Xiaomi has Presently announced a fresh gadget under crowdfunding dubbed Aqara Smart Curtain Motor. This is an iteration of the Aqara Smart Curtain Motor first introduced around 2017. On the other hand, the new Aqara Smart Curtain Motor is pretty different from the first version in that this model arrives with a built-in battery. So you don’t require to connect any wire or require a wall socket closeby for it to work. Thus, it is easier to install.
The Aqara Smart Curtain Motor is basically a motorized window shades and blinds which could be controlled wirelessly. The gadget operates on Zigbee curtains and blinds. The product utilizes low-power ZigBee communication protocol via the Mi multi-functional Smart home gateway or Aqara air-conditioning pathway to attach to the smart home network. Thus, the home curtains could be controlled via the Mi App. Additionally, the Smart device enables the homeowner to Furthermore set the timer in the Mi app to when the blinds are coming to open and close and the blinds respond automatically when it gets to the set time. This variant Furthermore ships with support for XIaomi’s XiaoAI voice control.
In addition, there is a wireless switch which could alternatively be used to open and close the blinds with just a smooth tap. The device also connects with the Mi home scanner such that whenever the user goes to the window, the home sensor will automatically trigger the opening of the blinds and as early as the user leaves, the blinds close. Further more, the Aqara Smart curtain motor has a touch start function, this kind of that with just a light pull, the motor starts opening the blinds automatically. It Additionally stops whenever it encounters any resistance or obstruction after opening or closing. It is Furthermore a noiseless product with its operating noise much less than 30dB. The device moreover arrives with other support services like door and window measurement, customised window rails and others.
The Aqara Smart Silent curtain motor ships with a price tag tag of 549 Yuan (~$80) and is presently in the world on the Youpin crowdfunding platform for funding. There is Furthermore the setup of the motor with a 3-meter straight rail and installation service for 1099 yuan ($161).