Why don’t blinds be smarter and intellectual, operate in line with our preference by arranging when to open or close, how much to close at a given time every day without any human interference, or by voice control of all these activities. So here’s the list of the Top 10 Homekit Supported Windows Blinds that not only work for Siri, but for others, Google Assistant and Alexa platforms.
List of Top 10 Homekit Supported Windows Blinds
Soma Smart Shades 2
If you’re looking for a retrofit option, Soma is the avenue to explore.
The Smart Shades 2 are physically unchanged now for a second edition, but fix existing primary issues with the original.
These little units mount to your wall, and chow down on the link chain of your blind, effectively replacing the equation with your paws. As long as your blinds have a link chain, it should be plug and play, there’s no need to buy new shades or get a bespoke fitting.
Upon completion of your installation, just download the Soma app (iOS and Android) to automate your shades quickly. The software lets you create “triggers,” including the time of day, sunrise / sunset, and general lighting conditions, for the pack to respond to. For fast battery re-juicing, the pack is solar-powered and comes with a USB charging cord.
If you add the Soma Link to your smart house, intelligent voice commands are accessible via Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri. Until allowed, you can ask Alexa to do stuff like open your blinds halfway or build rituals that will always close your blinds at 7 p.m. Just in time to turn on the smart lights.
The Fyrtur is a wonderful addition to the Ikea catalogue, mixing elegant style, simple controls, and versatility with a fantastic option for smart blinds. These act as blackout curtains, making them suitable for bedrooms, nurseries, or wherever you want optimum protection and reduced sunshine.
Smart Home: Z Wave Blinds
The Fyrtur lineup is available in 10 different sizes, with widths ranging from 23 to 48 inches. All heights are a standard 76 inches at full extension.
The blinds’ brains are in the tiny Braunit battery-pack that comes with every hue. (Charger and backup battery included.) Controls are performed by Alexa , Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit using the included remote control, Ikea Home app (iOS and Android), and/or voice commands.
App and hub control does require Ikea’s Tradfri gateway, which is sold separately.
The SOMA Tilt is designed to motorize your pre-existing blinds and automate them. This device replaces the tilt rod on Venetian blinds, enabling you to use your preferred voice assistant or the included mobile app to monitor whether your blinds are open or closed. You can also configure routines for your blinds and IFTTT triggers as well.
Soma has the complete suite of smart integrations, with Alexa, Google Assistant and HomeKit in the line-up. This requires the Soma Connect $99.99 module to be plugged into your router, which is in turn connected to your chosen Assistant.
Serena Shades by Lutron
These custom-made shades can be managed using automatic smart-home controls such as schedules, geo-fencing, and scenes, sensitive, comfortable, and of excellent quality. They are the most integrated with smart-home systems, too.
Lutron’s Serena Shades are the best self-install smart shades, easy to use, quick to set up, battery-powered, and custom-made to suit your windows. They work with every major smart-home system and all of the voice assistants, when paired with Lutron’s Caseta Wireless Smart Bridge (a small device that plugs into your Wi-Fi router and lets you control your devices remotely; it’s the same one that connects Lutron’s Caseta smart light switches).
Controllable via Amazon Alexa, HomeKit and Google Assistant, Lutron offers smart blinds off the shelf.
Price: Estimated $349.00
Velux Integra blinds or shutters
This latest alliance with Velux and Netatmo is where you can fix your gaze if you’re looking for anything unbelievably fancy and knowledgeable. Be warned, however, that it could be very pricey.
That’s because you first have to purchase and install Velux Integra roof windows, blinds or shutters. This itself varies on the style of window you want, the type of blinds, the color, the motor options and the rest.
If all of this is finished, you will get the Velux Active Starter Kit-now available in the US. It controls humidity, temperature, and CO2 through sensors, and is responsible for ventilation on its own. So, if your home has to dry out, it’ll unlock the curtains. The Active also enables all of this HomeKit compatible, so you can get Siri in on the action too.
Smart Home: Smart Venetian Blinds
PowerView Motorization by Hunter Douglas
PowerView Motorization, a Red Dot Design Award winner, is a wireless device used by Hunter Douglas to monitor window shades. With the PowerView Automation system, you can monitor Hunter Douglas window treatments through the Pebble remote control.
It can also be operated using a companion mobile app or via voice commands over Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, and Google Assistant, as well as connect to platforms like IFTTT.
The PowerView hub will be the only requirement. These connected shades operate independently and can be scheduled for specific times of the day. Hunter Douglas PowerView motorized shades are a great addition to a smart home.
Price: on Demand
The back of the shade is silver. This design makes the light blocking and temperature control better, Built-in spring system, automatic lifting. The rate of raising can be adjustable, All mounting brackets are included. It can be install by 2 screws, please do not worry if you receive old package 3 screws. Easy to clean with a cloth or vacuum.
It will still let light in from the top and the side. If you want 100% blackout, please choose outside mount.
Compatible with homekit.
Smart Home: Compatible Alexa Controlled Blinds
Price: Starts from $59.99
Siri HomeKit Electric Blinds
This automatic feature gives you the ability to open or close your blinds that your Apple devices with simple voice commands. Everything you need to get started is the Automate Pulse 2 Hub that is attached to your router and the native ‘Home’ software from Apple.
Once installed, you can simply ask Siri to control your blinds, as you wish. For example, simply say ‘Siri, open the kitchen blinds.’ Or, if you have set up a special ‘scene’, you might ask Siri to ‘activate cinema mode in the living room’ to close all of the blinds, dim the lights and turn on your TV. Siri HomeKit blinds provide the ultimate in smart home automation and convenience, giving you more time to focus on the finer things in life.
Price: On Demand (UK)
Foiresoft Zebra Roller Blinds
Zebra roller shades has dual fabric layers combined sheer mesh and opaque fabric. Easy to control light, view, privacy, ventilation and style in the one blinds. Blinds provides a dimly lit room rather than complete black room out.
These versatile blinds can be easily rolled up to have clear view outside. The fabric is washable by Cold water only and can be easily maintained for years.
You can customize the size of the blinds as per your requirement if you want to change fabrics or add premium touch such as style or multicolor shade, you can add on it.
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