dimmer, 15A Switch, Mini Plug-in Switch, and Mini-Plug-in Dimmer — work with Anywhere Dimmer and Switch Companions.
Draper Achieves UL Listing for Motorized FlexShade
Covers both single and dual roller units, as well as coupled shades, up to the largest sizes available.
Leviton Integrates LED Compatibility Selector Tool into Leviton2Go App
Application now offers dimmer/bulb compatibility information at point of purchase.
Amber Solutions Announces Two-Wire Dimmer in Solid-State Architecture
New solution promises to achieve flickerless zero-to-max dimming with near universal LED compatibility.
Hunter Douglas Improves Traditional Roll Design with Kickback Function
Brings Sonnette automated shades even closer to the window, reducing light leakage, increasing privacy, and supporting energy efficiency.
URC Partners with Somfy Partner for Whole-Home Shade Control
Collaboration allows control of Somfy powered shades, blinds, and curtains via URC’s control products.