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Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Combining Bluetooth Mesh and KNX : the best of both worlds
Authors : Noseda, Mario
Schreiner, Marcel
Böbel, Manuel
Rüst, Andreas
et. al : No
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-19717
Conference details: Embedded World Conference 2020, Nürnberg, 25.-27. Februar 2020
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution : WEKA
ISBN: 978-3-645-50186-6
Language : English
Subjects : Bluetooth mesh; KNX; Home assistant; Gateway; Topology scan; Mesh network
Subject (DDC) : 004: Computer science
Abstract: Bluetooth Mesh (BT Mesh) is a promising wireless technology for building automation. At the same time, KNX is a well-established building automation system that has a vast installed base. Specifically, the strength of KNX lies in its proven semantic models. These models are the foundation for interoperability and the implementation of larger systems. The presented project demonstrates how a user can easily connect a new BT Mesh system to a well-established, wired KNX building automation system. Notably, the project achieves this through a self-developed stateless gateway, which allows controlling BT Mesh devices from the KNX network and vice versa. As a result, it is possible to leverage existing management systems from KNX building automation systems in BT Mesh networks. Furthermore, the project validates this concept using Home Assistant, a well- known open-source home automation platform and demonstrates, that heterogeneous KNX and BT Mesh systems are feasible.
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Embedded Systems (InES)
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