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Offline Voice Control with Smarty-Vox : Privacy guaranteed!

ProKNX was first to present Siri, Alexa and Google Home voice control for KNX and now we’re proud to present the next level: offline voice control for KNX. Privacy is guaranteed! We have teamed up with Smarty-Vox for this. The Smarty-Vox solution is fully integrated with realKNX v2. The setup is faster and easier than a cloud based system – no online account is required. Note that it is possible to use Smarty-Vox with realKNX v1 (Synology) too, but it requires a few more steps!   The Smarty-Vox microphones supports up to 20 preconfigured voice commands. These are the installation steps: Plug in gateway and it will be […]

Smart Senior Living

ProKNX in the News – ‘Help’ Command for ‘Smart Senior Living’

Google Assistant Gets ‘Help’ Command for ‘Smart Senior Living’ KNX home automation system with Google Assistant allows seniors and other residents to summon help by voice or automatically through IoT events; caregivers can respond remotely with realKNX system demonstrated at ISE 2018. Continue reading: https://www.cepro.com/article/google_assistant_gets_help_command_for_smart_senior_living

Node-RED App Library gets a complete revamp

What can I use Node-RED for? With Node-RED you can build your own powerful applications such as a full fledged Alarm System, Feel Good lights or Voice Alarm Activation. You may think of the Node-RED App Library as an collection of recipes, each app/recipe lists the ingredients and how to use them. Quick start by downloading our ready-to-use Node-RED flow examples. Configure your devices and publish – it’s really that easy and requires no programming skills. Good to know: The Node-RED apps run locally on your realKNX mini server, that is not in the cloud! realKNX Node-RED App Library gets […]

KNX Today – ProKNX Shows RealKNX Certified for Google Assistant at ISE 2018

KNX Member Stand, Hall 9 F120, at ISE 2018 RealKNX is the first KNX device certified for Google Assistant. Just activate Google Action, and all KNX functions (lights, blinds, heating, scenes, status …) are translated for Google Assistant. Both Google Home and the mobile phones (Android + iOS) understand spoken sentences. On the other hand, it is possible to receive alerts by voice: A motion detector can “report” that someone is approaching the house. Triggering the smoke detector will alarm and indicate the escape route. With only one configuration through a ETS product database RealKNX additionally provides voice control via […]

Meet realKNX – Smart Home the easy way

We’ve launched our new website realknx.com and we invite you to take a look. Here is a preview of the exciting things you will find:     Hands-free help around the house. With realKNX you can use more than one voice assistant. We make Alexa, Siri and Google Home work together. Mix as you like – realKNX make them it work together! Your all-in-one Smart Home server, your Swiss army knife. Create your own atmospheres using smart scenes. realKNX helps you track your energy habits. Get the big picture easily using smart charts. Set alarms on high power consumption. Save energy by using realKNX!

realKNX works with the Google Assistant

We’re proud to announce our realKNX smart home action now is certified by Google. The realKNX action works with the Google Assistant and the Google Home smart speakers. Simply say “OK Google, turn on the lights” or “OK Google, set the thermostat to 24 degrees”. Google Assistant speaks english, french and german amongst all.

KNX Award 2018

The KNX Award rewards the smartest KNX projects in home and building control around the world, which stand out as regards innovation and technical progress.

Finding the realKNX server

We have developed a browser application that makes it easier for you to find your realKNX server. We have tested the tool with Chrome, Firefox and Safari. With a device connected to the same network as the realKNX server(s), open the browser and type my.proknx.xyz In Chrome and Firefox the scan starts immediately based on the device’s IP address. you can scan another subnet by editing ‘Subnet to search’ In Safari it is semi-automatic In Safari enter the ‘Subnet to search’ and press Search button You can find your Local IP by clicking the What is my Local IP button.

New feature in realKNX v3 – visual programming with Node-RED

The latest addition to the realKNX feature list is the very powerful but yet easy-to-use visual programming tool Node-RED.  Node-RED is used for building automation tasks, simply by ‘wiring together’ code blocks. It uses a visual programming approach that allows wiring together predefined code blocks (known as ‘nodes’) to perform a task. The connected nodes, usually a combination of input nodes, processing nodes and output nodes, when wired together, make up ‘flows’. This visual programming approach requires no programming skills. Our customers have access to an extensive code library. The library demonstrates low level functionality as logical functions (AND/OR etc), SMS […]

New in next realKNX release: graphical programming of KNX

The next coming release of realKNX introduces a new feature which is really interesting if you want to add some logic to your KNX installation. Example: as you’re coming home, you may want to turn on some lights, but only if sunset is within an hour. You may want to receive a notification if you’re out and forgot some lights on. Then you would want to turn off all lights – remotely. Programming tasks like this usually requires some programming skills. Instead of using a scripting language for this, we’ve chosen a visual programming tool that doesn’t require any programming […]

realKNX 2.2 – Voice Control with Google Assistant/Home (new in v2.2), Alexa and Siri

Update 2017 Nov.  We’re proud to announce our realKNX smart home action now is certified by Google.   realKNX – already packed with features like voice control with Apple Siri/HomeKit and Amazon Alexa/Echo – now supports yet one more virtual assistant:  Google Assistant and Google Home device. Google Assistant is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Google.  Google Home is a smart speaker developed by Google. Siri is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Apple. Apple HomeKit is a smartphone home automation platform that allows to control smart home products with iOS apps and Siri voice commands. Siri and HomeKit is part of iOS 10. Echo […]

realKNX 2.0 – Voice Control with Alexa® and Dashboard

We’re proud to announce a major upgrade of our realKNX server! The already powerful realKNX with features like voice control with Siri and the unique augmented reality for KNX is now extended with: voice control with Amazon Alexa® using Amazon Echo or Echo Dot Dashboard, modern presentation of KNX controls and data graphs Dashboard accessible from ‘anywhere’  without VPN-client or firewall modifications. And the good news for integrators, all these features are Plug and Play. Plug it in, wait and you’re ready to go! Continue reading: realKNX – Voice Control, Augmented Reality and Dashboard  

New products in our shop!

We have made 4 new great products available in our shop: Cala KNX Ambient Climate Sensor and Control Sewi KNX Combined Sensors Salva KNX Smoke Detector Vari Combined KNX Temperature Sensors