Hunter Douglas PowerView® Automation is an advanced window treatment operating system designed to offer convenience, customization, and style. It’s a wireless system that allows you to control and schedule the movements of your Hunter Douglas window treatments via a remote control, a mobile app, or voice commands. Here’s a detailed look at its features and functionalities:
1. Wireless Operation:
- Remote Control: PowerView® comes with the Pebble® Remote Control, a stylish and ergonomically designed device that can control individual or groups of shades in your home.
- Mobile App Control: The PowerView® App enables you to operate your window treatments on your smartphone or tablet. With the app, you can create and schedule custom positions for your shades.
2. Customization and Scheduling:
- Scene Creation: You can create “Scenes” — pre-programmed positions for your shades — tailored for different times of the day or activities.
- Scheduling: Shades can be scheduled to move to these scenes at different times of the day, automating light and privacy control based on your lifestyle.
3. Integration with Smart Home Systems:
- Smart Home Compatibility: PowerView® can be integrated with smart home systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, IFTTT, and more, enabling voice control and seamless integration with other smart home devices.
- Custom Integration: For advanced smart homes, PowerView® can also be integrated into custom home automation systems through its API.
4. Energy Efficiency and Security:
- Energy Savings: By optimizing the position of your shades, PowerView® can help in reducing heating and cooling costs.
- Security Enhancement: The scheduling feature can give the appearance that someone is home by moving shades even when you’re away, enhancing home security.
5. Multiple Power Options:
- Battery Operated: PowerView® is primarily battery-operated, making it easy to install and maintain without the need for electrical wiring.
- Rechargeable Battery Wand: An optional rechargeable battery wand is available for an eco-friendlier choice.
6. Design and Aesthetics:
- Pebble® Remote and Surface Remote: The remotes come in various colors to match or complement your home décor.
- Discreet Operation: The system is designed to work quietly and seamlessly, blending into your home environment.
7. Ease of Use and Accessibility:
- Intuitive Interface: Both the Pebble® Remote and the mobile app are user-friendly, with intuitive interfaces that make it easy to control your shades.
- Accessibility Features: The system is particularly beneficial for those with mobility challenges, as it eliminates the need for manual operation.
8. Customizable for Various Hunter Douglas Products:
- Wide Compatibility: PowerView® is compatible with a wide range of Hunter Douglas window treatments, including roller shades, cellular shades, Roman shades, and more.
9. Longevity and Warranty:
- Durable Design: Hunter Douglas ensures that the PowerView® system is built to last and offers a warranty for added peace of mind.
10. Network Connectivity:
- Wi-Fi Bridge: The PowerView® Hub connects to your home Wi-Fi network, allowing for remote control of shades even when you’re away from home.
In summary, Hunter Douglas PowerView® Automation provides a sophisticated, user-friendly, and customizable way to control window treatments. It enhances the convenience, energy efficiency, and security of your home, while seamlessly integrating with modern smart home ecosystems.