Light + Building 2022 Show Report: Part 3 – trends in the KNX market

In Part 3 of her four-part series on Light + Building – the world’s leading trade fair for home and building automation, Yasmin Hashmi gives an overview of the larger players in the KNX market and what trends are being set. Overarching everything at Light + Building 2022 was a green theme, and this was […]

Light + Building 2022 Show Report: Part 1 – KNX Association overview

In Part 1 of her four-part series on Light + Building – the world’s leading trade fair for home and building automation, Yasmin Hashmi gives an overview of KNX Association’s presence at the show. It’s quite shocking to think that the last time we were at Light +Building was four years ago in 2018. Having […]

Show Preview: Light + Building 2022 – a spectacular show for KNX

After four long years, Light + Building will open its doors at the Frankfurt Messe, from 2-6 October 2022. Yasmin Hashmi previews what will be the biggest event for KNX this year. Light + Building is the world’s leading tradeshow for lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation and connected safety and security technology. It […]

Saving the Planet: KNX is the ideal choice for energy management

Joost Demarest discusses why, through a rich variety of products, integration with power generation, storage and delivery systems, and compliance with the EN50491-12-2 standard, KNX is the ideal choice for managing energy in buildings. Stating that the world has dramatically changed over the last three years would hardly be a surprise to anyone. Supply shortages […]

Show Report: KNX at ISE 2022 in Barcelona

Yasmin Hashmi presents some of the KNX highlights of the first full Integrated Systems Europe show since 2020. As the first full ISE show since February 2020, ISE 2022 took place at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía on 10-13 May and was hailed a success by the show organisers and the Presenting Show Partner, […]

KNX Secure: how safe are voice assistants?

Whilst KNX IP Secure and KNX Data Secure protect KNX installations from unauthorised local or remote access, Christian Kiefel reminds us that we must also consider the security of cloud-based voice assistants connected to systems within the home. The market for voice-controlled assistants is rapidly expanding worldwide, and is expected to grow by 7% per […]

KNX Secure: ensuring system security in a connected world

Simon Buddle explains why any building control system which can be physically or electronically tampered with must be made secure, and why KNX Secure is the answer. KNX Secure is the most important system update that we will ever see. The global data network is fraught with danger, as it is open to any would-be […]

KNX IoT: the future lies in IP

KNX has proven itself in self-contained installations, but as control networks expand across different trades and the Internet of Things grows, Yasmin Hashmi explains how the future clearly lies in IP KNX was created over 30 years ago to facilitate the integration of diverse applications from different vendors of smart home and building technology, into […]

Outlook for 2022: KNX Powers On

Yasmin Hashmi summarises interviews with the KNX Association and a selection of its members to see why KNX is so popular around the world, and what its direction of travel will be during 2022. Whatever the challenge, be it a pandemic or catastrophic climate change, KNX is up to the job. The resourceful KNX community […]