Recent articles, industry news, events & opinion
Ivory Egg Tech Bulletins
Added: 23 Apr 2018
Ivory Egg supports its partners with regular Tech Bulletins with information about KNX products, improvements and developments in the KNX market. Watch the latest short videos, this month with Light+Building 2018 specials.
The pros and cons of DALI for homes
Added: 30 May 2019
help to decide whether a DALI solution is right for a home
A guide to the Gira E3 design line
Added: 16 Aug 2019
A guide to the Gira E3 Design Line of KNX control switches and frames for Smart Homes looking for a more modern interior design.
Introducing the Theben KNX Mains Dimming Actuators
Added: 23 Nov 2020
Ivory Egg & Theben are pleased to introduce the KNX Mains dimming actuators. In the below video, we'll look through the main product features & benefits.
Basalte Auro Motion Detector - CresNET version now shipping
Added: 19 Apr 2018
New CresNET version of the hugely successful Basalte Auro now in stock.
Basalte presents new products at ISE 2018
Added: 09 Feb 2018
Basalte, the Belgian manufacturer of exclusive design solutions for high-end residential projects presented exciting new products at ISE 2018. Check out now.
A guide to using KNX over IP
Added: 12 Mar 2018
The KNX standard allows for multiple communication methods including IP which offers some major benefits when scaling ip the system for large projects. This guide explains the different type of KNXnet/IP and how to use it in practice.
Accessible, affordable and with less burden on your business. Meet the KNX hybrid basic training.
Added: 24 Feb 2021
Accessible, affordable and with less burden on your business. The course is designed to increase accessibility by halving the amount of time required off site.
A guide to the different KNX cables
Added: 15 Dec 2017
There is a KNX cable for every application, find out which one you need in this overview.
Temperature Sensing using the Gira Touch Sensor 3 Comfort KNX Keypads
Added: 07 Apr 2019
Gira Touch Sensor 3 Comfort KNX keypads can be used to read the room temperature.
A guide to the Basalte Eve Plus iPad dock
Added: 07 Apr 2019
Eve Plus can be used for a variety of applications with iPads in smart homes, hotels and offices worldwide. Perfect for displaying a KNX, Crestron, Control4, RTI or Savant app.
3 Ways KNX Changed my opinion of Smart
Added: 09 Feb 2021
My idea of a smart home up until joining Ivory Egg was smart plugs, off the shelf “intelligent” lightbulbs, a few clever widgets on my phone and some home assistant speakers dotted about the house.
KNX Topology - TP1 256 - What is it?
Added: 08 Jul 2019
The KNX association have update the specification to allow 256 devices per line. This makes KNX even simpler to be used in a smart home. TP256
Theben Valve Adaptors for KNX Radiator and Manifold Valves
Added: 03 May 2019
Some radiator and manifolds valves require an adaptor to fit with Theben KNX actuators. Find out which products have valve adaptors included and view a chart with the full range of adaptors to ensure compatibility.