KNX IoT: Part 2 – the advantages of Thread

In the second of this series of articles on KNX IoT, Bruno Johnson explains how KNX and the wireless Thread protocol bring benefits to commercial building automation. Part 1 of this series on KNX IoT introduced the fact that the opportunity to develop digital services from cloud-based applications requires Internet protocol (IP) based network connections […]

New Free Online Training: how to prevent access to KNX installations

KNXtoday Editor, Yasmin Hashmi, previews the new free-of-charge 30-minute training for anyone about to enrol on a certified KNX Basic Course and needs to understand the fundamentals of system security. Any communication technology is a target for hackers, and this includes home and building automation systems. The demand for smart home and smart building technology […]

System Maintenance: why systems integrators must fight for panel access

Simon Buddle explains that when space is at a premium, design teams can be tempted to place control panels in accessible locations, with adverse consequences for system maintenance. We’ve spoken before about maintenance on jobs. It should be a standard part of everyone’s business. Systems, once commissioned and signed off, should naturally roll over into […]

Xiamen Intretech joins the KNX Association

Xiamen Intretech Inc. was founded in May 2011, with over 40 wholly owned or holding subsidiaries, such as Intretech (Malaysia) Sdn.Bhd., Intretech Hungary Kft. The company now employs over 6000 staff members, including over 1300 highly-qualified engineers and managers, equipped with an enterprise technology centre, research labs, robotic research centre, meanwhile it has also set […]

AI for Good – Smart Cities, Smart Mobility: Exploring AI for Future Communities

There have been significant advancements in AI due to the increased availability of data and computation capabilities. In this talk, we discuss AI for two real-world application domains: Smart cities and smart mobility. We explore how AI can shape the future communities through smart cities and mobility. In particular, AI enhancements for machine learning, internet […]

KNX Journal 2023

The latest edition of the yearly smart home and building solutions magazine is here. The KNX Journal 2023 gives you exciting insights into the world of KNX, the technology and our community. In this edition, we introduce you to the KNX Hackathon, the contest where you and your team can create smart home solutions that […]

Atios KNX Bridge supports KNX device control via Apple Home App

Control your KNX devices with Apple Home, the preinstalled and easy to use App with remote-access and security baked in. Atios KNX Bridge is installed into the electrical cabinet next to your KNX actuators. Connected via Ethernet with PoE or WiFi and a separate power supply, the device will be available in your local network […]

ZF announces availability of KNX-RF energy harvesting light switch from Retrotouch

Thanks to the success and interest that has been received from the KNX-RF energy harvesting light switch module from ZF, a collaboration is starting with industry-leading light switch manufacturer Retrotouch. Both partners are excited about the potential for the home automation industry, with the possibilities of this battery-free, maintenance-free and wireless switch. The ZF KNX-RF […]

KNX Association shows answers to challenges and trends in the HVAC industry at ISH 2023

Changes are happening across industries, rapidly. The latest global events are not leaving anyone indifferent. Some industries are more impacted, though. HVAC is probably the most impacted application in the home and building industry. KNX Association understands the current challenges and trends that the HVAC manufacturers are going through, and it presents the largest technology […]

Intecho uses ABB lighting control to create the optimum ambience in Bacchanalia restaurant

Bacchanalia’s smart lighting scheme creates the optimum dining experience in London’s Mayfair New restaurant from Caprice Holdings uses ABB building automation for precise control of lighting to create the optimum ambience When Caprice Holdings opened Bacchanalia in November 2022, the restaurant became an important place to be seen in London’s Mayfair as well as one […]