Bond Bridge Pro RF-to-WiFi Control Platform Now Extends to Interior Window Shades Powered by Nice Sun Shading Solutions

Cresskill, NJ - July 14, 2022 -
Olibra, parent company of the award-winning Bond Bridge RF-to-WiFi home control solutions, today announced compatibility with Nice interior window shade motors.

The Bond Bridge Pro ($379) simplifies and unifies control of window shades, awnings, and ceiling fans by replicating their RF remote controlís commands. The Bond Home Smartphone / Tablet App brings new capabilities too. This includes scheduling / programming, plus voice-control through Josh.ai, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and SmartThings Apps. Bond Bridge Pro controls up to fifty devices in a 3,500 square foot home and for larger installations multiples can be used.

In North America, Nice does not offer a native app solution like Bond Bridge. In the past installers have had to piece together third-party accessories which are not as robust. Bond Bridge Pro is the only way to wirelessly control Nice powered window shades natively in North America. It can also now serve as a single unifying operating system when Nice and other shade motors are used in an installation. This streamlines the effort, reduces accessories costs and eliminates the need for additional training.

Bond Bridge Pro operates shades by Somfy, Nice, J. Geiger, Rollease Acmeda, Bofu, A-OK, and Dooya and integrates with ELAN, Savant, Control4, Crestron, URC, RTI, Homebridge and Hubitat home automation systems. In 2021 CE Pro Magazine recognized Bond Bridge Pro with their IoT/Connected Product award (Control Interface category) which honored residential and commercial market IoT-related products.

Bond Bridge Proís functionality plays to the very heart of what consumers seek in smart shade control.
This is validated in Bond Bridgeís extensive survey of 100,000 active users of the Bond Bridge platform. Easy-to-read and informative, the survey identifies that convenience, voice control, integration, security and Smarthome are all key drivers. Access the survey here: https://bit.ly/3BspihN

Nice S.p.A. is an Italian multinational company that designs, manufactures, and markets home automation products in over one hundred countries around the world. Solutions include residential and commercial interior blinds, exterior shades, awnings and shutters, automated gates and door operations, security solutions and accessories. Nice is the parent of Nortek Control and ELAN control systems, of which the Bond platform is compatible.

About Bond Bridge
The Bond Bridge Platform is from Olibra, a technology company established in 2016 that is dedicated to making the smart home easier to create, simpler to use and more delightful to live with. The Bond Bridge Platform was launched in 2018 as a solution to bridge RF to Wi-Fi control of motorized window shades, ceiling fans and fireplaces via Smartphones and tablets. The value of Bond Bridge continues to grow as its compatibility expands to include Savant, Control4, Crestron, Elan, RTI, URC, Homebridge, Hubitat, Josh.ai, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and SmartThings. The Bond Bridge Pro was launched in 2021, with expanded range and capability, ideal for AV integrators. Twitter @Bond4Home www.bondhome.io

About Nice
Nice S.p.A. is an Italian multinational company that designs, manufactures, and markets home automation products in over one hundred countries throughout the world.
As befits our Italian heritage, we are passionate about design and therefore seek to provide products that are not just technologically advanced, but also aesthetically pleasing and extremely simple to use. It is all about improving the quality of life by simplifying everyday tasks and movements. And at Nice North America, we bring it all to you with the can-do attitude of our sales, management, and assembly teams.
We offer you a full line of automation systems for gates, garage doors, road barriers, screen and shade systems, awnings, and shutters for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings domestically, too.
We look forward to working with you to make homes and workplaces more efficient, more ergonomic and more beautiful. https://www.niceforyou.com/na

Olibra/Bond Bridge Media Inquiries
For all Olibra/Bond Bridge media inquiries please contact Muto Communications:
Paul Muto at paul@mutocomm.com / phone: 516.662.5374
Richard Frank at richard@mutocomm.com / phone: 949.637.0700

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