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Somfy Showcases Simplified Home Automation Integration for its Motorised Window Coverings (3/10/2013)
Somfy motors were present in the Honeywell, Dish Network, Cooper, Worthington Distribution, Z-Wave Alliance and Control4 booths at CEDIA Expo 2013.
Somfy Systems, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of motors and electronic controls for interior and exterior window coverings, was present in several booths at the 2013 CEDIA Expo to showcase the compatibility of Somfy-powered motorized window coverings with a number of today's most popular home automation systems.
Somfy motors were present in the Honeywell, Dish Network, Cooper, Worthington Distribution, Z-Wave Alliance and Control4 booths at CEDIA. Event-goers saw how easily Somfy motors integrate with different automation systems in addition to experiencing firsthand the many benefits of motorization once added to home automation systems.
Somfy-powered motorization appeared in the following booths:
*Honeywell - Booth #1510
Honeywell used Somfy's Z-Wave® to Digital Motor Interface to integrate a motorized roller shade featuring the Sonesse® motor in their new voice-controlled Tuxedo automation system.
*Dish Network- Booth #2340
At the Dish Network booth, three Somfy-powered roller shades with Sonesse ultra-quiet RS485 digital motors were integrated into a Control4® system using Somfy's ZigBee® to Digital Motor Interface.
*Cooper- Booth #3325
Somfy showcased two motorized roller shades with Sonesse ultra-quiet RS485 digital motors integrated into a HomeSeer® automation system using Somfy's Z-Wave to Digital Motor Interface.
*Worthington Distribution - Booth #2230
At the Worthington Distribution booth, a Somfy-powered roller shade with a Sonesse ultra-quiet RS485 digital motor was integrated into an HAI automation system using Somfy's ZigBee® to Digital Motor Interface.
*Z-Wave Alliance - Booth #512
Once again Somfy had a dedicated exhibit in the Z-Wave Alliance where all of their Z-Wave interface devices were displayed as well as TaHomA®, Somfy's home automation solution. Somfy motorization also made up part of the Z-Wave Alliance's Interoperability Wall that demonstrates the added value Somfy-powered motorized window coverings bring to other products in the Z-Wave ecosystem.
*Control4® - Booth #608
Somfy was pleased to return to the Control4 booth with a dedicated exhibit that showcased a variety of Somfy's Control4 certified motorization integration options including Somfy's ZigBee® interface devices as well as serial and IR.
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