This $99 gadget lets you voice control your curtains — or even schedule them to open automatically at sunrise

Meet the SwitchBot Curtain Rod 2, a 2nd generation IoT accessory that makes your curtains smart, allowing you to open or close them with your voice or an app. Designed to fit the existing SwitchBot Curtain device, allowing you to attach the device to virtually any curtain rod in the home, this nifty gadget makes your smart home a little smarter. When paired with the Rod 2, the SwitchBot Curtain can automatically open or close based on the time of day and how much sunlight you need, or can even be set to automatically render a room brighter when jumping on a video call, or darker just before you sit down to watch a movie.

Developer: Wonder Tech Lab

Click here to buy now: $79.20 $99 (20% discount with promo code “SAVE20”). Hurry, sale ends May 29.


A Kickstarter success that spawned a whole slew of smart home gadgets, the SwitchBot Curtain debuted in 2019. The gadget also won the Red Dot Design Award in 2022 and the Good Design Award in 2020, as well as becoming a finalist. at the 2020 IDEA Awards. He even raised nearly $1.5 million for his simple, sophisticated, and universally appealing idea — machines play a vital role in how you start each day. A machine (your clock) wakes you up each day, a machine brews your coffee for you, and a separate machine toasts your slices of bread… so why not have a machine that opens the curtains each morning so the sunlight shines on your bedroom ? The Rod 2 is an accessory that allows the SwitchBot Curtain to achieve this feat, automating your mornings and your life.

Features an all-new DynamiClamp design – no need to worry about the SwitchBot curtain getting stuck while in use.

The Rod 2, as the name suggests, allows your SwitchBot Curtain to move up and down curtain rods. Designed as an upgrade from its predecessor (the Rod V1), the Rod 2 comes with an improved set of wheels to help it move up and down telescoping curtain rods with ease. The Rod 2’s wheel layout is inspired by an off-road car, SwitchBot’s design team mentions, with wheels 1.6 times larger, helping it easily get up and down a rod curtain. It even has a new independent flexible suspension system, allowing it to move easily over the small steps found on the junctions of the telescopic rods.


Even More Compatible Fit – Works on many types of curtain rods like Back Tap, Grommet, Tab Top, Ring Top.

Top of the tab.

Upper ring.

Eyelet.

Although small in size, the SwitchBot curtain can push up to 8 kg (17 lb) of curtain.

Control via their app – Automate your curtains to open or close and a time you set.

Incredible Energy Saving Battery – Enjoy a huge battery life of 8 months, or even longer when used with our solar charging panel to help your SwitchBot curtain stay charged at all times.

The SwitchBot Solar Panel is a great way to ensure the SwitchBot Curtain is always charged.

The Rod 2 accessory works with the classic $99 SwitchBot curtain. The entire device takes just seconds to install and works with virtually all types of curtain rods/tracks, as well as 99% of curtain types (even double-sided ones). Once assembled, the SwitchBot Curtain packs enough pulling power to pull curtains as heavy as 17 pounds, and comes with a built-in 3350mAh battery and even an optional solar panel to keep it running forever without you. have to worry about charging it!

Click here to buy now: $79.20 $99 (20% discount with promo code “SAVE20”). Hurry, sale ends May 29.

Ryan H. Bowman