So you want to be able to control your existing window shades from your smartphone? The AXIS Gear has you covered. It is a solar-powered, motorized solution for window shades. It fits any window shade and lets you put it on a schedule. The device also has light, temperature, humidity, and presence sensors.
Gear is expected to support IFTTT, so you will be able to create your own rules to automate your shades. Its external power module has premium solar panels to keep your system going. Yet another Indiegogo project.