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KNX TP1-256 feature The New KNX TP1-256 Topology: more devices and fewer line repeaters (10/07/2019) - By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. The KNX Association has recently announced the completion of a long-running project to update the system topology in order to make KNX even easier and simpler to use. Until now, the smallest part of the … [READ MORE]

smoke detector feature KNX and Domestic Alarm Systems: how effective is your fire strategy? (10/07/2019) - By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Fire is without doubt one of the most devastating incidents that can befall us. The ferocity and magnitude of house fires can leave a home a decimated pile of ash. People who escape stand … [READ MORE]
data protection feature KNX Secure: the way to protect your installations (10/07/2019) - By Thomas Weinzierl, Weinzierl Engineering GmbH. Communication and data processing are hardly conceivable today without considering security aspects. In the future, insecure communication systems are unlikely to be accepted. The way has already been shown by the Internet, with the … [READ MORE]
Distributors can help integrators to develop their business. Opinion: manufacturers – don’t underestimate the value that distributors add! (10/07/2019) - By Julian Barkes, Bemco. The electrical industry has wrestled for a long time with the issue of trying to shorten the supply chain. The relationship between client, specifier, manufacturer, wholesaler and contractor used to be understood by everybody, but with … [READ MORE]


PRIORITY NEWS

KNX Professionals Compete at WorldSkills 2019 Budding KNX Professionals Compete at WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan, Russia (30/07/2019) - The future technology for smart buildings is inspiring the specialists of tomorrow. It is almost time for the world’s largest skills competition for young people in vocational training. At this year’s WorldSkills, more than 1,400 youths from 67 countries and … [READ MORE]

Theben feature image Theben Launches KNX RF Flush-mounting Wireless Actuators (12/08/2019) - Theben AG is expanding its range of KNX RF products with new KNX RF flush-mounted actuators and media couplers. Encryption through KNX Data Secure ensures communication is optimally protected against tapping and manipulation. KNX RF flush-mounted actuators and the media … [READ MORE]
CEDIA Reveals UK Home Technology Market is Worth Almost GB700 Million CEDIA Reveals UK Home Technology Market is Worth Almost GB£700 Million (01/08/2019) - Following a four-month market research programme that involved participation from technology integrators, CEDIA® has now revealed the results of the survey to provide a greater understanding of the UK home technology market. The extensive research project, which was carried out … [READ MORE]
JUNG Improves its Smart Control Operating Panels JUNG Improves its Smart Control Operating Panels (31/07/2019) - Progress as tradition: JUNG has revised the Smart Control control panel. Furthermore, the cooperation with SENEC makes it possible to use energy more efficiently in the Smart Home. Visualise and control the entire building technology using one device – with … [READ MORE]
ABB Wins Red Dot Outstanding Design Awards ABB Wins Red Dot Outstanding Design Awards for ABB-tacteo and ABB i-bus KNX PEONIA Sensors (19/07/2019) - As ABB continues to lead the field in combining modern design and innovative solutions for smart buildings, the company picks up two prestigious Red Dot Awards for its ABB-tacteo® sensor and ABB i-bus® KNX PEONIA® sensor. Established in 1995, the … [READ MORE]


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KNX Development OEM Webinar KNX Development OEM Webinar (19/08/2019) - Webinar about the specific development approach based on Original Equipment Manufacturer (known as “derived” in the KNX industry). Learn more about the process of registration process, fees and other important characteristics. … [READ MORE]

Juniper Research Smart Homes - The Rise of Smart Security Juniper Research Smart Homes – The Rise of Smart Security Whitepaper (16/08/2019) - A complimentary whitepaper, Smart Homes ~ the Rise of Smart Security, provides detailed insight into the growing smart security space, driven by a wide range of products, vendors and business models. Introduction Security & Privacy Issues Blockchain to Boost Privacy … [READ MORE]
EU JRC The Future of Cities Report EU JRC The Future of Cities Report (14/08/2019) - Abstract This report is an initiative of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the science and knowledge service of the European Commission (EC), and supported by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO). It highlights drivers shaping the … [READ MORE]
Ivory Egg Technical Bulletin - KNX Updated Topology TP1 256 Ivory Egg Technical Bulletin – KNX Updated Topology TP1 256 (07/08/2019) - The KNX Association have simplified the KNX System topology making project specification and design even easier. … [READ MORE]
Fairhair Specification Version 1.0 Fairhair Specification Version 1.0 (02/08/2019) - Fairhair Specification enables IoT in commercial buildings via a common, building-wide IT infrastructure. Based on open standards, the Fairhair Specification defines a unified IP-based network infrastructure that enables streamlined building-automation systems with end-to-end security. The Fairhair Specification defines a common … [READ MORE]