Articles: user interface & visualisation

Assisted Living: using Voice Control in a KNX System

The Amazon Echo, which runs the Alexa voice assistant, is one of the main players in the residential voice control market.

By Neil McCarry, IDES Ltd. Our long-term client, a young lady who has been severely physically disabled and recently bedridden, lives in a KNX-automated house that was originally installed eight years ago. On good days, she has a little movement … [READ MORE]

Case Study: 5-Star Hotel in Greece Automated with KNX and a Custom GUI

Flavio Sanches

By Flavio Sanches, ComfortClick. Euphoria Resort is an all-inclusive 287-room holiday complex that is perched on the seashore of Kolymbari on the Greek island Crete. Owned by the Mathioulakis Group, Euphoria Resort was opened in April 2018 and was designed … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 4: KNX User Interfaces and Sensors

ZF's Sarah Cox showing the energy-harvesting KNX module.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday If your interest is in KNX user interfaces or sensors, there was plenty at Light + Building 2018 to tempt you. Switch designs were on show in a wide choice of styles and finishes with varying … [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]

Show Report: KNX at ISE 2018 Bursting at the Seams

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. The RAI exhibition centre is now officially full to capacity. The Integrated Systems Europe Show filled every hall and hallway. It even created a new hall on the plaza in front of the main … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Two-hotel KNX Control in Rhodes, Greece

Individual areas enjoy local and central control.

By Georgios Petalidis, Katsidonis Pantelis & Sia EE. This project involved bringing together two hotels, namely the Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa and Princess Andriana Resort & Spa, into the same network using KNX. Boutique 5 Hotel is one of … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX Caters for All at Connaught Place

Neil Grant

By Neil Grant, The Harris Grant Group of Companies. Located in Central London, Five and Six Connaught Place were merged by residential property developer Redrow Homes London into a development of five lateral and two duplex apartments. With a value … [READ MORE]

Perspective: Women in the KNX Workplace

Nikita Thompson

By Nikita Thompson, Hughes Electra Limited. To see a building be transformed from nothing into a fully-controllable apartment and thinking ‘I was involved in making that happen’ is really rewarding. This industry provides fantastic opportunities for women, but as a … [READ MORE]

Show Report: KNX at ISE – Visualisation and Voice Control Make Waves

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Another ISE and another bumper year. The RAI Conference Centre is now officially full, with a large marquee erected in the central square to accommodate the overspill. Next year, they say, they’ll be filling … [READ MORE]