Eelectron Announces Availability of its New Universal Actuators and Dimmers Line

Eelectron SpA is glad to present the new universal actuators and dimmers line, now available in stock: NEW – Universal Modules 4/8/12 OUT- 16A with manual control: New range of Universal Actuators with manual control 4 – 8 – 12 OUT 16A now available, below you can find the references about the products models: BO04B01KNX […]

Country Profile: Qatar

By Rasoul Moghaddam, Armiti Group. The State of Qatar is a sovereign Arab country and an absolute monarchy. It comprises a small peninsula on the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula and its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Qatar […]

Trade Talk: The Third Amendment – A Change to UK Wiring Regulations

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Summer is here; schools are winding down, the exams are over, the holiday beckons. It has been a busy year for most systems integration companies in the UK from what I gather. Business was good pre-election, but post, it seems to be positively booming. So it is quite likely […]

First Principles: Setting the Scene for the Holidays

By Nikita Thompson, Ivory Egg. Going away for the weekend should be a simple and enjoyable exercise, but often we end up spending so much time and energy getting our house ready to go, we set off on holiday already stressed out. With a KNX scene, all of this hassle is avoided – even if […]

Best Practice: Programming in ETS – Back to Basics

By Christophe Lavergne, DMC USA. When we train people in KNX technology, we often see bad habits that they have developed when programming. Whether a newbie or an old hand, their projects in ETS software fail to have a correct structure and/or documentation. Some of the most common problems we see in ETS projects are […]

Extron Electronics Joins the KNX Association

Extron Electronics designs and manufactures AV components that work together to convert, switch and distribute signals, and control entire AV systems from a single interface. Its products enable effective communication in a variety of presentation environments, such as classrooms, boardrooms, houses of worship, lecture halls, and control centers. Today it has 30 offices worldwide, and […]

KNX Project Design Guidelines

The “KNX Project Design Guidelines” intend to assist KNX Partners to realise KNX projects in a proper and structured manner. They are meant to complement the “KNX Project Checklists”, which concentrate on the project handling starting from the identification of the customer requirements up to the handover. The KNX Association has elaborated these “KNX Project […]

Futurasmus China and GIRA Hong Kong Complete First KNX Basic Training Course

The first KNX Basic Training Course was successfully held by Futurasmus China and GIRA Hong Kong in Macao in June 2015. All the trainees passed the theoretical exam and practical exam with distinction and obtained the official “KNX Partner certificate” which awarded by the KNX Association and “KNX specialist certification” which awarded by Futurasmus Zentrum […]

KNX Professionals Netherlands Receives High-Quality Submissions for its 2015 Awards

KNX Professionals Netherlands will announce the winner of its 2015 Awards during Elektrotechniek which takes place from 29 September to 2 October in Utrecht. The quality of entries is exceptionally high and covers a wide variety of projects. For example, one of the projects submitted is the major technical renovation of the Siemens headquarters in […]

Gartner Says Smart Cities Will Use 1.1 Billion Connected Things in 2015

Smart Homes to Lead with 294 Million Connected Things in Use in 2015 Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city mayors to constantly balance the challenge of resource constraints against environmental sustainability concerns. Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015 (see Table 1), rising to […]