Case Study: KNX controls Amerikalinje, Tripadvisor’s no.1 hotel in Oslo

Mikkel André Markmann describes the KNX automation system that completed the conversion of this historic building into a luxury and energy-efficient hotel. The old headquarters of Den Norske Amerikalinje (Norwegian America Line) in Oslo, Norway, was renovated into a luxury hotel by Nordic Property Management between 2018-2019. Tratec Teknikken AS, the Norwegian electrical, plumbing and […]

Trade Talk: integrating audio into KNX systems

Simon Buddle looks at how audio systems can be integrated with KNX and what types of control make sense. There are sounds and images that stick with us throughout life: the first bike; watching the Moon Landing; the birth of a child. For me, one of my early musical memories is The Carpenters. Karen Carpenter […]

Case Study: world’s largest sports air dome completed in one month

By Flavio Sanches, ComfortClick. Connacht GAA (Connacht Provincial Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association) is the governing body for Gaelic games that are played in the province of Connacht, Ireland. It had been planning an indoor playing facility for some time, and in 2017, decided that this would be in the form of an air […]

My KNX Store Offers Lithe Audio Speakers

My KNX Store is committed to providing the latest KNX and building control solutions on the market to ensure not only a robust control system can be achieved, but also one which is flexible and can be scaled for residential, commercial, hospitality and industrial installations. As part of this holistic service, My KNX Store also […]

ISE 2020 Education: integrating AV with KNX

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. With the last ISE at the RAI in Amsterdam slowly fading into the past, it’s timely to reflect on how much of an impact this show has had over the years. It’s been fantastic seeing it evolve from a show dominated by commercial screens and control to one that sees […]

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 […]

Zennio Offers ZMU-AUIR KNX Bluetooth Audio Controller for Hotel Rooms

The AudioInRoom (ZMU-AUIR) is Zennio’s newest KNX Bluetooth Audio Controller. Aimed at hotel rooms, the ZMU-AUIR allows guests to play music from their own smartphone through Bluetooth connection or from an auxiliary audio input (such as TV). The ZMU-AUIR has two stereo channels, so that you can enable/disable, mute or adjust volume in two independent […]