Toward Understanding the Smart Home Automation Concept Using KNX Protocol
Smart homes are for sure an upcoming challenge. If research works trend to explore and share promising results concerning this concept, adoption by industry would imply many efforts. The authors have presented in this article their responses to adoption efforts. They think that using the KNX model, in particular the easy mode specifications, eases the integration of existing technologies and services into a single, open and standardized system. Even more, this model can ease market adoption, by abstracting home automation hardware and focusing on end user services. By applying the wiring rules according to the Egyptian code and IEE wiring regulation, this design is considered as a safety and economical design.