#STAYHOME and DIY

#Before Smart Home

Build the DIY 1Home Box and implement voice control into your Loxone, Gira or other KNX smart home. It works by integrating a smart assistant such as Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Apple HomeKit in your home.…

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Integrate a smart assistant mobile app into your Loxone or KNX smart home

#Before Smart Home #After Smart Home

Integrating a smart assistant mobile app (Alexa, Google Home or Apple Home) into your wired smart home is one of the most future-proof upgrades for your home. Since not all mobile apps are the same for your wired smart home (Loxone, KNX, Gira, etc.) we made this guide.…

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A shift in privacy by smart assistants

#Before Smart Home

Privacy is a hot topic among the leading smart home players at the moment. The big three, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit, are pivoting their view on privacy since the market has been showing bigger and bigger resistance to data gathering.…

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Loxone or KNX?

#Before Smart Home

Are you deciding between a Loxone or KNX smart home? Great, you’ve come to the right place to get unbiased advice. Firstly, let’s emphasize that you can hardly go wrong selecting either KNX or Loxone home automation ecosystem. But what are the pros and cons of each?…

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How secure is your smart home?

#After Smart Home #Before Smart Home #For Partners

Connecting to 20.000+ smart homes gave us a unique opportunity to do some thorough research on security in smart homes. We have interviewed home owners that use their mobile apps remotely and system integrators that remotely program homes. (Loxone, Gira, KNX)…

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What is a smart home? [interview]

#Before Smart Home

This seemingly simple question has many different answers, depending on who you ask. To find an answer, we sat down with Sebastian from Kohlenklau to define what a smart home is today and where it’s headed tomorrow.…

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Voice control guide: How to remember controls for an interface without a screen?

#After Smart Home

Is your voice assistant getting confused all the time? 🤔 Here’s a guide on how to name your smart devices, create groups and enjoy routines - so you can really say you have upgraded to the most intuitive interface.…

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ISE 2019 Report: Visions on the future of smart homes

#After Smart Home #Before Smart Home #For Partners

There are some important industry developments you shouldn’t miss, even if you’ve missed the show. Here are the important voices of ISE 2019: from Crestron , Lutron and Domotron to Gira and others.…

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Comparing smart assistants: Apple Siri vs. Amazon Alexa vs. Google Assistant

#Before Smart Home

See the differences in features. Connect your Loxone, Gira or any other KNX smart homes to a smart assistant (Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Apple HomeKit)…

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