Xiaomi is entering our home with a new smart gadget. The product was created with a subsidiary Aqara, which specializes in the production of intelligent home appliances. Xiaomi Aqara Smart Curtain Motor B1 is a smart motorized garnish for your curtains.
No cables thanks to the built-in battery
Aqara already has one smart garnish in its portfolio, but the new model comes with major improvements. The manufacturer added this time 3030 mAh battery, which will make installation much easier and it will not be necessary to run cables for use. The advantage is that the battery is removable, which makes charging perfectly easy. The battery status is induced by 4 LEDs.
The manufacturer states battery life up to 6 months. The user does not have to deal with frequent charging. The battery cells are designed with the utmost regard for safety, integrate an intelligent BMS system and 6-layer protection. The user can view the detailed battery status directly in the application, through which it is possible to control the smart garnish.
Sync with other smart home devices
The Aqara Smart Curtain Motor B1 is a real smart garnish. It can be paired with several smart home devices from the Xiaomi portfolio. From an ordinary manual button, through voice XiaoAI assistant until Aqara smart door handle. The curtains will be sharpened / closed with one voice command or automatically when the door is opened.
To pair with other smart home devices, it is first necessary to connect the gantry with the Zigbee gateway. The application is also possible planwhen the curtains should be automatically sharpened / closed and in what range they will be sharpened. And so that you don't accidentally forget how the curtains are opened / obscured manually, the manufacturer has also incorporated a manual mode.
This smart "fun" for the home is currently available through the crowdfunding platform YouPin. Homeowners can get it for 599 yuan, which after conversion is based on 77 € / 1990 CZK.
Home products can be ordered together with the product also assembly directly by experts, while such a package costs them 999 yuan - 130 € / 3300 CZK. It is very likely that this product will not be released.