Xiaomi has today noted a new device under crowdfunding dubbed Aqara Smart Curtain Motor. This is an iteration of the Aqara Smart Curtain Motor initial introduced around 2017. But, the new Aqara Smart Curtain Motor is quite different from the initially variant in that this model ships with a built-in battery. So you don’t require to connect any wire or need 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 what could be controlled wirelessly. The device! operates on Zigbee curtains and blinds. The device 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. Also, the Smart device lets the homeowner to moreover set the timer in the Mi app to after the blinds are expected to open and close and the blinds respond automatically whenever it receives to the set time. This variant also arrives with support for XIaomi’s XiaoAI voice control.
In addition, there is a wireless swap which can alternatively be used to open and close the blinds with just a soft tap. The device also connects with the Mi home camera this sort of that when the user goes to the window, the home digital camera will automatically trigger the opening of the blinds and as soon as the user leaves, the blinds close. Further, the Aqara Smart curtain motor has a touch start function, these types 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 Additionally a noiseless device with its operating noise fewer than 30dB. The device also arrives with other support services such as door and window measurement, customised window rails and others.
The Aqara Smart Silent curtain motor comes with a value tag of 549 Yuan (~$80) and is currently out there on the Youpin crowdfunding platform for funding. There is In addition the setup of the motor with a 3-meter instantly rail and installation service for 1099 yuan ($161).