Home Automation Technologies
Internet of Things
The Internet of things, is the internetworking of physical devices (also referred to as "smart devices"), buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data. Use of IoT in Home Automation is going to revolutionize our understanding of modern homes and the way we live.
KNX is a standardized, network communications protocol for building automation. KNX is the successor to, and convergence of, three previous standards: the European Home Systems Protocol (EHS), BatiBUS, and the European Installation Bus (EIB or Instabus). Smart Home Iran (Khane Hushmand) is the first KNX Partner in Iran.
EnOcean’s energy harvesting wireless technology enables flexible smart home solutions for new built and retrofit from a simple switch “all on/all off” to a gateway-connected system (TCP/IP) controlled via smartphone. Thanks to interoperable devices, users can easily combine EnOcean-based products from different vendors according to their individual needs – for increased security and comfort, reduced energy consumption or technical assistance in old age.
ZigBee is a global, standards-based wireless solution that can conveniently and affordably control the widest range of devices to improve comfort, security and convenience for consumers. It is the technology of choice for world-leading service providers, installers and retailers who bring the benefits of the Internet of Things into the Smart Home.
Technologies in Comparison : Achieving the Goals of Home Automation
KNX Standardized Technology60%
Internet of Things95%