Westerstrand Urfabrik Joins the KNX Association

Westerstrand Urfabrik AB market and produce modern time systems and information boards for use in public environments such as hospitals, schools, industry, retail and sport arenas. More than 60% of its deliveries are to foreign customers. The company, with about 70 co-workers, is privately owned and located in Töreboda, Sweden. Offices are also located in […]

Weinzierl Offers Secure KNX EnOcean Gateways

The new devices, KNX ENO 636 secure and KNX ENO 626 secure, encrypt radio communication with EnOcean devices as the first EnOcean KNX gateways on the market. In a networked world, security becomes a decisive factor, especially when transmitting radio, encryption is a must. The EnOcean Alliance has therefore defined corresponding security algorithms and has […]

Hager Launches Building Automation Solution Powered by Silicon Labs’ Multiprotocol Technology Supporting Bluetooth, KNX and Sigfox

Hager Smart RF Module Leverages Wireless Gecko SoC for Combined 2.4 GHz Bluetooth, Sub-GHz KNX and Sigfox LPWAN Connectivity Hager Group and Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) have collaborated to create a smart home platform that enables seamless connectivity for applications using multiple wireless standards including Bluetooth Low Energy (LE), KNX and Sigfox. The new Hager […]

My KNX Store Offers Gira X1 Promotion Kit and KNX Training

My KNX Store, a specialist arm of Park Electrical Distributors, is offering its customers the Gira X1 promotion kit. Aimed at the smart home market, the Gira X1, is a robust, professional automation app that is convenient and easy to use. It offers a user-friendly interface which perfectly visualises the KNX installation of a single-family […]

Ivory Egg Supports KNX at ISE 2018 with Products and Talks

Integrated Systems Europe is the world´s largest systems integration show. The annual four-day event takes place at the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 6th-9th February 2018, and hosts an extensive range of manufacturers from the AV and intelligent building sectors. Once again, Ivory Egg will be at the show supporting key KNX manufacturers ABB, Basalte, Gira, […]

ISE 2018 Offers Smart Building Guided Tours

Take the opportunity to participate in a walking tour across ISE 2018 to view the latest developments in smart home, smart office and smart building. Led by industry expert, Bob Snyder, Content Chairman of the Smart Building Conference, this two-hour tour highlights some of the most important smart technologies and solutions being showcased at ISE […]

Interview: Mike Blackman, ISE

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is the world’s largest trade show for professional audio/visual manufacturers and service providers. It attracts over 1200 international exhibitors and 75,000 attendees to a four-day exhibition that takes place in Amsterdam every February (6-9 February 2018). It’s a B2B show held in 15 halls at the RAI Amsterdam, supplemented by a […]

Overview: What will 2018 Bring the KNX Industry?

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. The beginning of another year – and in this year KNX will mark it 28th anniversary! I do often wonder at what point the founders of KNX realised that the system they had created was truly capable of establishing itself as the preferred solution for building automation. Without the Internet, […]

Trade Talk: Putting Power in the Hands of the Customer

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Whilst researching for an opening to this article, I did the usual Internet trawling to find some inspiration. Here were the top Google results for ‘Power’: ‘Should Donald Trump Have Power to Launch Nuclear Missiles?’ – an article in Time magazine. ‘Donald Trump betting odds’ – from the bookmaker, […]

Business: Wholesaler & Manufacturer Support for Systems Integrators on Large Projects

By Danny Lawless, ARK M&E Ltd. As KNX is being increasingly specified in home automation systems by consultants, especially in large multi-dwelling unit (MDU) high-rise buildings, the KNX part of the whole M&E (mechanical & electrical) tender is required to be costed as a specialist package. Some project tenders can be multi-stage, with the early […]