Classic design meets intelligent technology
New push-buttons for the smart home: the JUNG KNX push-buttons F 10 look like a classic light switch, but master intelligent KNX technology. The KNX F 10 push-button masters both the push-button function and the rocker function. The rocker function of the Standard version enables additional control possibilities such as dimming luminaires. Among other things, the push-button function in the Universal version enables full-surface operation. Individual switching points can also be freely configured. The KNX push-button F 10 thus combines numerous functions. The KNX push-button F 10 communicates with tamper protection via KNX Data Secure. As soon as an update is available, installers update the push-button with the ETS Service app.
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In this list you can find new KNX products that have been brought to the market.
KNX Virtual is a Windows-based application simulating a KNX installation. It is a free software that you can get with your MyKNX account through the "Shop".
It doesn’t require any investment in hardware (such as power supply, USB or IP interface, KNX devices) as you will work with virtual devices, commissioned by ETS Professional and/or ETS Inside.
The updated KNX Virtual represents more than 10 different types of KNX devices, all connected to one TP line. These KNX devices operate upon a number of 'building loads' like lamps, dimmable lamps, blinds, heating & cooling valves.
KNX Virtual also make it possible to experiment (rehearsal) with more advanced building features like weather modules, alarms, scenes and even logic operations.
Recently smart building installations – including ones based on KNX - are increasingly the subject of cyber attacks. These cyber attacks can be easily avoided in case of KNX by ensuring that installations are never directly (without vpn) accessible via the internet. For this KNX already warned years ago in the KNX secure checklist.
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... connect and use: ARAGON reads out the server configuration and enables voice control. He learns and understands the names for rooms and functions that are configured for the KNX visualization.
ARAGON works entirely without a cloud. The spoken words stay in the house and are converted into commands or queries directly on the device.
ARAGON can inform by voice, spontaneously or on request. With the integrated IoT editor NodeRed, third-party and media devices can also be integrated or special functions can be implemented. The SONOS Multiroom System is already supported without additional configuration.
ARAGON can call for help when asked. The data accessible to him from the bus also enable the recognition of anomalies over the course of the day via his ML algorithm. It can determine presence and recognize that people who live alone are getting up too late or staying too long in the bathroom. False alarms are avoided, as the resident is asked before the call whether help is needed. The passive lifesaver, which has been known already in the car, is now also moving into the home.
PROGEA SRL offers modern machine automation software – from HMI and SCADA to plant analytics Movicon.NExT 4.0 is Emerson’s new industrial software platform, offering an innovative and flexible machine automation solution for Windows / Linux HMI projects, SCADA supervisory systems and efficient plant analytics essential to digital transformation. The software offers automation engineers easier access to modular solutions for supervision, HMI, control, historian, plant and industrial analyses. Built-in energy monitoring and overall equipment effectiveness features provide end users with immediate cost-saving solutions
MULTIS is a multifunctional thermostat developed and produced by Panasonic Life Solutions Turkey. MULTIS with two different models as shielded (MS104-D) and unshielded (MS104) is progressing to be the number one choice for users and system integrators with its modern design, wide range of functions and easy configuration menu. It stands out among its competitors with its touch and sound return buttons, its screen whose brightness is automatically adjusted according to the ambient light level, its weekly time schedule, its simple and easy-to-adapt screen design.
ARAGON WL is the new, inconspicuous desktop device for voice control without cloud connection. The well-known KNX servers from Gira, Jung and ProKNX are read out via WLAN / LAN without external intervention. After an automatic training run, the words stored in the visualisation can be used to control or query the building functions or the SONOS multi-room system. ARAGON also provides AI algorithms for anomaly detection of people living alone. Movement detectors and switch actuation are evaluated to determine unusual behaviour. Any abnormal getting up times or long stays in the bathroom are detected and the resident will be asked whether a caregiver should be called.
THINKNX Micro is now a more powerful server with a highly enhanced performance. Equipped with a completely renewed electronic board, it can adapt to cover the different needs of the installation. In addition to the basic desktop version (Micro_20), MicroDIN is now available as a DIN-rail mounted server. With native KNX communication, it enables the management of unlimited clients and supports unlimited KNX groups. The server can also be used as a KNXnet/IP interface or router. The device provides integration with IP intercoms, Lutron, voice control, IFTTT and communication with third-party systems. A USB port can be used for local storage of data collection and logs.
With its high-resolution 8'' display and the included YOUVI visualization, the PEAKnx Controlmicro is ideal for room control of a KNX building. The KNX room controller can be used as a client or as a stand-alone KNX server. A direct KNX connection and the included IP router software make it possible. The Controlmicro is equipped with Windows 10 LTSC and allows you to use all Windows and web-based visualizations. It can be mounted flexibly in portrait or landscape format and is available in two design variants. Among other things, the panel impressed the jury of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 with its high-quality fabrication and ambient lighting.
