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What You Need to Know About Eve Blinds and Their New Smart Shades

Eve Blinds Collection and Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit with Matter Now Available in the U.S.

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When people think of getting smart shades or blinds, they start to worry about the cost and installation process, especially if they have a room with a lot of windows. Luckily, today, there are options for homeowners who want to turn their home into a smart home by adding smart shades or blinds that are affordable and easy to install. One of those options that just came to the market is from Eve, and this article will help you learn everything you need about their Eve Blinds and new smart shades.

For those of you who are hearing the name Eve for the first time, let me help you learn who they are and what they offer. Eve is a leader in the smart home industry, part of ABB (a German company), and focuses on comfort, safety, and energy efficiency. They offer an array of smart devices, from smart water monitoring devices (Eve Aqua) to smart lights and security cameras to help keep your home. GearBrain has tested many of its products over the past eight years and likes how they work and provide homeowners with an easy-to-install and use smart home ecosystem with unified control.

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Recently, the company added a new smart device to its lineup called the Eve Blinds Collection in the United States. This collection features custom-made smart shades powered by Eve MotionBlinds motors, which are available for configuration and purchase on Eve's website. Additionally, Eve has released the Matter-compatible Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit for Roller Blinds worldwide, enabling existing roller shades to be easily motorized and integrated into various smart home platforms. The Eve Blinds Collection starts at approximately $330, while the Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit is priced at $199.95.

"By automatically managing the natural light, the Eve Blinds Collection and Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit are the perfect additions to our portfolio because they maximize comfort and energy efficiency in the home," says Jerome Gackel, CEO of Eve." Whether you already have roller shades installed and want to motorize them or want a new and complete solution, Eve is the best place to start."

Key Features:

  • Eve Blinds Collection: These shades are made from high-quality materials and are available in various contemporary colors and fabrics, including the semi-transparent Mombassa Collection, the blackout Mombassa Collection, and the energy-efficient Solar Collection with a metalized backing.
  • Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit: This award-winning retrofit motor enhances existing roller shades with advanced Thread and Matter technology. It includes mounting brackets, covers, and adapters, ensuring compatibility with various roller blind tubes.

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Control and Integration: Shades from the Eve Blinds Collection and those upgraded with the Eve MotionBlinds Kit can be controlled via iPhone, Android devices, or voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. The Eve app allows users to create schedules and automate blinds based on their daily routines. The Matter standard and Thread network technology ensure a seamless setup and integration process.

Adaptive Shading and Energy Efficiency: For Apple Home platform users, the Matter-enabled roller blind motors with Eve MotionBlinds technology offer Adaptive Shading. This feature uses hyperlocal programming to adjust blinds dynamically based on the sun's position, reducing heat loss in winter and saving energy costs. This innovative technology recently won an Innovation Prize at the R+T trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany.

Pricing and Availability:

  • Eve Blinds Collection: This collection is available in the U.S., with prices starting at approximately $330. Fabric samples can be requested for free.
  • Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit: Available for $199.95 at www.evehome.com and on Amazon.

For more information and to purchase, visit the Eve Blinds Collection and Eve MotionBlinds Upgrade Kit.

If you want to see if your smart devices are compatible with Eve's new MotionBlinds or any other smart home tech, use the GearBrain Assistant. Our smart home compatibility find engine can help you find, buy, and connect any smart device. It can even help you find other smart devices or systems compatible with your existing smart devices, such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa-enabled devices.

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