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]

Energias Market Research Expects the Global Home Automation Market to have a CAGR of 18% to 2024

Global Home Automation Market Outlook and Opportunity Analysis, Competitive Insights, Actionable Segmentation & Forecast 2024 The global home automation market is expected to grow at a significant CAGR of 18.0% during the forecast period. The factors driving the growth of … [READ MORE]

Futuresource Consulting Expects Voice Assistants to be Incorporated into the Fabric of Smart Homes

Voice Assistants (VAs) are being integrated into an increasing number and variety of connected consumer devices in multiple markets and are on course to develop as a major user interface over the next 2-3 years, according to the latest Futuresource … [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]

Australasia Ratifies KNX as Technical Specification

Home and building automation in Australasia is ready to benefit from a Technical Specification that promotes more product choice, interoperability and future-proofing. The systems integration market in Australia and New Zealand has been operating without any recognised standards, but in … [READ MORE]

Frost & Sullivan Finds Building Automation Systems Multiply with the Global Urge for Energy Efficiency

Buildings across the globe account for nearly 40 percent of worldwide energy consumption and cumulatively emit high levels of carbon dioxide Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis, World Building Automation Systems (BAS) Markets, Forecast to 2022, sheds light on the rapid … [READ MORE]