Once upon a time in a delivery room…no, I do not want to start that early.
Let us start with how I came to programming in KNX.
In the beginning there was a blank piece of paper – and the ambition to successfully realise my first KNX project.
I first came across with KNX (formerly known as EIB) back in 1994. At that time, my employer was expanding by building a new warehouse with a workshop. Back then, he invested in the still innovative building technology EIB. For me, the programming of the EIB was a sealed book at the moment. But my interest in this technique was awakened. I was always interested in how to handle this bus system. However, five years would pass before I got to work on my first and own EIB project.
My former supervisor left the factory and went to a well-known company that made switches and EIB products to work as a salesperson. Due to our good private relationship and my keen interest in EIB, he took me to product training with his new company. At the same time, we got an order for a factory and warehouse in a two-storey office complex, which was to be controlled by EIB. My first EIB project!