sonnen Becomes First Storage Manufacturer to Receive KNX Certification

sonnenBatterie has become the first home storage system to receive technical certification under the global KNX standard. This means that, via KNX technology, customers can integrate their photovoltaic system and sonnenBatterie (from the 8th generation onwards) Cross-sectoral energy management between electricity, heat supply and mobility enables the coordinated use of generation, consumption and storage resources […]

Zennio Invents the KNX Re-evolution with ALLinBOX

KNX has been a synonym for innovation and evolution ever since its conception in 1990. For 30 years KNX partners have come up with ideas and products to make the smart home industry more accessible. This evolution can be seen in the ETS software, in the use of new technologies, in the compatibility of KNX […]

JUNG Presents New Products and Trends Across Entire Spectrum of Building Installation

Interconnected, sustainable, secure The discussion about data protection also does not stop at a smart building. Because everything you can operate digitally yourself, can theoretically also be controlled by unauthorised third parties. This is where KNX Secure comes in. Jung provides effective protection thanks to encryption with the AES128 algorithm. To be able to operate […]

JUNG Offers New KNX Power Supply with IP Interface

JUNG extends the system devices and brings two essential areas together. The new power supply (320 mA) with IP interface enables more efficient operation on several levels simultaneously. Due to the combination of power supply and IP interface, the device combines two major systems into one component. With the new power supply with IP interface, professional […]

Siemens Showcases Ways to Transform Buildings from Passive to Adaptive at Light + Building 2020

At this year’s Light + Building trade fair, Siemens will showcase its vision for transforming today’s passive buildings into learning and adaptive environments that intelligently interact with people. The company’s focus at this year’s show is “Building the future today”, outlining the innovations that will make this possible. These include cloud-based technologies, digital planning, occupant-centric […]

Tomorrow’s World: the power of KNX TP1-256

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Thursday night used to be quite a special TV night in the UK in the 1970s and 80s. Top of the Pops, the Old Grey Whistle Test and, of course, Tomorrow’s World. Many of you will have seen the 1989 Tomorrow’s World that was recently shared via social media, […]

Sponsor’s Whitepaper: Energy Harvesting Switch radio protocols

By Simon Ziegler, ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Due to the rising connectivity of mobile devices, industrial applications, smart home applications and vehicles, the importance of wireless technology for data communication is increasing continuously. As a result, wireless technology grew by 32% in 2018 compared to the previous year, and now accounts for 6% of the total […]

Sunpower Publishes KNX Technical Guide Offering Advice for Designers and Installers

Sunpower Electronics has published a KNX Technical Guide, providing comprehensive advice for both prospective and actual users of the popular international building automation standard. The document is available for free download from Sunpower’s website. The Guide offers insights at both conceptual and practical levels. For architects, building system designers and facilities managers, it starts by […]

Case study: Porto Mykonos – a hotel operating at half power in Greece

By Nick Gliatis, GDS Digital Systems. Comprising 90 rooms, Porto Mykonos is a luxury hotel located at the famous and bustling port of Mykonos Town on the Greek island of Mykonos. This is where all the action happens, both by day and by night. The hotel was to undergo major renovations, including expansion, so a […]