Somfy Introduces SDN Power over Ethernet Gateway

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Somfy Systems is launching the SDN Power over Ethernet (PoE) Gateway. The SDN PoE Gateway is a low-voltage power distribution and network-connected module that utilizes 60-watt PoE technology to power and control the Somfy 24V RS485 motorization offer for interior shades and draperies. The compact SDN PoE Gateway is capable of powering single or multiple […]

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Crestron Adds Horizontal Sheers to Shading Solutions Lineup

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Crestron announced today it is now shipping its horizontal sheers, the latest addition to its line of Crestron Shading Solutions. Horizontal sheers add flexible natural lighting control to any room or space. The specialized fabric contains horizontal fabric vanes that float between two layers of soft, knitted fabric to soften the view to the outside. Available in sizes up […]

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Draper Announces New AV Shade Pricing, Partnership with Herman

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Draper has released an updated window shade price list for commercial and residential AV dealers. In addition to updated pricing, the price list includes information on the FlexShade Recharge, Draper’s rechargeable battery-operated shade that debuted earlier this year. With long-lasting charges, the FlexShade Recharge battery is hidden safely inside the roller tube and can be recharged from a 110V outlet […]

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Draper Shows Larger, Quieter Battery Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, will be on display at CEDIA 2017, September 7-9 in San Diego.Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to […]

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Savant Intros New Line of Motorized, Fascia-Free Shades

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Savant announced today the introduction of Savant Shades, a line of motorized shades available in blackout, translucent and sheer fabrics. Unlike conventional shading solutions, Savant Shades are a fascia-free design — meaning that window boxes concealing unsightly wires, screws or fasteners are no longer required resulting in the cleanest look possible. Savant Shades offer features […]

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Draper Introduces Larger, Quieter Shade with FlexShade Recharge

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Draper announces FlexShade Recharge, a quiet, battery-operated shade with rechargeable batteries, here at InfoComm. Draper’s FlexShade Recharge is designed for flexible installations and can be installed in a variety of places, including larger window openings. Available up to 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the FlexShade Recharge features simple installation, similar to a manual window shade. The batteries last longer […]

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Draper to Showcase Commercial Shades at InfoComm 2017

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Style and function blend seamlessly with the InfoComm 2017 debut of Draper window shades. Known as a leading manufacturer of projection screens and projection and flat-panel display lifts, Draper is taking aim at the needs of AV integrators with Motorized FlexShades, which will on display at InfoComm 2017, June 14-16 in Orlando. Draper’s Motorized FlexShades, […]

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Lutron Electronics Introduces Larger, Battery-Powered Shading Solution With Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR Roller Shades

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Lutron Electronics today announced the Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR roller shades. These large, battery-powered shades are designed to integrate with the RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QS whole-home control systems. Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR can also be used as a standalone solution, easily controlled using a remote or the Lutron mobile app. The new Triathlon WIDR […]

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Crestron Adds Exclusive Hartmann & Forbes Shade Collection to its Line of Shading Solutions

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Crestron has partnered with Hartmann & Forbes to offer Crestron Shading Solutions in a new assortment of hand-woven textiles. This collection of hand-woven textiles designed specifically for use with Crestron roller shade systems, are designed for individuals who want “handcrafted products created by artisans.” The entire collection features natural fibers sustainably grown and artfully hand […]

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Crestron Intros New Motorized Shades

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Crestron is demonstrating at CEDIA Expo the new Digital QMT 3 Series shade motor (CSM-QMTDC-163-1), which expands its industry-first line of brushless motors with solid-state controls. The new motor features a smaller diameter than the 5 Series (CSM-QMTDC-256-2), enabling placement in narrower window jambs and shallower pockets. Crestron says it delivers tremendous torque with virtually […]

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The Lutron Design Collections Offer Homeowners More Fabric Choices

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Lutron Electronics has announced the availability of The Lutron Design Collections — more than 1,500 redesigned, high-fashion fabrics and materials for the company’s motorized shade family of products. The move comes after the company said it identified a market need to offer stylish and fashion-forward options at a variety of price points. New additions to […]

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