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The JUNG KNX touch display Smart Panel 8 is the solution for the visualisation of the KNX system. A server is not required. It can be installed in existing flush-mounted housing. It is thus ideal for retrofitting. Thanks to the intuitive parameterisation by means of a Windows tool, the KNX Smart Panel 8 is a particularly simple introduction to smart home visualisation. Moreover, it can be operated in the local network using a smartphone. The Smart Vision app interface can be operated intuitively. The main menu contains the room view of the living room, bedroom, etc. The JUNG KNX Smart Panel 8 is ideal for the residential sector, small commercial premises or presentation rooms.
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ABB The ABB RoomTouch® KNX display is a multi-control element for the intelligent control of rooms either in residential homes or commercial applications. With a slim 11 mm design, it features a sleek metal frame and a high-quality glass panel in white or black. The user-friendly design reduces the complexity of the device and allows all daily routines in smart living to be easily controlled by one device. All functions can be controlled by gently swiping up/down for instance to open / shut blinds. Personalised room scenes can be created, such as a movie setting, by one simple touch on the panel. The panel can also be controlled by sliding through the menu or tapping to confirm an operation like switching on the lights.
AGFEO GMBH & CO.KG, a German manufacturer of communication systems, offers extensive KNX control and visualisation functions with its new software-based telephone system "HyperVoice". By linking to the telephone line, simple calls can control KNX objects. Due to the integrated dialler function of HyperVoice, real sequential alarm calls with optional acknowledgment are possible in addition to push messages, which are triggered by integrated KNX sensors. In conjunction with the AGFEO SmartHome app, KNX functions can also be executed via geofencing functions.
Aidoo KNX is a plug&play HVAC control solution which seamlessly integrates into any project, maintaining the original thermostat’s best functions and features, while at the same time maximising comfort and efficiency by communicating with the manufacturers’ specific protocols. It is KNX-certified and ETS configurable as well as fully KNX interoperable. Direct connection, two-way communication, flexible unit control and customisable KNX scenes are some other important features of the product.
TIO4-Sec is a brand-new four-fold KNX binary input with Data Secure. When Security is active, downloads to TIO4-Sec are protected and manipulation of runtime communication is made impossible. Besides push-buttons, switches and contact sensors, up to four LED for indicating status can be connected to KNX. Channels can separately be switched to LED outputs. To configure status indication, LED lighting can be controlled by clearly arranged parameters and settings. Besides setting blinking, flashing and constant lighting, brightness is continuously adjustable, can be set to fixed values, night / day operation, or control via a communication object. Suitable for potential-free contacts, TIO4-Sec is perfect for flush-mounting in wall boxes.
The new mini OS-367i-KNX presence detector consists of a motion sensor and light sensor. Designed with a flat lens, it is exposed only 8.8 mm from the ceiling after it is installed, making it almost invisible. Despite its slim size, the detector offers 9 m diameter of detection range and 360° viewing angle, plus five outputs supplied for lighting and HVAC automation control applications. For practical convenience, not only all the settings can be made via IR remote control, but the programming mode can be activated through it as well. On top of that; a unique function of teaching in ambient lux values is enabled for greater flexibility when it comes to the settings.
Ideal for homes and hotels, AVE’s KNX room controller is a high-design solution with 3.3" OLED display and touch controls, which combines in a single device both the functions of two-zone chrono-thermostat and humidistat, as well as the control functions that are typically needed for a room: lights, shutters, scenarios, sound system and technological alarms. Thanks to an integrated humidity and temperature probe, it allows total control of the thermal zone, as well as – through an external probe – the management of a second zone. It can manage up to 6 + 6 windows, 4 + 4 scenarios and 6 + 6 lights. It’s equipped with three configurable auxiliary analog inputs and available both with an aluminum or glass front plate.
EmCom KNX Presence Detectors bring energy saving and automatic lighting control to KNX Building and Home Control System with ease and comfort. Wide Range Presence Detector covers a 360° detection range up to diameter 24 meters; High Bay Presence Detector well meets the requirement of 15 meter installation height; and Corridor Presence Detector takes care of a 40×5 meter aisle detection range. The whole product lineup is available for intelligent lighting management, offering superior energy efficiency and living comfort.
TC57A01KNX is a DIN-rail KNX actuator for fancoil unit control. It has 3 x 0 – 10 V outputs and 3 × 16 A relays. Two 0 – 10 V outputs are dedicated to proportional valve management, while variable speed management can be carried out with the third 0 – 10 V output or with the three relays on board. If relays aren’t used for speeds, they can activate lights or loads. An input is available for reading 0 – 10 V or 4 – 20 mA signals to interface external probes for temperature, humidity, CO2 etc.; the third 0 – 10 V output can also be configured in this mode, as input. There are five digital inputs for dry contacts to connect buttons, window contacts, alarms; two inputs can be connected to NTC temperature probes. The logic inside can manage a two/four pipe fancoil with an internal two-stage PI algorithm.
