CEDIA 2014 - Somfy Systems Introduces Market Leading Sonesse® Ultra 50 Range of Quiet & Powerful Motors for Residential and Commercial Shading Solutions

The Strongest and Quietest Motors on the Market to Debut at CEDIA EXPO 2014

DENVER (September 9, 2014) - Somfy Systems, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of motors and controls for interior and exterior window coverings, is launching the new Sonesse® Ultra 50 motor range, the quietest and strongest range on the market. The range will debut at this year's CEDIA EXPO in Denver, CO September 10-13. This ultra-powerful and ultra-quiet solution can motorize a wide variety of window coverings, and is available in line voltage AC and low voltage DC. The Sonesse Ultra's unparalleled acoustic performance makes for an optimal near-silent user experience.

The flexible Sonesse Ultra offers a solution for both residential and commercial installations. In the home, window coverings powered by Somfy Sonesse Ultra motors can provide users with energy savings, privacy, and comfort. Additionally, the Sonesse Ultra range of motors can be integrated into many of the industry's leading home automation systems to provide homeowners with an added convenience. Sonesse Ultra motors can also be incorporated into commercial façade management systems to create a more comfortable and energy efficient work environment for building occupants and building managers. The motor range is compatible with Somfy's full range of control options and technologies, including wired, Radio Technology Somfy® (RTS), and RS485 network options.

"As the industry leader in motorized window coverings, we are consistently striving to set new standards for quality, reliability, innovation and ease-of-use," said Tom Murphy, Chief Operating Officer of Somfy North America. "Sonesse Ultra is emblematic of that approach, and we are proud to bring it to market. Now the quietest and strongest motor on the market, the flexibility of the Sonesse Ultra makes it the definitive solution for both residential and commercial projects."

To experience the Sonesse Ultra quiet motor range and Somfy's other residential and commercial motorized window solutions please visit booth #1176 at CEDIA EXPO 2014 in Denver, CO September 10-13.

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About Somfy Systems, Inc.

Somfy, the global leader in the manufacturing of strong, intelligent, quiet motors and electronic controls for both interior and exterior window coverings with more than 110 million motors produced since 1980, has North American headquarters located in Dayton, NJ.  For more than four decades, 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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