Do smart blinds need a special app?

Do smart blinds need a specific app to work or will they work with other home systems like Alexa?

Asked by Monika Lydia on 17th Mar 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Hi it depends on the controller but
In Most cases you have app control"
Answered on 17th Mar 2023 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
"They either work with remote control or an app depending on where you buy them from and the manufacturer"
Answered on 17th Mar 2023 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
"Yes, they can be convectional normal control blinds or App operated, Can be controlled with Alexa. eg Smart View Blinds.

Or you can controll new blinds with home automation with add on systems"
Answered on 17th Mar 2023 - Member since Mar 2016 - report
"Smart blinds will have their own individual App, however you should get smart blinds that have an app that is also compatible with Google or Alexa if you want Voice Control."
Answered on 19th Apr 2023 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"Alexa compatible smart blinds would work, check the information before purchasing"
Answered on 18th Mar 2024 - Member since Feb 2024 - report
"Serena shades also are compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings, and Logitech Harmony. The Lutron Smart Bridge is required for all Wi-Fi features. Buying the Lutron Serena or other Serena coverings is easy.
Yoolax Motorized Blinds Work with Alexa for Window, Remote Control Smart Shades Compatible with Google Home, Blackout Automatic Battery Solar Powered Shade Customized (Fabric Black) Usually ships within 4 to 5 days."
Answered on 20th Mar 2023 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
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