Delégo is a system for the automation and control of KNX standard systems, operated through mobile devices, PCs and the Delégo touchscreen and wall-mounted panels. Based on a web server connected to the Ekinex cloud, Delégo is a versatile solution, suitable for the control of lighting, climate, motorisation and energy and can be integrated with multimedia systems, video surveillance, video entry and intrusion detection. The Delégo app provides multi-user and multi-plant access using secure technology. The voice-bridging service integrated in the server also allows control via voice commands given to Amazon and Google assistants.
New, essential, with strong distinctive features, 20VENTI is destined to become an icon of Ekinex style. The multiple functions highlighted by the customisable buttons and the technical features guaranteed by the KNX standard make 20VENTI the ideal solution for the contemporary smart home. With its countless combinations and variants (plastic, metal and Fenix NTM), 20VENTI is the answer to all current and future needs. Available in four/eight or five/ten keys with RGB LED for each backlit key, freely programmable and customisable with icons or symbols, it integrates a temperature and proximity sensor and has a thermostat function.
CasaConnect KNX can do more than classic home automation. It offers internet access, app, remote maintenance and security functions – cloud-free! Integrated loudspeakers reproduce the sound of web content. CasaConnect KNX has 80 channels for drives, ventilation and lighting with extensive automatic functions. There are also 120 channels for control/display elements and 15 for temperature control. Scenes, presence simulation and alarm functions including email notification are set up on the touch display. CasaConnect KNX is also available as a set with typical KNX devices for a house or an apartment. The sets are pre-configured, ETS is not required for setup.
The Fabro KNX operating and display panel is suitable for harsh environments and outdoor use. A robust aluminium housing protects the seven-inch real glass display. The eight touch areas per display page are made extra large for easy operation. Each surface can be used as a button or display. There are over 40 symbols to choose from, next to which a value or a colour is displayed. In this way, objects from 1 bit (switching) to 14 bytes (texts) can be transmitted. This gives the user up to 40 input and output options on five pages. The application provides eight calculators for data conversion and eight "AND" and "OR" logic gates each. Up to six alarm events are defined in the alarm module.
The KNX DUAL PowerSupply 1280 provides two separate KNX power supplies with 1280 mA and 320 mA, as well as a further 30 V DC auxiliary supply with 320 mA. A separate short-circuit protection for each output ensures a high degree of reliability. Combined with the Enertex KNX TP Secure coupler, two physically separated lines for indoor and outdoor use can be realised very efficiently with the power supply. In addition, the device offers all the functions of its proven predecessors: display with indication of current and voltage on the lines, diagnostic functions, remote bus reset function, timer function and timers with astro functions.
SYSTEMS In addition to the already supported KNX to ModBus, BACnet, DALI, LTE, MQTT functionality, LogicMachine extends your KNX installation seamlessly with a ZigBee gateway module. It is provided either as a USB dongle for DIN rail devices or as a built-in ZigBee module for wall-mounted devices. Moreover, LogicMachine now provides support for KNX IP Secure routing communication.
The device allows the management of 4 generic inputs and 4 outputs, is equipped with 4 ON / OFF independent inputs (dry contacts) and 4 relay outputs of 16 A 250 V ~, everyone with independent channel that can be configured to control lights, roller shutters and roller shutters with slats. The Guest presence detection logic allows to detect the presence of the guest, replacing the card holder typically used in hotel room applications. The device also supports the KNX Secure protocol for those applications that require more data security, especially for hotels and offices.
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The Vimar KNX flat controls are part of the Eikon Exè series, designed for exclusive interior design projects with a distinct identity. The flat controls, with their defined and linear design, contain up to eight independent buttons to be used for on / off commands, shutter control, light regulation and scene recall. They can also be customised with lasered icons, drawing from a vast library of symbols and letters. Made with matt white, anthracite grey, brushed nickel, gold and brushed dark bronze finishes, they allow you to create an elegant total look that follows the most current stylistic trends featured by simple lines and clean and essential geometry.
The thermostat combines easy controls with a clear display. In addition to the ring with backlighting with customisable colours, it has four push buttons: temperature measurement unit (°C /°F), fan speed selection, ON/OFF and customisable button. The “mid season” function is designed best to exploit heating and cooling systems. Produced in two colours - grey and white – it is available for the Eikon, Arké, Plana and Idea wiring series. All versions offer a security level guaranteed by the KNX Data Secure protocol.
The companys new VOC sensor (volatile organic compounds) measures air quality, humidity and temperature. The limit values can be set individually in ETS. The respective status LED indicates the current status in colour. The integrated rotary wheel can be used for one of the three measured variables. If a temperature reduction (e. g. for nights) is stored in the system, the user can activate a follow-up time for his comfort temperature via the integrated push-button. The new VOC sensor fits into all standard 55 x 55 switch frames, an adapter for 63 x 63 frames is included.
The new Basalte flagship keypad, Fibonacci, is now shipping for KNX control systems. With an avant-garde design that is inspired by the golden ratio, Basalte again raises the bar in the integrated controls market. Just like Sentido, this new touch-sensitive keypad lets users intuitively control lights, shades, music and more. It supports single and long-press actions, as well as multi-touch functions, next to an integrated RGB LED, temperature sensor and thermostat logic. Fibonacci is available in the same high-quality Basalte metal finishes. The keypad also comes with easily exchangeable, backlit labeling to clearly indicate each button's functionality.
