Futuresource Consulting Finds Smart Appliances on Track for 36% Global Growth to 2023

Smart appliances are on the rise and are forecast to grow at 36% CAGR out to 2023, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting, which identifies smart appliances as the fastest growing category segment in laundry and refrigeration. “Smart appliances are the rising stars, taking a larger share of the laundry and refrigeration market […]

Technology: How KNX RF is being used in the Linky Smart Meter

By Christian Gossé, Actimage. At the Smart Grid fair 2015 in Paris, the French electrical and digital equipment manufacturers’ union, IGNES, presented a new local radio transmitter solution, ERL (Emetteur Radio Linky). This wireless module links appliances and building automation to the ‘Linky’ Smart Meter from energy supplier Enedis (formerly ERDF), which plans to replace […]

ABB, Bosch, and Cisco Collaborate on Open Software Platform for the Smart Home

ABB, Bosch, and Cisco to Establish Joint Venture / Partner ecosystem to be open to all appliance manufacturers and service providers New software platform allows simple exchange of data between different types of devices enabling a new range of services „Partner ecosystem to be open to all appliance manufacturers and service providers ABB, Bosch, and […]

Busch-Jaeger and Miele Show Home Networking Devices Based on KNX

The networking of home automation makes buildings more secure and open to energy savings. Miele and Busch-Jaeger, a leading company in the field of electrical installation technology, show how home appliances can be networked based on a KNX bus system. The Busch Comfort Panel Bus takes on the function of a command center: on a […]