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Hello, My name is Calum and I am the founder of OZ SMART THINGS. I am an Automation Electrician by trade. When I began in Automation I worked on domestic installations using the C-BUS systems, Sonos and integrated Av. I soon expanded into the commercial sector using further Clipsal products, Mode Lighting system, and Flex7. I then proceeded to the industrial automation working for a robotics company manufacturing and servicing equipment. It's easy to see that I love automation!   When I set about Automating my home using the latest technology which is Z-wave I was shocked by the limited...

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Philips Hue has been one of my favorite purchases in recent months, I love being able to control my lights remotely and have them on schedules. So the idea of being able to do the same with my blinds is very appealing and the Soma Smart Shades do that, for a relatively affordable price and can work with your existing blinds.   First thing first, you need to be aware that the Soma only really works on roller blinds, though it will probably work with vertical too (I haven’t tried that). It won’t work on the increasingly popular roman blinds as...

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