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 […]

Interview: Joost Demarest on KNX Secure

With the threat of hacking ever-present, KNX Association has developed KNX Secure – a robust security solution for wired, wireless and IP-based installations. In this exclusive interview with KNXtoday, KNX Association CFO & CTO, Joost Demarest, talks strategy and implementation. KNXtoday: Why is security a priority for KNX Association? JD: In the past, there was […]

Show Report: KNXperience 2021 conference highlights

The second KNXperience took place online over three days from 28-30 September 2021. Yasmin Hashmi picks highlights from the conference presentations. Opening Speech: KNX is Innovation, Innovation is KNX Franz Kammerl, President, KNX Association, opened proceedings by saying how innovation is the DNA of KNX. He then announced key innovations, including the highlight of KNXperience […]

KNXperience 2021 Show Preview: THE event of the year for smart homes and buildings

Yasmin Hashmi previews the not-to-be-missed KNX event of the year, KNXperience, and gives some insider info on what visitors can expect and what the highlights will be. Held for the first time last year, KNXperience was created by KNX Association in response to pandemic restrictions and the cancellation of the Light +Building trade show normally […]

Show Report: KNX AV Conference 8 and 9 June 2021

Yasmin Hashmi reports on the first KNX AV Conference, with useful summaries of presentations and panel discussions, and links to the online videos. Building on the momentum generated by the recent ISE show, KNX Association hosted the first KNX AV Conference on 8 and 9 June 2021. The online experience was a rich mixture of […]