Communication

Desigo – standardized communication protocols for more economy

Open communication between building automation and control systems facilitates the straightforward and secure integration of third-party systems at all levels. The standardized, independent communication protocols are accepted throughout the world, are subject to incremental development and ensure a consistent exchange of information between devices and systems. Flexibility, straightforward operation, and the ability to satisfy individual customer needs offer the protection of investments in the long term.

Desigo™ integrates lighting and shading, security equipment, access control, fire detection, alarm systems, lifts, and distribution of electrical energy, etc., in addition to HVAC control.

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Highlights

  • Straightforward and secure integration

  • Straightforward data exchange between devices and systems

  • Convenient and consistent operation

  • Long-term protection of investments thanks to incremental development of standards

  • High level of flexibility owing to extensive support of various standards

  • Future proofed thanks to support of state-of-the-art technologies such as BACnet/IPv6


Communication standards for building automation and control

  • BACnet®  from room automation to the management level

  • KNX®, DALI, EnOcean® and LONWORKS®  to network room automation and secondary processes

  • M-bus, Modbus, OPC, MS/TP and other interfaces for universal connection of third-party devices

  • Ethernet TCP/IP network protocol (v4 und v6)


For further more detailed information on the different communication standards and which of our products features which communication standard, please have a look at the "Communication in building automation" brochure.