The new blind actuator MCU-01X is designed for decentralised installation. It can be built in directly behind the push-button or in a wall duct. Additionally, the device provides four binary inputs and automatic detection of end positions and run times. Test buttons and status displays for the motor channel on the front simplify commissioning. A novelty is the integrated app control via a smartphone. The use of bistable relays grants the special feature of reacting on bus failure. By this the blinds still can be put into a safe position.
Busch-tenton® was developed to improve energy efficiency in small to medium-sized functional buildings by up to 30 percent. Integrated into the KNX standard, it is a powerful and flexible alternative for the control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Also possible: convenient control of room functions such as lighting or shading. Busch-tenton® is characterised by clear design and easy operation. Both surface-mounted and flush-mounted installation is possible. Busch-tenton® can be equipped with a room temperature controller and a CO2/humidity sensor. The surface is available in white, black or aluminium silver.
BES KNX goes a step further in developing new products, launching VIIP, a new touchscreen family with SIP video intercom support. This release is the result of mixing innovation and design. It can be integrated with any third-party outdoor SIP panel and enables, among other things, mobile call forwarding. It enables you to control and monitor a KNX installation via background plans or rooms, together with remote control via apps. In addition, it includes scripts and logic gates, and the appearance is fully customisable. A remarkable feature is that the user is able to create his own functioning conditions, scenes, timings or sending technical alarm emails. Also, compatible with Google Home and Alexa voice control.
BES KNX Room Controller, GW669900, is the complete solution of BES KNX for a complete basic control. This device fulfills practically all the basic needs that a home or hotel room may have: from controlling on/off and dimming lighting to fancoils and electrovalves. In addition, inputs to control all the outputs are included, as well as inputs for a card reader, technical alarm probes and magnetic detectors. Room Controller is completely configurable via ETS and enables multiple settings. In addition, it is compatible with any KNX installation. In order to complete a hotel room control, it can be used together with Cubik-VH or Cubik-VHD, the BES KNX hotel room door push button with DND and MUR indicators.
The LOGIKMODULE contains a graphical editor based on the latest browser technologies. This editor opens up completely new possibilities for users and system integrators. Program your own control sequences (logic groups) with the graphical LOGIKEDITOR or integrate third-party applications via the universal REST interface (available soon). In addition to a simulation mode and search and documentation functions, the LOGIKEDITOR also offers the possibility of loading and exporting logic groups. Via our new web platform logikeditor.de, you can load additional ready-made logic groups that execute application-oriented services.
VERSATILE With little helpers – the so-called “Tools” – values between two elements can be modulated or filtered in a flash. Thanks to its web-based interface, the LOGIKEDITOR is independent of any operating system. Use the LOGIKEDITOR on almost all devices.
TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE Better safe than sorry. Before you transfer complex logic groups to the live system, simulate them step by step. A time lapse can shorten longer processes in seconds. The protocol recorded during the simulation will help you to detect possible errors.
KEEP GOOD Use the import and export functions of the LOGIKEDITOR to reuse your developed and tested logic groups in future projects. Become part of the community: Share your logic groups on logikeditor.de and benefit from the large collection of many handy user ideas yourself.
ADVANTAGES AT A GLANCE * Easy usage via web browser * Graphical linking of logic elements * Switchable Operators (Tools) * ETS project data import (.knxproj files) * Unlimited number of data points * Simulation including start time and time scaling * In- and export of logic groups * Search function incl. search of communication objects * Configuration without affecting the current operation (working copies) * Automatic restore points * Context-sensitive help texts for logic elements * Dashboard with important system information * Editing history to restore past versions of logic groups
CAREL KNX serial card is part of the range of optional cards for pCO, c.pCO, CAREL solutions for managing HVAC/R applications and systems. The card acts as a gateway between a network operating according to the KNX protocol and the Modbus RTU protocol, supported directly by the firmware on pCO controller, the operating system on the c.pCO controller and the firmware on the e-drofan controller. The flexibility of the KNX option board extends Carel's expansion portfolio, making it easy to integrate a supervised solution in a few simple steps (available in Carel KSA).
Bobcat is a 10” Android wall panel running ComfortClick's bOS app that enables the visualisation of KNX and many other systems. The smart building control is carried out via the touchscreen or voice using Alexa and Google Assistant. Bobcat comes with a black or white metal frame and can be used as a central controlling unit, intercom, or a smart switch. You can also install your own Android apps. Combined with ComfortClick servers, Bobcat becomes the central controlling unit that can be used by guests in hotels to request room services, by employees to control the climate in offices, or by homeowners to control their smart home. In a nutshell – it is an affordable and simple solution for any smart building project.
