KNX Security Proxy: what is it good for?

Joost Demarest explains how media couplers with KNX Security Proxy functionality can be used to integrate non-KNX-Secure installations with KNX Secure RF products. KNX Secure covers several use cases where KNX communication is limited to a group of authenticated devices, or the system communication as a whole is protected against eavesdropping or manipulation. In particular, […]

ETS Tips and Tricks: Archive Collaboration

Michael Critchfield explains how the ETS Project Archive with Collaboration Mode ensures you have the correct project version when working with colleagues and teams, and how the Linked Folders feature adds flexibility to where projects can be stored. The ETS6 Project Dashboard is the most powerful and feature-packed to date. KNX professionals can use the […]

System Reliability: dealing with the Internet

Simon Buddle argues that whilst KNX installations are inherently robust, if we add the Internet to our control system infrastructure, we should at least mitigate against outages and access issues. I heard on the radio last week someone describe Google as part of the infrastructure for modern day living. Indeed, the Internet is part of […]

ETS Tips and Tricks: automatic address programming by serial number

Michael Critchfield explains how ETS assigning the physical address via the serial number allows for the automatic integration of new devices without the need to press the programming button. The traditional way of assigning individual addresses In simple terms, the KNX installation bus works by all its participants knowing who they are and who they […]

Hotels: how KNX can improve the bottom line

Simon Buddle explains how KNX automation can make significant overall cost-savings for hotels and improve their profitability. Hotels come in different shapes and sizes. Form the slightly grumpy seaside B&B to the most elegant a swanky five-star city type. I’m more of a tent and stinky dog sort of holiday person, but for those who […]

JUNG updates the Smart Visu Server

The latest update for the JUNG Smart Visu Server brings improvements and additions that increase performance and user-friendliness. One of the most important innovations is the introduction of the completely revised SV-Control commissioning interface. The interface has been visually modelled on the SV-Home user interface to ensure a consistent and seamless user experience. Faster in […]

Control4 + KNX brings ease of control to a stunning Belgian home

House BE in the Belgian countryside combines brick, wood and concrete along with natural tones to create a stunning, contemporary property that offers indoor-outdoor living at its best. Internal courtyards, a kitchen terrace and extensive landscaped grounds sit alongside a home cinema, a basement wellness area and bar, and open-plan living spaces to create a […]