Services & Support Live Training LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF DESIGN AND SPECIFICATION

Partner with Somfy Systems and learn the fundamentals of design and specification using the Somfy Digital Network™ (SDN) intelligent motor and control solutions. This program will provide attendees a competitive advantage and enable leadership in the automated shading industry with instruction on how to properly design and build efficient automated shading systems in residential or commercial projects.

Radio Technology Somfy (RTS) Fundamental Training

Beginner Level Training

This course is designed for fundamental understanding of RTS, to expand your knowledge of motorization and to teach you how to offer a smart home experience to your customers.

You will learn about the following:

  • Discover RTS controls
  • Understanding channels
  • Discover RTS Motors
  • Basic Programming
  • Sensors
  • mylink
  • Voice control with Alexa and Google via IFTTT

Who is this for?

  • Beginner level


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Hands-On RTS Training

Beginner Level Training

Learn how to offer compelling lifestyle solutions for any budget and make the process simple and enjoyable for you and your customers. You will learn selling techniques on how to sell motorization into the smart home as well as take a hands on approach to RTS.

You will learn about the following:

  • How to sell motorization into the smart home
  • How to sell maintenance contracts to your customers
  • Hands-on programming of RTS motors
  • Hands-on programming of the Indoor Sunis
  • Hands-on programming of myLink


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SDN Technical Training

Advanced Level Training

In This course you will understand the power and benefits of the Somfy Digital Network (SDN) solutions.

You will learn about the following:

  • SDN Network
  • Discover Somfy Motors
  • Discover User interfaces and bus distribution components
  • SDN Wire Topology
  • Physical connections and understand wiring requirements
  • Learn to design a floor plan for an SDN system
  • Introduction into animeo IP

Who is this for?

  • Intermediate to advance level
  • Geared toward companies that deal with High-End Residential, Commercial and Hospitality companies
  • Companies who want to expand their motorization offering to a hard-wired offering
  • Installers, specifiers and project managers are welcome
  • Not for exterior use.

Before you register, please consider these points:

  • This course will not discuss RTS or ZigBee
  • This course will not discuss standard motors


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Hands-On SDN Training

Advanced Level Training

This course expands the fundamental knowledge learned in the SDN Technical Training and applies it to a hands-on approach.

You will learn about the following:

  • Complete hands on exercises to program limits, program keypads, groups, and intermediate positions
  • Navigate through the different SDN software
  • USB to RS485 Converter
  • Learn to plan groups
  • Programming of the UAI Plus

Mandatory Requirements

  • Windows 10 or higher PC
  • No MAC computers unless they are running a Windows OS
  • Have an Available USB Port
  • Has Admin Privileges
  • Installation of the Somfy Motor configuration Software and the SDN Keypad Software is required (see https://www.somfypro.com/services-support/software)
  • Please ensure your PC has .Net Framework 3.5 checked (See “Windows Features” on your PC to check)
  • Please ensure the latest version of Google Chrome is installed on the PC

Who is this for?

  • Intermediate to advance level
  • Installers and Programmers
  • Geared toward companies that deal with High-End Residential, Commercial and Hospitality companies

Before you register, please consider these points:

  • This course will not program RTS or ZigBee
  • This course will not program standard motors


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Integration Day Training

Advanced Level Training

This course will feature various solutions for integrating interior and exterior shading. Learn what it takes to integrate the Universal Automation Interface Plus (UAI Plus) and the myLink into third-party automation systems. We will also discuss other specialized products that integrate motorized window coverings powered by Somfy into third-party automation systems.

You will learn about the following:

  • What is integration
  • Somfy Interfaces
  • Demonstration of integrating RTS motors into Control 4 (myLink)
  • Demonstration of integrating SDN into Control 4 (UAI Plus)
  • Somfy Connect LTI
  • Project Services & Support

Who is this for?

  • Intermediate to advance level
  • Integrators
  • Interior and Exterior companies looking to learn more about integrating Somfy Solutions


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All the trainings from now through April 30 are postponed

Somfy’s focus is to keep all employees and customers as safe as possible with the overwhelming concerns around the COVID-19 virus. With this in mind, Somfy will indefinitely postpone the upcoming live training events. We will be monitoring the ongoing developments of this situation closely and reevaluate new possible dates as macro conditions change. If you have registered for a live training event, Somfy will issue a refund for registration fees in the coming days. We will provide future updates at our Live Training webpage www.somfypro.com/live-training and via email. Please take extra precautions during this time and we look forward to seeing you at future training. For any questions or concerns please contact us at na_training@somfy.com.

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