Somfy Digital Network 2.0 Products Redefine Installation and Reliability of Automated Shading Solutions

The SDN 2.0 product line Simplifies Installation and Enhances Connectivity to Improve Automated Shading System Design

DAYTON, NJ-- Somfy Systems, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of tubular motors for interior and exterior window coverings, is proud to unveil the Somfy Digital Network (SDN) 2.0 family of support products, a powerful solution for building management. SDN 2.0 products solve common design challenges by simplifying system troubleshooting, enhancing connectivity options, reducing common installation headaches and delivering more efficient ways to distribute power and data.


"SDN 2.0 is an example of Somfy's constant drive for innovation," said Tom Murphy, Chief Operating Officer of Somfy North America. "SDN 2.0 builds a cohesive system by increasing power and connectivity, while streamlining installation and planning for the design and integration community."

With this update, SDN 2.0 improves power and data distribution over the automated shading digital network and addresses common design and installation challenges. These updates also expand distance limitations, providing easier installation and control.

All SDN 2.0 devices feature automatic end-of-line termination, as well as built-in mis-wire protection. LED indicators provide the real-time status of power and data connections, ensuring everything operates smoothly. These control and safety features prevent design or installation mistakes which could damage the system, while making it easier to design, install and support.

Somfy's SDN 2.0 Certified Quality Promise ensures all products have met the highest quality standards for SDN communication and distribution by Somfy engineers. Systems built with SDN 2.0 certified products and installed by a trained professional are more reliable and better performing.

"SDN 2.0 solves challenges and expands possibilities," Murphy said. "With simplified connectivity between digital components, SDN 2.0 improves as much as it innovates."

SDN 2.0 will debut at CEDIA EXPO 2015; to learn more please visit Somfy at booth #3304 in Dallas, TX October 15-17.

About Somfy Systems, Inc.

Somfy, the global leader in the manufacturing of strong, quiet motors with electronic and app controls for both interior and exterior window coverings, has North American headquarters located in Dayton, NJ. Over 270 million users worldwide enjoy the more than 150 million motors produced by Somfy. During the past 40+ years, Somfy engineers have designed products for both commercial and residential markets to motorize window coverings such as interior shades, wood blinds, draperies, awnings, rolling shutters, exterior solar screens and projection screens. Somfy motorization systems are easily integrated with security, HVAC and lighting systems providing total home or building automation. For more information, visit www.somfysystems.com

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