Mon. Jul 22nd, 2019

Ikea’s smart blinds get a new October 1st release date in the US

Source: https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/6/14/18679040/ikea-smart-blinds-october-1st-release-date-us

Ikea’s smart blinds get a new October 1st release date in the US

Ikea’s previously delayed Fyrtur and Kadrilj smart blinds have gotten a new US release date of October 1st, the company confirmed today, following the newly announced August launch in Sweden.

The smart blinds were originally planned to launch in the US on April 1st, but Ikea had delayed the launch for a firmware update because it found “an opportunity for improved functionality.” The company promises that you’ll be able to control the blinds with a phone using the Ikea Trådfri smart home app, and through that, with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant voice commands.

Smart blinds themselves aren’t a new concept, but Ikea’s spin on the take grabbed attention when it was first…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/6/14/18679040/ikea-smart-blinds-october-1st-release-date-us

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