QMotion and Control4 Are Expanding Home Automation Integration


PENSACOLA, Florida - Homeowners can now experience more personalized integration with their QMotion shades through Control4's new EA series controllers with OS 2.9. All QMotion Qadvanced shades with ZigBee Home Automation v1.2 and Qadvanced Intelligent System hardwired shades automatically integrate with Control4 EA controllers.

Now available on all Control4 EA series controllers is OS 2.9 offering enhanced personalization for homeowners and expanded integration tools for dealers. With OS 2.9, Control4 rolls out an all-new shades experience, including a more intuitive interface to make it easy to control and automate window coverings throughout the home. Key to the new experience is support for integrating leading window shade manufacturer QMotion.

"We're excited to announce the new control options for our Qadvanced with ZigBee HA 1.2 and QIS shades," said Joe Selogy, president of QMotion. "Through our partnerships with integration companies like Control4, we're able to offer the best end-user experience for consumers and better assist our CEDIA customers."

"With our OS 2.9, homeowners can now create their own Wake Up and Sleep scenes including lighting, music, TV, shades and temperature, right from their Control4 touchscreens," explained Paul Williams, vice president of solutions at Control4. "Dealers can also customize the UI with Experience Drivers and dynamic, graphical icons so that customers' favorites can be placed within the UI for quick access and personalization."

QMotion's Qadvanced Intelligent System (QIS) for hardwired motorized shades feature single or dual hardwired switches, multichannel remotes, 2-way communication, patented manual override, and low power consumption for maximum energy savings. The QIS shades interface with leading home automation systems, including Vantage, Control4, Elan, RTI, Savant, and more.

For customers needing a wireless, battery operated shade with 2-way communication, QMotion recently launched the new Qadvanced with ZigBee Home Automation v1.2 motorized shades, engineered with native ZigBee specifications. Another industry exclusive for QMotion, the Qadvanced with ZigBee HA1.2 are the only battery operated shades available that have built in ZigBee capabilities without the need of additional plugins.

QMotion continues to deliver the exclusive features that customers demand including quiet motors, long battery life, multichannel remotes, patented manual override, and integration with the leading automation systems. The addition of 2-way communication allows for instant feedback of the shade position with automation applications.

For more information about QMotion, visit QMotionShades.com.

About QMotion
QMotion, a brand of Legrand, manufactures automated window coverings that are assembled in the United States and sold by a network of premium dealers and partners. QMotion manufactures motor control assemblies for automated window coverings that are integrated and sold by fabricators around the world. QMotion's industry-leading product line includes motorized roller shades, honeycomb shades and motorized drapery rods, are safe by design with no cords and can help reduce energy costs. The Qadvanced Roller Shades and Honeycomb Shades are the only automated products on the market that feature a patented manual override. Learn more about QMotion products and dealer opportunities at QMotionShades.com.
About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $6.0 billion in 2014. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Quiktron, Vantage, Watt Stopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.com.

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