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]

Pairot KNX Bridge Works with HomeKit, Alexa and Google Home and now Distributed in UK

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Pairot is the only device you need, to link your KNX installation to Apple HomeKit, Amazon Echo or Google Home. “Okay Google, set the thermostat to 20 degrees!” “Alexa, please turn on the lights!” Since Pairot was launched, the xxter … [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]

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]

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]