Product Article: Upgrading Existing Buildings with Wired and Wireless KNX Devices

The Weinzierl KNX Compact IO range comprises binary inputs, switch actuators, blinds actuators, and dimmers.

By Thomas Weinzierl, Weinzierl Engineering GmbH. Using KNX to upgrade existing buildings may seem like a contradiction to some installers because often, it is not an option to open walls to lay bus lines. However, a detailed analysis of the … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX Promotes Recovery and Energy Saving in the Defence National Rehabilitation Centre, Loughborough, UK

Aerial view of the complete Defence National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC), situated in the Midlands, UK.

By Ben Patterson and Paul Murphy, Intecho. The Defence National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) is a newly-constructed GBP300 million world-class medical facility that is located centrally on the Stanford Hall Estate, close to Loughborough, UK. Operated by the Ministry of Defence, … [READ MORE]

WAGO Announces flexROOM Room Automation with KNX and SMI Interfaces

WAGO‘s flexROOM® Application was specifically designed for user-friendly room automation, allowing a building’s lighting, shading and temperature to be quickly and easily controlled. In addition to WAGO‘s standard I/O modules and building-specific DALI and EnOcean systems, both the SMI and … [READ MORE]

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]