knx-user-forum from Germany won the Publicity Award for its unusual idea of equipping a motorhome with KNX. This project shows clearly how diverse and sometimes surprising KNX functions can enhance comfort and security and enable intelligent energy management in a home – in this case, a motorised one. For example, there are sensors in the seats and on the floor that trigger commands. When the vehicle’s flat-screen TV is activated, the vehicle’s shutters automatically close. Naturally KNX also keeps a lookout when the vehicle’s occupants are out, and lets them know when fresh water or fuel are running low – for example via iPhone. The motorhome’s power supply, solar collector, batteries and generator are also monitored automatically. So far, the KNX motorhome has covered 22,000 kilometres in its travels across Europe, without any technical hitches.
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