Women in KNX: Katja Schuster

In this interview, Katja Schuster shares insights gleaned from her extensive experience and her vision for a brighter future for Women in KNX and in the electrical engineering sector as a whole. KNXtoday: What’s your background? KS: After I finished school in 1999, like most people my age, I asked myself, ‘What on earth should […]

KNX in Japan: hospitality away and at home

Ahmed Zhaki explains how the use of KNX is evolving in Japan, and how using his home as a KNX showroom has helped him win business in the hospitality sector. In Japan, rising electricity bills and issues such as aging infrastructure and labour shortages have increased awareness of the importance of automation. Whilst the use […]

CEDIA predicts 30% growth for Smart Home Professionals in 2024 as industry nears US$30 billion

CEDIA, the association for Smart Home Professionals has predicted 30% growth on average across categories for 2024 as the industry nears $30 Billion.  The Professional Smart Home Market Analysis report reveals several strong areas of growth, predicted increased demand for technical personnel in the industry and as well as uplift in project size as the consumer demands […]

HiddenWires survey finds KNX holds top position in the fast-evolving smart home industry

In the dynamic and rapidly evolving world of smart home technology, KNX continues to stand out as the preferred standard for home and building automation. The latest industry survey conducted by HiddenWires, which compared data from 2021 and 2023, underscores the sustained growth and changing preferences in the smart home industry, reaffirming KNX’s dominant position. […]

KNX UK offers CPD Resources for Professionals

Mastering Building Technologies for Tomorrow’s Needs At KNX UK, the national group dedicated to disseminating information about KNX technology, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses and resources. These educational tools are designed to equip building professionals with advanced knowledge of KNX technology and its applications, ensuring they […]

KNX UK and Electrical Certification Scheme (ECS) Join Forces

Elevating Standards for the installation of Smart Controls in the Built Environment In a move that promises to elevate the standards and recognition of competent, certified KNX Integrators across the UK, the Electrical Certification Scheme (ECS) has collaborated with KNX UK to introduce an ECS card specifically for KNX Integrators.  Eligibility for this card requires […]

KNX and Matter: Position Paper

Joost Demarest and Casto Cañavate provide a high-level comparison of KNX and Matter, discuss how the two technologies can work together, and show why a KNX ecosystem is still the logical choice over the long term. Anything that helps with the democratisation of smart home technology is a welcome move. For thirty plus years, KNX […]

RIBA publishes guidance to demystify smart building technology

The Smart Building Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work will support anyone involved in the design of newbuild, retrofit or refurbishment projects to implement smart building technology. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published its Smart Building Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work.  Developed with ScanTech Digital, Glider Technology, Kier and Hoare Lea, this free resource will support anyone […]

KNX – A Brand with Values You Can Trust: Part 2

In Part 2 of this two-part series, Yasmin Hashmi looks at the KNX approach to reliability, security, the future and the KNX community. In Part 1, I explained to the lay person what KNX is and what it does. I also outlined two of its core values, namely interoperability and backwards compatibility, both of which […]