KNX has welcomed Sony as the 500th member that designs and produces products that meet its exacting standard for interoperability between different manufacturers and different application domains.

The announcement comes at a time when the growing popularity of KNX IoT and "Services with KNX" is heralding further expansion of the KNX ecosystem with new dimensions with new possibilities.

Sony's TEOS Corporate Solutions recently expanded to include new building management features, such as heating control and automation. "Our goal is to expand functionality and data capture from workplace devices to wider building management and to offer unique solutions to our customers by combining AV, IT and building protocols.

“Here we are looking at KNX technology as a key partner for building automation. ", says Nicolas Berg, marketing head at Sony Professional Solutions.

KNX president Franz Kammerl said: “With KNX IoT as state-of-the-art technology and with the innovative spirit of our manufacturer members, KNX will shape the future of the Internet of Things."