The electric motor for your terrace awning is easily operated with a switch. Would you like it to be even easier? Then you should certainly look at the home automation options.
Various home automation systems
Remote control with transmitter and receiver
Wind sensors: protect your terrace awning against unexpected gusts of wind and heavy storms
Solar cells: which ensure that the fabric of your terrace awning is unrolled when the sun shines
Combination of wind and sun automation so that the awning is unrolled or rolled up when it is windy or sunny