myLink™ and Amazon Alexa
Using the Somfy myLink skill is easy and only requires three things to get started:
1. A fully-operational Somfy myLink system (mobile device with app + at least 1 Somfy myLink device) with connected RTS products
2. Mobile device (iOS or Android) running the latest Somfy myLink app for account linking
3. A device with Amazon Alexa connected to an Amazon account
Talking to Amazon Alexa
Somfy myLink™ Skill – Control RTS channels, scenes, schedules and other myLink functions. Requires the skill’s “invocation name” (myLink) when speaking commands.
EX: “Alexa, ask myLink to raise kitchen blinds” – Channel named “kitchen blinds” opens
Home automation used to be technology for only the ultra-wealthy. However, the emergence of the smartphone and other touch-screen technologies has put touch screens in our hands and has made home automation something that is becoming commonplace in homes everywhere. And, automation is enabling homeowners to streamline controls for motorizing window coverings, as well as integrating lighting, home entertainment, security, heating, and air conditioning.