The latest version of the HomeCockpit touch panel has been completely revised – optimised for all GIRA Control 9/19 flush-mounted appliance boxes, it can be easily installed in existing flush-mounted boxes. Further compatibility is ensured by the latest embedded browser version, which allows any KNX visualisation and the interference-free display of HD surveillance cameras as well as starting third-party applications directly from the browser. And the new graphic logic editor ensures the best connectivity to almost all bus systems – e. g. for controlling your photovoltaic system or individual interactions with your KNX system.
DINUY S.A. launches a new and innovative range of DIN rail-mounted actuators that incorporate channels for switching, blinds and fan coil control, as well as RLC+LED or PWM dimming channels. Three devices comprise this new range: IR KNT 042 (four Switch + two RLC+LED Dimming), IR KNT 084 (eight Switch + four RLC+LED Dimming) and IR KNT 044 (four Switch + four RGBW Dimming). The switch outputs can be parameterised for switching or shading functions, as well as fan coil control. In addition, they are complemented by 12 or 23 analog or digital inputs, with the chance of lengthening the cable of the binary inputs up to 200 meters. Manual control of its outputs is possible thanks to the keypad on the cover.
DIVUS KNX IQ is a cost-effective, wall-mounted 8" (20.32 cm) building touch panel for visualisation purposes. It is available with and without a KNX interface. The KNX IQ panel can be installed wherever the mounting box has a larger diameter than 53 mm and is smaller than 215 x 135 mm. The KNX IQ is ideal for flats, media rooms, presentation rooms, restaurants and company buildings. As a wall-mounted device, it can be installed in many existing boxes (retrofit) and only protrudes slightly out of the wall. The new touch panel from DIVUS is particularly elegant and adapts effortlessly to your interior design.
The new 640 mA KNX power supply Type 78.2K ensures the highest reliability of your KNX system. In a KNX line, the power supply is one of the most important components that allows the correct working of all the devices inside it. If the power supply goes down, all the devices in that line go down as well. This is the reason why the KNX power supply has to be highly reliable. The Finder 78.2K is the best choice to get the safest and most secure way to supply every KNX device, avoiding critical faults and keeping the line stable.
FREEDOMPRO presents Easykon for KNX. This "bridge" module makes every system built with standard KNX technology immediately compatible with the Apple HomeKit protocol and with the Google and Amazon Alexa smart home platforms. Easykon is also compatible with IFTTT, a platform that allows you to create intelligent, useful and powerful automation functions in a few seconds. Now thanks to Easykon, the KNX standard easily integrates more than 600 services and devices. With Easykon, you can control up to 149 devices of 21 different types. The installation is very simple, it requires only an Ethernet connection, a KNX cable and a power supply (12 / 24 V AC / DC).
For the first time, Gira is offering the new KNX actuators in a "Standard" and a "Komfort" version. The former is suitable for buildings with a Gira X1 and for systems in which several actuators are required for basic functions. A fast start-up and a low price per channel are among its advantages. The "Komfort" version offers a maximum degree of functionality and flexibility. The scope of functions allows many tasks to be performed in the actuator itself, which reduces the bus load. Even complex functions are performed by the actuator. All new Gira actuators are available in three designs: 6/3-fold, 16/8-fold and 24/12-fold.
The Gira KNX button can be operated like a conventional push button switch – so that switching, for example of lights or lightscenes, is much easier than with a push button sensor. This is an advantage, especially for older people. Characteristic bus functions can be implemented with the Gira KNX button. It is available in a 1-fold and 2-fold design for two to four functions. All versions are equipped with status LED. The Gira KNX button is operated in the same way as a switch by applying pressure to the top and bottom of the button – unlike push-button sensors, whose operating points are located on the right and left side of the button.
The KNX Smart Touch Z10 is one of the latest products presented by GVS in 2020. The device has a 10.1” IPS touchscreen of true colours and high definition. One of the biggest technological breakthroughs of the device is that it perfectly combines KNX and intercom functions which enables its user to use both functions directly at the same time. Z10 has integrated all possible KNX functions in both listed and map-view way, offering users a high level of flexibility in their daily control of their smart buildings in lighting, dimming, shutter control, HVAC, scenario control etc. It also has a built-in sensor for temperature adjustment and weekly timing and logic functions.
KNX Presence Sensor, a multifunctional sensor which contains a PIR sensor, temperature sensor and brightness sensor, can be used in the automatic control of lighting, shading, air-conditioning, security and other features. For example lighting: the indoor brightness can be kept at a comfortable level while making full use of natural light. Security: it can trigger the alarm system if a thief breaks into your home when the occupants are away for work. Shading: it can be connected with lighting for dimming to adjust the desired brightness in a room. HVAC: it can automatically keep the HVAC at a comfortable temperature.
Whether a doorbell, school bell, alarm or alarm clock – with the new AS 26.01 KNX, different acoustic applications can be realised. Any external 8 Ω loudspeaker can be connected to reproduce the acoustic signal. A flush-mounted loudspeaker is included in the version AS 26.11 knx. There are twelve pre-defined melodies available and the volume and repetition can be adjusted. The KNX chime interface is activated via switching objects or can be integrated into a scene control. Additionally, the AS 26.01 knx has a day/night function, a muting function and one binary input.
