Somfy North America launches a new digital motor interface to enrich the smart home environment

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Dayton, NJ (August 2, 2022) – Somfy, the world’s largest manufacturer of motors for interior blinds and exterior sun protection, today announces the North American launch of its Control4 to Digital Motor Interface. The Control4 to Digital Motor interface enables seamless integration of the Somfy Digital Network (SDN) family of motors with Control4 systems to provide an integrated home automation solution.

Somfy North America’s brand new interface functions as a wireless terminal node within a Control4 system. With reliable two-way communication, real-time motor position status updates, and 0-100% incremental positioning, end users can more easily control their compatible smart home devices for better management of natural light.

The Control4 to Digital Motor interface is designed to fit smaller shade pockets for roller, roman and woven shades and can be seamlessly integrated into existing smart home system for privacy, comfort and improved energy efficiency. This interface can also be the ideal solution for new residential construction as SDN motors are AC or DC powered, which is easier to deploy along with the building for built-in two-way communication in various torque options and power.

With Control4 certified drivers and a simple onboarding process, this interface increases convenience for an enhanced connected living experience.

“This new interface will improve the connectivity of Somfy’s range of digital motors to Control4 systems, while providing a modern solution for today’s smart home integrations. The Control4 to digital motor interface allows for easy installation and, as it is Control4 certified, dealers and integrators can find this product in Control4’s commissioning software, making the process of delivering a flexible solution,” said Amit Parpani, Senior Product Manager, Somfy North America.

For more information on the Control4 digital motor interface, please visit: https://www.somfypro.com/products/-/e-cat//1870533