Articles: security & safety

Interview: Joost Demarest on KNX Secure

Joost Demarest

With the threat of hacking ever-present, KNX Association has developed KNX Secure – a robust security solution for wired-, wireless- and IP-based installations. In this exclusive interview with KNXtoday, KNX Association CFO & CTO, Joost Demarest, talks strategy and implementation. … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 5: KNX Secure

Weinzierl's Head of Test Laboratory, Elena Eckbauer, pointing out the KNX IO 511 secure switching actuator alongside the Weinzierl KNX Multi IO 570 universal input and output module that supports 48 digital channels.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday In Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this five-part series on highlights from the recent Light + Building show in Frankfurt, we presented a selection of KNX products and technologies ranging from new user interfaces, … [READ MORE]

Show Report: Top Ten Innovations at Light + Building 2018

KNX stands

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. Having spent the full six days at Light + Building 2018, plus a preview day on the Saturday, I was able to see the majority of the show – well, the building part anyway! Other … [READ MORE]

Trade Talk: PIR Technology

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Motion detection is perceived by many as a relatively simple function to enable us to trigger fans or lights, whether internal or external. It’s not very clever and doesn’t require much by way of … [READ MORE]

Interview: Michael Seeland, Jung

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Having opened a new office for Jung in Wandsworth, South London, Michael Seeland, General Manager of Jung UK, is ready to address the project market in a big way. Seeland trained as a technician electrician in Austria, and has held … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Leicester University Centre for Medicine uses KNX to Reach Passivhaus Standard

The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK.

By Jon Payne, Entech. The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester is home to the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology departments. It will replace an existing structure on the same site and has been designed … [READ MORE]

Product Design: How KNX Systems can Benefit from MCUs with FRAM Technology

TI KNX

By Damian Szmulewicz, Texas Instruments, and Oscar M. Guillen, Technical University of Munich. There has been a tremendous increase in the adoption of building automation systems over the last two decades, in part due to the development of smart microcontroller … [READ MORE]