Certified: VDE Approves KNX Secure

Top testing and certification organisation approves KNX Secure for its cyber security and robustness against attacks. The VDE (Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies) is one of the largest technical and scientific associations in the world. It offers testing and certification services and is well known for its competence and adherence to high technical […]

KNX IoT: Broadening the KNX Development Landscape

Jesus Arias discusses how KNX IoT makes it even easier to create products, solutions and services, and explains the main features of the KNX IoT 3rd Party API server and the KNX IoT Point API device. Developing a KNX solution was a very straightforward exercise 30 years ago: a KNX device was, in a simplified […]

Better Living: KNX is ideal for the accessible home

Simon Buddle explains why KNX is the ideal solution for a smart home that can bring significant benefits to people with disabilities whilst remaining adaptable to new technologies. Selling expensive systems into posh homes is something that many of us take for granted. It’s super cool for customers who love the technology, but can be […]

KNX Secure: how safe are voice assistants?

Whilst KNX IP Secure and KNX Data Secure protect KNX installations from unauthorised local or remote access, Christian Kiefel reminds us that we must also consider the security of cloud-based voice assistants connected to systems within the home. The market for voice-controlled assistants is rapidly expanding worldwide, and is expected to grow by 7% per […]

Juniper Research Forecasts Smart Building Deployments to Exceed 115 Million Globally in 2026

Efficiency Savings Drive Demand A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of buildings globally deploying smart building technologies will reach 115 million in 2026, from 45 million in 2022. This growth of over 150% reflects increasing demand for energy efficiency from businesses and residents alike, as energy costs spike. Juniper Research defines a […]

NSA (Modern Automation Systems) Joins the KNX Association

NSA (Modern Automation Systems) is a company that develops and manufactures smart switches and devices for the smart home. It also has software for the smart house system. Currently, the company has realised 10+ objects that were built and are running on its equipment and software. In 2022 NSA, is planning to launch 15 new […]

ISE 2022 Celebrates Successful Debut in Barcelona

The AV and System Integration industry welcomes Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) back, as debut in Barcelona is heralded a long-awaited success. After much anticipation, ISE finally arrived in grand style at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía (10-13 May). With a total 43,691 unique attendees from 151 countries, making 90,372 visits to the show floor, […]

Theben Offers KNX RF Flush-Mounted Actuators with KNX Data Secure

Theben KNX RF flush-mounted actuators and media couplers allow simple and wireless extension or retrofitting of KNX-based smart home systems. Thanks to KNX Data Secure, the wireless actuators are reliably protected against interception and tampering. Theben RF flush-mounted actuators with KNX Data Secure are available as blind, switching, dimming and heating actuators for any application […]

ProKNX and Skyresponse Announce New Partnership

Before committing to a partnership, the two companies put their systems through rigorous testing to ascertain that there was complete interoperability of the ProKNX smart speaker with the Skyresponse alarm platform. Both companies offer very high quality products and services, therefore were not willing to compromise on this aspect. Once it was determined that the systems were […]