The fourth generation of Hörmann garage door operators is equipped with an integrated communication interface (HCP bus) as standard, allowing the garage door operator to be connected to various home automation systems. Forming the interface to the KNX installation, the KNX gateway enables users to control the operator from KNX and query the status of the door position – at any time and from any location. The KNX gateway is connected via a plug-in connector in the operator module slot. Depending on the selected operator type, different tailored communication objects are available, such as switching on the lighting integrated in the operator or entering a manual door ventilation position.
iHAUS AG "My Henry" makes everyday life easier and creates a safe, easy and fast way of communicating with people you trust. Henry is activated by sensors and actuators (e. g. KNX switch). If you need support, the predefined people in your trust chain will be contacted one after the other. If they cannot be reached, the German Red Cross service centre will call you. This means that all KNX participants have indirect access to a professional support service. The iHaus platform makes this possible, thus creating smart living services.
KNX Home Server is a controller, a cloud and a smart visualisation app for the fast creation of an intellectual system to control KNX apartments, offices and houses. It enables a fully-functional KNX smart home to be created in one hour. KNX Home Server is a tool for small and medium-sized properties where custom visualisation is not required and there are time and budget constraints. It includes the essential functions of a KNX smart home: connection to the bus via TP1 and setting devices from ETS, integration of SIP intercom, IP cameras, Samsung TV, Sonos, schedules, routines, timers, notifications, secure remote and voice control as well as fast interface creation. Setting and control is done in an app for iOS, Android or on a Windows PC.
Next generation: The SMART CONNECT KNX e-charge II brings electric mobility to your KNX smart home. Charging with safe mains power: thanks to Dynamic Load Management (DLM) no complex, expensive and larger mains connection is necessary and long charging times are eliminated. The convenient control and the energy management are convincing. Integrate up to five charging points from different, well-known manufacturers and see on the visualisation inside what is happening outside. The SMART CONNECT KNX e-charge II requires no additional adapters, is KNX secure and can be completely configured in the ETS. Even KfW eligible.
X1 SERVER is a supervision server capable of interacting with numerous standard and proprietary technologies to offer a single management environment for home automation, technological and thermotechnical systems, security and multimedia. X1 SERVER is designed to be housed in a normal electrical panel and easily connected to the power supply and the LAN network. X1 SERVER is equipped with an integrated KNX interface. The terminal block on the front provides two RS485 ports, ideal for controlling Modbus devices or equipment with serial operation. The USB port on the back allows you to easily expand the standard ports through accessories available on the market.
With the PowerBlock actuator series, IPAS offers universally applicable 16 A C-load actuator modules with 8 and 16 outputs or with six potential-free inputs and four outputs. PowerBlock Multi with 8 or 16 outputs enables the functions of switching, blind/shutter and fancoil control. The functions can be mixed in the actuator. In addition, the following functions are available in the multi-function block independently of the actuator inputs and outputs: Alarms, scenes, time functions, logic, two-point control and much more. This makes PowerBlock actuators the decentralised control centre of the KNX installation.
BTICINO presents its new KNX switches which perfectly complement its new collection LIVING NOW: 16 finishes for cover plates available in three materials and three different colours for key covers. LIVING NOW 's design is instantly recognisable due to its extremely neat design and precise lines. A unique and distinctive shape, a synthesis of aesthetic, functional and technological evolution that turns the switch into a true control interface. Advanced control allows priority management, counting, double or conditional actions. Contextual RGB backlighting, which is fully configurable, gives any expected feedback and an embedded sensor provides ambient temperature. Available in two and three modules.
LC-A2416, Light Control's 24-channel KNX actuator is programmable with ETS for the control of loads with absorption up to 16 A. It has screw terminals of a size that can accommodate cable sections up to 5 mm2. The relays can be controlled manually from the keyboard on the front, complete with LED indicating the contact status. The actuator is powered via the KNX bus with the latest generation TPUART2, which allows rapid switching. The IP20 enclosure is designed for installation on a 35 mm DIN-rail.
An active colour display, an innovative group control, the new multi-tip function, RGBW status LED and integrated temperature/humidity sensor. With these new functions / features, the Push-Button Smart 55 from MDT presents itself on the market. The extensive application enables functions such as switching / dimming lighting, blinds, value and scene control. The push buttons can be set as a pair of rockers or as individual rockers. The integrated temperature sensor is used for room temperature measurement and, together with the heating actuator, enables efficient room temperature control. Temperature and operating mode are adjustable.
The KNX power supply KNX-40E is a 1280 mA power supply with high efficiency and a small footprint of only four SU wide (72 mm). The device has a bus choke output and an additional output for auxiliary power. Its wide temperature operating range can meet all kinds of demands for building automation applications. There are two versions: basic and diagnostic. The basic version with LED indicators on the panel is used in normal operation, overload conditions and RESET operation, while the diagnostic version provides bus monitoring, recording of all bus activity and other advanced functions. With over 38 years of industrial power supply experience, KNX-40E is engineered to be a reliable and safe solution for the KNX bus environment.
