Link Shades are easy to use Wifi Controlled Smart Shades. No Hub Is needed. Simply plug into the wall and mount on your window. Control your Shades through Amazon Alexa (Alexa, Set Shades to 30 Percent!) Use the Link Shades Web App to lift you shades on command or setup a schedule to customize them to your lifestyle. Connect your shades to other Smart Home devices through If This Then That (IFTTT). When needed simply use the control mount on the wall to move the shade when Smart Phone and Voice are not easily accessible.