Somfy North America in the News

The company’s TaHoma Gateway receives multiple awards.

THE TAHOMA GATEWAY PRODUCT FROM SOMFY, the world’s largest manufacturer of tubular motors for interior window coverings and exterior solar protections, was recently awarded Best New Style Concept in the Motorization and Automation category by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA). The company has also been recognized as advancing the industry’s ongoing commitment to child safety.

The 30th Annual WCMA Product Awards recognized the best new products, educational and merchandising programs, across ten categories, launched over the past year in the window covering industry. Somfy’s TaHoma was awarded in the Automation and Motorization category for its ability to control a wide range of interior and exterior motorized products and integrate with other modern smart devices through its open technology platform.

Earlier this year, TaHoma was awarded gold in the Connected Home category of the 2021 Most Valuable Product Awards for Residential Construction by Products Magazine for its use of open, forward-thinking technology and the convenience it delivers to homeowners.


In addition to this year’s product awards, the WCMA also recognized ten companies committed to chil safety. Somfy North America, among those ten, was recognized ford the inclusion of cordless or inaccessible cord operating systems in product designs. “Over the last 50 years, Somfy has been making life easier for millions of people across the globe and ensuring that our products are safe and long-lasting is a priority in our product development,” said David Parrett, Product Marketing Director, Somfy North America.

“As we imagine the homes of tomorrow, we continue to deliver sustainable smart home solutions that improve life and well-being and TaHoma is an innovative solution that helps to create smarter and more comfortable homes. We are excited to see TaHoma awarded as an innovative solution that helps create safer and more convenient homes, improving life and well-being,” added David Parrett, Product Marketing Director, Somfy North America.TaHoma seamlessly integrates with a variety of leading smart home devices to brighten homes every day with natural and artificial light. Somfy North America’s TaHoma gateway uses technology that’s open and forward-looking, providing a single platform for Radio Technology Somfy® (RTS), Somfy’s exclusive control platform, which enables users to adjust motorized interior window coverings and exterior products from virtually anywhere. This also allows users to adjust automated applications and create scenes and schedules for motorized window coverings and other connected smart home devices to deliver a truly customized experience. A “Leaving Home” scenario created in the TaHoma App can lower the shades and switch off the lights, activated by voice command or with a click of a button on a connected smartphone.