PWM-200KN series is a constant voltage driver with PWM style output, which is able to maintain the color temperature and the brightness homogeneity when driving all kinds of LED strips. It is a built-in KNX interface with Data Secure function to avoid using the complicated KNX-DALI gateway.
PWM-200KN operates from 100~305VAC and offers 4 output voltage models: 12V, 24V, 36V, and 48V. Thanks to the high efficiency of up to 94%, with the fanless design, the entire series is able to operate for-40°C~85°C case temperature under free air convection. The minimal dimming level low to 0.01% is suitable for low light level applications, e.g., cinema. The output frequency is changeable up to 4K Hz compliant IEEE 1789-2015 no risk requirement providing a great solution for health concerns due to light flickering. For more details, please click here.
Building management systems have the aim to provide remote access for performing maintenance tasks. To make remote access easier and location-independent, NETxAutomation provides a new cloud service. The NETx Cloud Portal allows you to manage all your building management servers from a single place. It provides the following functions: health status of server, database and other services, initiate remote backups and save them in online storage, access to KNX and other data points, location-based map view of your installations, remote, firewall-friendly connection to web manager, visualisation and desktop and much more.
The SAUTER ecos504/505 room controllers already had a KNX/TP1 interface. They have now been supplemented with an IoT driver. The ecos-IoT is a programmable BACnet server which allows direct integration of KNX devices. It also has optional IoT functions (MQTT client / broker). KNX devices in the TP1 network of the plant can publish data to the cloud via the ecos-IoT. At the same time, MQTT data from the cloud can be subscribed to and integrated into building and room automation. The KNX/TP1 interface and the IP interface for BACnet and MQTT thus enable cloud integration of data coming from touch panels, mobile apps, KNX actuators, and sensors as well as speech recognition services.
Ever heard of Tunable White? The right indoor lighting helps to create a healthy environment, by imitating the natural daylight and changing the colour temperature according to the daytime – for improving well-being and productivity. This can be achieved with two devices of Siemens GAMMA, which support the Tunable White function: the KNX/DALI Gateways N 141 and the KNX switch/dim actuator DALI N 525D11. They control the light’s colour temperature by using dimming as well as scenes, schedules, and effects. The products are easy to install and integrate, and on top, these devices ensure the highest efficiencies and cost-effectiveness for building owners and end customers.
The high-end designed RDG200 KNX thermostat range with a capacitive rotary knob, ensures a good air quality and a healthy indoor climate. The thermostat range offers a wide selection of preloaded applications, built-in sensors, control functions, input/output and flexible power supply, which covers applications for industries such as commercial buildings, hotels, offices, and educational buildings. For integrating the products into different building management systems, the communication is made via KNX; commissioning takes place simply and easily via NFC and the Siemens PCT Go Smartphone app.
The Swiss company Smart Building Services GmbH, based in Münchenstein, has now developed a product that closes a gap: With "KNXdrive4u", the world's first KNX RF S-Mode valve drive – convector radiators can be wirelessly integrated into the KNX room temperature control. KNXdrive4u fits directly onto Heimeier / Oventrop-compatible radiator valves M30x1.5 (Grässlin valves using an adapter). The energy required for operation is generated using an electrical temperature difference process and stored in a long-life battery in the device. Commissioning is carried out using ETS.
Motor Controller for electrical cabinets (DRM). Compatible with exterior venetian blinds, screens, roller shutters, window openers and with all animeo KNX devices. Status feedback through LED. Basic motor settings possible with the “PROG” button. Intelligent switching between manual and automatic operation to guarantee excellent user-comfort and energy savings. Starting delay time adjustable for electronic motors. Access for software updates in event of functional extensions. Modern push-in CAGE CLAMP® connectors for any wire type (flexible or rigid cable) for any cable connection on the device. Daisy chain for the mains. Six individual motors.
With the new TaHoma KNX Configurator, Somfy has succeeded in combining the mainly wired KNX world with its own smart radio technology. Many devices can now be connected to a DIN-rail via the TaHoma smart home box: Radio-based lighting, sun protection, access and security solutions can be easily and cost-effectively integrated into properties with the KNX standard. Planners, architects or installers are free to choose the ideal applications. The solution is suitable for single houses and apartment owners, and especially for the vertical residential segment – no matter if it is a new build or a renovation.
As a member of STEINEL's True Presence® sensor family, the Multisensor Aerosol KNX is the first to provide the risk of infection as a KNX Group Object. To this end, the ceiling sensor measures room temperature, humidity and the CO2 content of the room air and displays the risk value, for example on a dashboard. The ceiling sensor is integrated into a building management system via the KNX interface and creates the basis for a healthy indoor climate – in classrooms or offices, for example. It also helps to reduce the potential risk of infection from influenza or Covid-19 viruses.
