Archives for June 26, 2013

The world’s first Wi-Fi-enabled digital window shade

SONTE Film controls the amount of light that passes through your window


EDMONTON, AB, Jun 26, 2013/ Troy Media/ – My house faces south, so mid-afternoon, especially in the summer, I like to shut my blinds to keep the living room cool. I also like my privacy.

But what happens if you left blinds open while you were out, only to find out that you might get home later than usual? You can control your lights and appliances in the house remotely from your smartphone, so why not the light shining through your windows?

Well, with SONTE Film, you can. And it has nothing to do with having motorized window coverings. Sonte is the world’s first Wi-Fi-enabled digital shade that controls the amount of light that passes through your window.

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Voltmaker charges simply with the flick of your wrist


Let’s face it; we never seem to have enough juice left in our batteries when we really need it. And this becomes even more critical in emergency situations when you consider last year’s Hurricane Sandy, the tornados in Oklahoma and the recent flooding in Calgary and Southern Alberta, where one never knows if or when electricity would be available to recharge our batteries.