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]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 1: IoT, Home Automation, HVAC, Water Management, Lighting and Shading

Intesis' Maria Elena Cabello pointing out the IntesisBox ModBus to KNX gateway.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday Light + Building 2018 was a real treat for the KNX professional. There was something for everyone and so much on show from KNX manufacturers, service providers and the KNX Association, that our show report has … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 2: Simpler Design, Installation and Control

Siemens Product Manager Ulrike Kull demonstrating the new connection technique on Siemens' new universal KNX dimmer.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday If you were looking for tools to make KNX system planning, installation and operation easier, Light + Building 2018 had plenty to show. In Part 2 of our show highlights, we look at a selection of … [READ MORE]

Iddero Unveils VERSO+IP 4.3-inch Touchpanel

Iddero Versio

Stand A31, Hall 9.1, Light + Building 2018 Iddero has just announced the new VERSO+IP: an evolution of the acclaimed Iddero Verso 4,3″ capacitive touchpanel. The VERSO+IP retains the elegant design, attractive visualisation, and advanced functionality of the base model, … [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]