IKEA is either popular or unpopular depending on who you ask.
To some, it’s overpriced while, for others, it is actually cheaper than equivalent products from other furniture makers.
At least for some smart home enthusiasts, IKEA actually offers the only affordable alternative for a very specific and niche product: smart blinds.
The IKEA SmartShades, specifically the Fyrtur, has been keeping fans and hopeful buyers in the US on the edge but, finally it seems that their long wait is finally over.
There has been no shortage of smart home demonstrations that showed how you can make the perfect cozy home atmosphere by controlling the lights and the temperature.
Few, if not none, talk about the one environmental factor homeowners usually have little automated control over: sunlight.