Articles: business & market research

Bigger Picture: Let’s All Stop Talking about KNX – No really, I mean it!

Mark Warburton

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. KNX stands alone in building control. No other system has the history, technical stability, interoperability and standardised platform for configuring products from multiple manufacturers. We all know this, and it’s one of the main reasons … [READ MORE]

Overview: Is Training for Electricians in the UK Adequate?

Danny Lawless

By Danny Lawless, ARK M&E Ltd. In the UK under the City & Guilds (C&G) training schemes, electricians currently go through 3 – 4 years of theoretical and practical training. During this time, fundamental electrical understanding is taught along with … [READ MORE]

Interview: Franz Kammerl on the KNX Market and the Internet of Things

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In this exclusive interview with KNXtoday, President of KNX Association, Franz Kammerl, gives his take on the current state of the KNX market, and its future in the IoT. KNXtoday: Why are you so enthusiastic about KNX, and what are … [READ MORE]

Opinion: Smart Living from an IT Perspective – why KNX is the Logical Choice

Everything that communicates over an IP network must have an address.

By Thanos Derempeis, AD Networks Ltd. After years of working as a freelance IT engineer, I formed AD Networks Ltd in 2002. The initial line of business was B2B IT consultancy, hardware/software supply and support for businesses varying from 5 … [READ MORE]

Market Development: How Electricians can become Ultimate Smart Installers

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By Julian Barkes, Bemco. As satellite and AV installations are displaced by IoT devices and an ever-expanding choice of new products and systems, the electrical contracting market has a fantastic opportunity to make up ground lost to the custom install … [READ MORE]

Business: Wholesaler & Manufacturer Support for Systems Integrators on Large Projects

Danny Lawless

By Danny Lawless, ARK M&E Ltd. As KNX is being increasingly specified in home automation systems by consultants, especially in large multi-dwelling unit (MDU) high-rise buildings, the KNX part of the whole M&E (mechanical & electrical) tender is required to … [READ MORE]