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Insight attached most of the shades and draperies in the house—all 136 of them—to motorized hardware from Somfy so that the fabric would move over the glass automatically at preset times of the day. For example, in the morning certain drapes and shades in the main living areas of the house open to invite in the sunlight; at night they close for privacy. Of course, any one of the motors can be actuated independently or in a group from signals sent by the homeowner via his or her iPad.
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