Probably the most compact switch / shutter actuator in the world. 24 relays 16 A in a housing only 162 mm wide (9M). Unique design. Power connectors are located opposite the output connectors to the receivers. 24 outputs for receivers are located at the top edge of the device. 24/12 power inputs, located at the bottom edge of the device. Load per output 10 or 6 A – depending on the connection method. "Push in" connectors. Power and receiver connector blocks detachable from the housing. Testing switching and blinds from mobile devices via NFC and Ethernet – Virtual Control Panel.
TECHNOLOGIES MECps640 is the latest innovation of the KNX developer TAPKO and extends the MEC series of KNX couplers. This exceptional OEM product combines two system devices, a line coupler and a 640 mA bus power supply. Installations can be extended and sublines can be added to upper lines with only having to plan space for the coupler. Just place MECps640 on the main line and the subline is both connected and powered. Two SU on the DIN rail – it occupies the same space of one line coupler only. Installations can be planned more compactly. KNX projects become more concise. Filtering is configurable and to ease commissioning and troubleshooting, filtering can be switched to off or to limited functioning by a short press on the function key.
TENSE expands its product range with the paintable and invisible socket solutions: minimalistic socket frames fully integrated in the plastered walls and complementary to the invisible and integrated Tense KNX switch. These paintable and invisible socket frames can be made fully recessed in the plasterworks and finished off by painting them just as you wish. Thanks to the special Xillo wall boxes, installing these is child’s play. They are available with or without a gap in both 1-fold and 2-fold versions and are compatible with several types of inserts. With only the small gap and/or plug hole visible, the paintable and invisible socket solutions are one of the most minimalistic socket outlets on the market.
AG Switch on and dim lights, raise and lower blinds, control the room temperature, save and call up individual scenes: With iON tactile sensors and room controllers, a wide range of functions in every KNX-based smart building can be controlled simply by pressing a button. iON tactile sensors are available in various designs: as 1-way (two buttons) or 2-way (four buttons) version and as a room controller with LC display and Bluetooth interface. iON 108 KNX can also be easily controlled via Bluetooth using an app. App operation is also perfect for meeting rooms or hotel rooms.
Good indoor air quality has never been more important than it is today. Measuring the CO2 concentration can make a positive contribution to our health by ensuring our rooms are correctly ventilated. This is exactly where thePrema P360 KNX Multi comes in: The presence detector detects not only human presence but also CO2 concentration, humidity, ambient temperature and air pressure. The multi-sensor reduces the installation effort, since instead of a CO2 sensor and a presence detector, only one device has to be installed. It is also available as a retrofit kit for thePrema S360 KNX.
Adaptive lighting is a new feature in Apple Homekit IOS14. This function automatically controls lamps to adjust their white balance to the ambient light during the day. Thinka has succeeded in adjusting the lamps that support the colour temperature based on the location and thus adjust the sunrise and sunset almost imperceptibly at the right time. Adaptive lighting is available in all Thinka products. Thinka KNX and Thinka KNX PRO control all your KNX devices and allow KNX technology to be controlled via Apple Homekit, Siri, Google Home and Amazon Alexa.
Thinka KNX PRO is the second product in the Thinka KNX Bridge portfolio and is executed with a secured KNX IP gateway and dashboard, to manage Thinka and KNX systems remotely. As data privacy is one of their key design principles, they do so in a way you are used to at Thinka. They set up a secure connection between the system integrator outside of the home and Thinka within the local network, without any adjustments on the router or firewall. Access is based on clear business rules and time kept. Thinka KNX and Thinka KNX PRO control all your KNX devices and allow KNX technology to be controlled via Apple Homekit, Siri, Google Home and Amazon Alexa.
WAREMA RENKHOFF SE is expanding its range to include the KNX 1MPF.4 UP actuator, a flush-mounted actuator for switching sun shading drives and power consumers. Thanks to its compact size, it can be easily mounted in the flush-mounted box and is therefore ideal for retrofitting and renovation. It enables up to two floating output channels to be controlled and parameterised individually. Four binary inputs are available as actuator or bus push-buttons, for example to connect commercially available (venetian blind) push-buttons.
Modbus is widely used in building automation mainly in the field of heating and ventilation, but also for charging stations or energy storage systems. The KNX Modbus TCP gateway 716 allows an easy integration of Modbus devices that communicate via TCP/IP. The gateway can act as a Modbus master as well as a slave. Modbus data is mapped to KNX group objects and vice-versa compliant to KNX data point types. The assignment between KNX objects and Modbus registers is carried out flexibly via parameters via ETS. The device is for rail mounting with a width of only one unit (18 mm). Three coloured LED on the front of the device visualise the connection and operation status.
The starting point for most projects incorporating control and monitoring functionalities. Multifunction device that integrates a 320 mA KNX power supply, KNX IP interface, four independent thermostats, logic module, eight analog / digital inputs and eight relay outputs (16 A C-load) in only eight DIN-rail units. Offers multiple configuration options as individual outputs, shutter channels or fancoil controller (two/four pipes). Accessories: Temperature probes, motion sensor and AC/DC shutter adapters.