ABB Presents its Millenium Access Control KNX System for Hotels

ABB, a global leader in power and automation, is presenting the Millenium Access Control which offers comprehensive solutions and convenient functionalities with KNX. Top hotels such as the 447-room Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh in the Saudi Arabian capital, the 471-room Mövenpick Tower in Dubai, the 150-room Holiday Inn in Turin and other exclusive hotels such as […]

Gira Introduces E3 Switch Range with Rounded Corners and Soft-Touch Surfaces

Gira E3: carrying on the System 55 success story With Gira E3, the solution provider is moving forward with exceptionally responsive switch ranges, complementing its range of modern building technologies. In deliberate contrast to the linear, strict form of the E2 line, Gira is pursuing a soft design with the E3. Gentle, rounded contours and […]

ABB Enhances its Lighting Control Portfolio

ABB, a global player in power and automation, is expanding its product range in lighting control with redesigned DALI potentiometers, an LED dimmer KNX and a new version of the successful UP rotary dimmer launched in 2012. The range will be introduced in Germany, Netherlands and Austria under the Busch-Jaeger brand – a member of […]

TA Technology (Shanghai) Joins the KNX Association

TA Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is a professional third-party testing and evaluating service provider. TA provides certification and testing services for communication products, electrical and electronic information security, etc. To date, TA has 19 professional labs for national and international testing and certification (including SAR, OTA, Wi-Fi, RF, EMC, etc.). The TA lab has received […]

JUNG Introduces its Compact KNX Presence Detector Mini

Small presence detector with great performance Nothing escapes it: the JUNG KNX presence detector mini with integrated bus coupling unit in standard and universal versions. It is designed to control lighting systems, room thermostats, and other electrical loads as needed. Its compact structure is combined with options for ceiling installation. Depending on the particular room […]

CEDIA Extends Deadline for its 2016 Awards

CEDIA has extended the deadline for its annual Awards to Monday 25th April 2016. The new deadline provides CEDIA members with an extra week to finalise and submit their entries to the most prestigious awards scheme in the home technology industry. “The industry has never been busier than it currently is and we recognise that […]

Show Report: Light + Building 2016

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday  Ever since the last Light + Building in 2014, where we were blown away by the sheer scale of the event and the impressive KNX presence there, we have been looking forward to this year’s show. Hailed as the world’s biggest event for lighting, electrical technology and home and building automation, […]

Show Report: KNX Messages and Developments from Light+Buiding 2016

By George Lazos, Quantum KNX++ Training Centre. This year Light+Building (Frankfurt, 13-18 March) managed to score a new record of 2,589 exhibitors from 55 countries and a total of 216,000 trade visitors from 160 countries, all looking for innovative products, solutions and new business opportunities. Visiting the fair, especially for L+B newbies, is a life-changing […]

Trade Talk: The Smart Home Jigsaw

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. We live in a time when the terms ‘smart home’ and ‘connected home’ are freely dropped into conversation. Indeed the word ‘smart’ seems to be ubiquitous in current marketing parlance; I had a bottle of ‘smart’ water just the other day. Really? I mean, come on! Anyway, before we […]

Tips: How to Choose the Right Products and Documentation

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. Following my previous articles about how to sell and specify KNX, the next stage is to finalise the choice of products and issue supporting documents. You may be keen to get on with the installation, but getting these next few points below completed first, will pay dividends at the end […]