KNX Association offers ETS6 v6.0.6 with Cloud Licensing

KNX Association has released ETS6 v6.0.6, which includes major improvements such as a project comparison feature, dozens of performance and usability improvements, simplified licensing and cloud licensing. What is cloud licensing? ETS 6 cloud licensing is not a version of ETS on the cloud, but a new way of licensing and activating ETS as a […]

Matter brings a more interoperable, simple and secure Internet of Things to life

The Connectivity Standards Alliance and its members release the Matter 1.0 standard and certification program, ushering in a new era of the IoT from silicon to storefront The Connectivity Standards Alliance, the international community of more than 550 technology companies committed to open standards for the Internet of Things, announced today the release of the […]

Gira focuses on easy programming with Gira One smart home system

Gira has developed a new, powerful Smart Home system: Gira One. Gira One offers all the standard functions of a Smart Home to enhance living comfort, increase security and help save energy. In addition to a powerful range of tried-and-tested components, the focus is directed at easy programming using the new Gira Project Assistant (GPA) […]

ABB i-bus KNX switch actuators now integrated into ABB i-bus tool

The full integration of the ABB i-bus® KNX switch actuator portfolio into the ABB i-bus® tool provides improved device supervision and comprehensive energy management in smart buildings. It provides building managers and system integrators with simplified failure analysis and faster commissioning and maintenance. Switch actuators are the essential component in a KNX system for switching […]

JUNG offers KNX power supply with IP interface

Two in one JUNG upgraded the KNX system devices and combined two essential areas. The new power supply with IP interface facilitates operations more efficiently. By combining power supply and IP interface, JUNG unites two crucial system devices in a single component, allowing professional installers to implement KNX installations more cost-effectively. The power supply with […]

JUNG announces Cradle to Cradle certification for its KNX switches

JUNG is the first manufacturer worldwide with Cradle to Cradle certified KNX products. The LS 990, LS CUBE, AS 500, A 550, A FLOW and A CREATION series and programmes from JUNG have been awarded the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certificate and the C2C Material Health certificate following an elaborate testing process. Cradle to Cradle […]

Light + Building 2022 Show Report: Part 1 – KNX Association overview

In Part 1 of her four-part series on Light + Building – the world’s leading trade fair for home and building automation, Yasmin Hashmi gives an overview of KNX Association’s presence at the show. It’s quite shocking to think that the last time we were at Light +Building was four years ago in 2018. Having […]

Home Control: award-winning projects featuring residential automation

Among the recent KNX Awards 2022 winners were some outstanding projects that showed just how versatile and flexible KNX is for installations in the home. Yasmin Hashmi gives an overview of two of these winners, with quite different project briefs. Winner of KNX Award for Smart Home – Africa, America, Australia: JMS Villa in Iguaçu […]

Residential Lighting: the advantage of using KNX drivers for LEDs

Controlling lights is a major part of the world of KNX, and now that LED lighting is ubiquitous in homes, Simon Buddle discusses where the drivers should be placed and what types of driver to use. Lighting is fundamental in all homes – we all have it and use it on a daily basis, but […]