You'll spend 90 days stuck in traffic
during your life. And 40 days
opening and closing your window
We can't change the traffic but we can
automate your window shades

One Solution For All Shades and Blinds

Simply attach the device to your shades or blinds with bead chain or endless loop cord, Download the mobile app, follow the instructions and you’re ready to go.

Smart Shades moves your shades whenever you want. You can control it with voice controls or automate completely. It is designed to fit your existing shades and curtains.

Supported types

Control from Your Smartphone

Move your blinds to a desired position with a slide of your finger or create automated schedules for each room.

Endless possibilities for saving money on heating and cooling through smart automation.

Create groups or control every device separately to open and close shades for the maximum effect,

Voice Control Support

Get started with your smart home.
Just install SOMA Connect and instantly control your shades with your voice. Control your smart home with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Home

"The fastest response time I've seen in any voice controlled smart device. Good job SOMA. "
- Dave Wallace, Smart Home blogger

Try it Out Risk Free for 30 Days

Simple 30-day return policy. Try It Risk-Free and if you don’t absolutely love it we'll give you a full refund. T & C may apply. Free shipping on all UK orders.

Installation is easy

1. Feed the chain to the gear
2. Attach the Smart Shades to the wall
3. Download the app and configure
4. Automate and control with smartphone or voice controls


  • Mobile app control

    Control multiple windows from one mobile app. Android & iOS supported

  • Schedule automation

    Set daily or weekly schedules to automate each room

  • Solar powered

    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

  • Voice Commands

    Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit. and Google Home support

Amazon Alexa with Smart Shades

SOMA Connect + Smart Shades = Voice control all your window treatments

Try it out with Apple HomeKit

SOMA Connect allows you to control your Smart Shades with Apple HomeKit. Let your windows treatments be part of the smart home experiencce HomeKit provides.

SOMA Now Works with Google Home

Together with SOMA Connect hub you can now use Google Assistant to voice control your window shades.

Keep Your Home More Secure

¤ Smart Shades takes care of loose and tangled chains.

¤ Motor will automatically stop if the chain catches, or if it detects additional abnormal weight or pressure.

¤ Perfectly safe with pets and kids.

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 to recharge your Smart Shades directly from a wall outlet using the main adapter.

One charge is enough for approximately two months, or you can leave the adapter connected and never worry about charging again – whichever is more convenient for you.

Endless Possibilities

Controlling your shades with just a slide on your smartphone is definitely a cool thing but this is just a start.

You can set different triggers, wake up to natural light, save energy on cooling and heating.

You can even automate your window shades when you're on holiday to make it look like you never left.

Smart Shades supports over the air updates so we make sure there's much more to come.


Can I use it with any type of chains?

SOMA Smart Shades supports a variety of endless loop beaded chains and endless loop cord chains.

Is it possible to use any type, weight and size of shades?

Smart Shades supports all horizontal blinds. Supported weight is up to 5kg (11 lbs), recommended shade size is up to 2m (7ft) wide and 2m (7ft) high.

What is the noise level of Smart Shades?

In normal operating conditions Smart Shades is raising your curtains at 50 db which is pretty quiet for a motor. Comparable to light traffic or refrigerator.

Noise levels depend on the surface Smart Shades is attached to. Some materials tend to amplify sound like plasterboard or wooden wall panels. But worry not, whether you use the screws or the tape to mount it, Smart Shades has an 3mm adhesive tape on the back which helps to absorb the vibrations.

What options are available for controlling the Smart Shades?

The following options are build into the Smart Shades:

  • - Smart Shades mobile app control
  • - Automated time based daily and weekly scheduling
The following options are available when installed together with SOMA Connect:

  • - Apple Siri, Google Home/Assistant, Amazon Alexa voice commands (*)
  • - Apple HomeKit scenes and automations, HomeKit enabled buttons and remotes
  • - Home Assistant automations and controls
  • - Local HTTP API for DIY integrations
  • - Samsung Bixby voice commands and SmartThings scenes and automations, SmartThings enabled buttons and remotes (**)
  • - Google Home scenes and automations, Google Home enabled buttons and remotes (**)
(*) Siri voice commands are available in all languages supported by Apple. Google Home/Assistant voice commands are available in English and in German, other languages supported by Google will be available with automatic software update by the end of 2019. Amazon Alexa voice commands are available in English and in German.

(**) Samsung Bixby/SmartThings and full Google Home support will be available with automatic software update by the end of 2019

Which smartphones are compatible with Smart Shades?

Smart Shades is currently compatible with iOS and Android phones and tablets.

How many Smart Shades devices SOMA Connect can control?

SOMA Connect can control unlimited number of Smart Shades devices.

What is the wireless range of Smart Shades?

Smart Shades has an operation range of about 40m (130ft).

Can I control the Smart Shades on multiple phones?

Yes, once the initial setup is done, all your family members can pair their phones with Smart Shades.