Newsletter from KNX Association - July 2006
Dear Members, Scientific Partners, Training Centers and National Groups of KNX Association:
First of all I would like to communicate some great news, hot from the press:
KNX has become World standard ISO/IEC 14543
1. KNX has become World standard ISO/IEC 14543
Last week it was confirmed to us that the media independent layers of the KNX standard have been positively voted to become ISO/IEC standard 14543. In other words, the core of the KNX standard - born as an industrial standard, matured to become a European standard - has now made it to the top spot in international standardisation, an ISO/IEC standard.
We will start with the MarCom activities regarding to the ISO/IEC 14543 after the holidays.
2. Status international Standardisation
- EN 50090-5-3 - KNX RF standard - was positively approved by the European CENELEC national committees. Ratification by the CENELEC Bureau Technique under way.
- EN 13321-2 - KNXnet/IP standard - is submitted for formal vote in CEN after positive enquiry.
3. New Members, Training Centres, Scientific Partners, National Groups
- New members
- New Training Centres
- Constatacatos Bros S.A. Athens (Greece)
- Intendo d.o.o. Rijeka (Croatia)
- Home Futura - Cadiz (Spain)
- Fundacion San Valero - Zaragoza (Spain)
- Landesberufschule für Elektrotechnik Stockenau (Austria)
- New Scientific Partners
- Ajou University (S. Korea)
- Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (Netherlands)
4. Status of marketing working groups
5. Status of upgrading all partners to the KNX partners
6. KNX Association: Areas of responsibility
7. Exact naming of standard
The exact naming of our standard is KNX (and not Konnex).
The association name is KNX Association.
Our communication logo is the trademark logo (without “KONNEX” underneath). This logo you will find on all our certified products. Please use it also for your communications.
8. Results of the market enquiry at the Light & Building
9. KNX at the fairs:
- IFA (Germany, 01.-06.09.06)
- Nordelectro (Germany, 13.-15.09.06)
- Belectro (Germany, 18.-20.10.06)
- Matelec (Spain, 24.-27.10.06)
- Hi-Tech House (Russia, 09.-12.11.06)
10. KNX at the conferences
You are invited to participate in the following conference:
- Scientific Conference (9./10.11.06)
- Net-at-home (France, 26.-27.09.06)
- Metering, Billing & CRM (Denmark, 10.-12.10.06)
- e/home (Germany, 18.-20.10.06)
- Wireless Congress (Germany, 15.11.06)
11. New logos / new animation
The new EN50090 logo and the new EN50090 animation (see at our website) you can download from
www.konnex.org -> Menu Downloads -> Various -> Symbols and Pictures -> Logos.
For downloading click here
12. New press releases
We have a new press release: KNX and BACnet – Two Complementary Open Standards.
For more information see here
13. Award projects
The KNX Award is given for the best projects on both residential and commercial building worldwide. We have created a site with project descriptions of the winners of the KNX Awards 2006.
For more information see here
For any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me (heinz.lux(at)knx.org).