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Robust Automation with KNX

KNX Subsystems

KNX System Architecture

There are many ways to control the services in a building, and each system has its own quirks. Some depend on internet connectivity while others have vulnerable components that stop the entire system functioning (single point of failure).  KNX overcomes most of these if planned correctly, and being a devolved system, there is no single control failure point.

KNX has long been a commercial choice because of its resilience, T5 at Heathrow is one such project. It is this proven stability, longevity and security that home owners are looking for. KNX is not a system, but rather a protocol that is owned and managed by the KNX Association. 400+ manufacturers produce equipment to a prescribed global standard which is rigorously tested to. Not only does this provide the installer a vast choice of devices to design a project, but it also allows for a large choice of user interface devices for all design tastes.  The KNX system relies on simple data telegrams to pass information and instructions between devices, it is this simplicity that has allowed it to keep pace with advances in technology. 

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