As of 1990, if one wanted to install a remote control curtain system in the privacy of their own home, doing so would have been quite pricey; however, as time has progressed such technology has become affordable. Prices of installing such a system in the United Kingdom is around £300. Given this affordability one may now have the option of installing remote controlled curtain systems in the comfort of your own home. Having a remote controlled curtain system allows you to have the convenience of opening and closing your curtains at the touch of a button; furthermore, having remote controlled curtain systems allows on to integrate many different types of curtains by making them work as one harmonious unit.
If one experiences difficulties with a constant source of light, installing remote controlled automated curtain systems is highly recommended. For example if one wishes to set up a home theater system in the comfort of their own home, it is essential that they have a remote controlled curtain system to regulate incoming light. Another situation wherein one would want to use remote controlled curtain systems within the home is when regulating the sleep of a child. If that child can not sleep due to incoming light, then a very efficient way to regulate the light is by installing a remote controlled system. This type of system will allow an individual to go about closing the curtains at a particular time without having to wake a child by having to rustle with the curtains.
Aside from using a remote controlled curtain system in the home, these type of light controlling devices are highly useful in the business sphere. Many businesses have chosen to use them in boardrooms, training rooms, lecture theaters, and conference facilities. When using them in a corporate setting, it will allow a business to appear professional and operate their function efficiently without the interruption of having to wait five minutes before beginning a meeting in order to close the windows before a presentation.
Essentially remote controlled curtains work by the remote control sending an infrared signal to a receiver on the curtains. This infrared receiver is installed into the curtain track of curtains. After installing the curtain track in an appropriate window, the curtains will installed onto the track. When finished hooking up the curtains to the track, the remote may be used. When the remote is used an infrared signal is sent an infrared receiver on the curtain track. This receiver receives the signal from the remote and gets passed to a microprocessor, which goes about closing the curtains by using the curtain tracks.