Siemens: A central nervous system for buildings

By Helmut Macht, CTO, Siemens Building Technologies Networked, energy self-sufficient, adaptable and, above all, smart – that is what the building of the future should be. Rapidly advancing digitalization in building technology will soon make this vision a reality. Whether it is ICT, the automobile industry, media, entertainment, finance or pharmaceuticals, the digital transformation has […]

Steinel Offers SensIQ KNX Motion Detector with Quadruple Sensor System

King of the infrared motion detectors The revolutionary sensIQ KNX for indoors and out, ideal for building entrances, loading bays, installation height up to 5 m, quadruple sensor system for optimum coverage over a 300° detection angle, 20 m range (tangential), metre-precision reach setting in 3 different directions. Remote control and corner wall mount bracket […]

KNX Association Announces Training Centre Conference in Dortmund, Germany

When: Friday, 09 December 2016, 8:30 AM – 3:45 PM [RST] Where: Benno-Elkan-Allee 2, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, 44137, Germany Each year KNX Association organizes a conference for KNX training centres. This year’s conference will consist of many interesting presentations by both the KNX Association as well as by some of the KNX members, amongst others […]

Basalte Announces Availability of its Asano Music App for iPhone

The Asano Music app for the Basalte S4 music server is now also available for iPhone! You can download it from the App Store. one app, everything you need The intuitive app is fit to your daily needs, ready to play your favourite music at any time. Its clearly arranged interface and unique room management […]

Johnson Controls International Joins the KNX Association

Johnson Controls is a global technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Since its invention of the first electric room thermostat in 1885, it has been committed to delivering innovative products that help the world run smoothly, smartly, simply and safely. Johnson Controls has grown tremendously during the past 130 years, […]

Futuresource Consulting Expects Voice Control to Feature in Smart Home Applications

Futuresource Consulting highlights the importance that voice will play in next generation CE products. In July 2015, Amazon launched its first audio device, called Echo, which has since become the bestselling wireless speaker in the US and is expected to sell around 3.9 million units by the end of this year (cumulative since launch), earning […]

Weinzierl Offers New KNX Power Supplies

Weinzierl stands for reliability and innovation – and with the devices KNX PS DSG 366 and KNX PS 367 we are expanding our product range to include the new category of power supplies for KNX: Compact 4 module housing (72 mm width) Output current: 640 mA with integrated Choke OLED display with menu Extensive diagnostic […]

Trade Talk: PIR Technology

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Motion detection is perceived by many as a relatively simple function to enable us to trigger fans or lights, whether internal or external. It’s not very clever and doesn’t require much by way of code to make it work. There are, however, myriad detector types utilising a wide array […]