Meet the AXIS Gear: a smart little gadget that lest you automate your window blinds, shades, and curtains. It can be installed in as few as 5 minutes. Gear is compatible with any window blind or shade that has a cord loop or beaded chain. You can control your blinds from your smartphone or using the Touch Strip controls.
The AXIS Gear is compatible with ZigBee smart hubs. It costs under $250 at this time.