Futuresource Consulting Finds that Voice Pervades the Smart Home

At Futuresource Consulting’s recent Audio Collaborative event in London, Simon Bryant, Director of Research at Futuresource moderated an expert panel entitled ‘Voice Pervades the Smart Home – Who will have control?’. Consisting of Theunis Scheepers, Country Manager for Alexa Voice Services at Amazon; Joel Sietsema, SVP of Brand Management at Sound United; Shan Eisenberg, Commercial […]

Smart Cities 2019 Presents New Opportunities for City Development

Innovations in industrial and Home Automation – which companies will be a part of SEE Smart Cities 2019? The next edition of ‘Smart Cities’ (April 16-18, 2019, Sofia) will present the new opportunities for city development and will meet suppliers with their potential customers and distributors not only from Bulgaria but also from the region […]

Trade Talk: KNX Twisted Pair – it’s not Just a Little Piece of Wire

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. It was literally just a little piece of wire, a bit of swarf, a metal splinter. But it worked its way into the centre of my index finger, and once there, it proceeded to make itself known every time I had to open a bottle, unscrew a jar or […]

Applications: Setting Scenes using Keypads and Detectors

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. Christmas is all about creating a scene. Be it a nativity scene, a beautifully-set dining room table or falling out with your family over that ill-advised game of Monopoly! Lighting scenes are one of the simplistic ways to set the right atmosphere, and as per the Lighting Scenes using ETS […]

Product Article: Weinzierl KNX IP Products Helping to Bring the Internet to Things

By Thomas Weinzierl, Weinzierl Engineering GmbH. The IoT (Internet of Things) is currently on everyone’s lips. The fact that many systems can be connected via the Internet has been a reality for some time, but for the consumer, access is typically via a PC or smartphone, and they are faced with a choice of questionable […]

Case Study: KNX in the Santa Claus Village of Rovaniemi, Finland

By Olaf Stutzenberger, ABB. Completed in December 2017, Santa Claus Village is located in the Arctic Circle at Rovaniemi, Finland. Created by Finnish hotelier, Santa’s Hotels, Santa Claus Village comprises 71 high-tech igloos featuring glass walls and a glass roof. Despite the design of the 20m2 igloos appearing simple, they conceal a lot of high-performance […]

KNX Association Invites You to Play its Advent Calendar Game

The holiday period is around the corner and this is the ideal opportunity for KNX Association to hand out gifts to you. With the support of our KNX Members we invite you to play the KNX Advent Calendar Game, where you can win KNX Devices every day. How does it work? Visit the KNX Advent […]

Smart Building Conference Offers 30% Discount on Registration Until 8 January 2019

4 February 2019 at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre Now in its 9th edition, the Smart Building Conference is the one chance for ISE attendees each year to follow the important trends in the building industry that affect the technology inside the building. From conference rooms to smart homes to smart office buildings to multi-dwelling units, […]

GEZE Promotes Better Buildings through Connectivity

Smart buildings must begin with smart planning and designers must play their part by considering connectivity at the beginning of the design process. That was the foundation of a talk on ‘Building Better Buildings Through Connectivity’ given by Spencer Allen, GEZE UK’s National Sales Manager for Window Technology, which took place at the recent Smart […]