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Thanks to Niko’s intelligent management system, Nikobus, your home can now be tailored to suit your future needs. A totally flexible approach to Home Automation, with the help of your installer Nikobus is easily installed, easily programmed and easily expanded – allowing for design, planning and easy programming either manually, or via PC, and is targeted to provide optimum comfort and safety. Should you prefer a more ‘handson’ approach, the SMS Modem can be integrated with the PC Logic to enable control via your mobile phone, as well as providing you with handy SMS text system status updates. For Niko, reliability with efficiency is paramount. To guarantee the Nikobus keeps working at all times, each control module contains a bus power supply, with only one of these power supplies remaining active for the entire installation. This means that should a defect occur with the first bus power supply, the others take over automatically. In the field of Lighting Control and Home Automation, Niko provides a ‘Feature-Full’ system.

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HiddenWires - Niko - Total control throughout the home

Safety and Peace of Mind as Standard Providing both security and convenience, NIko’s assortment of sensors increase your safety whilst adding to the ease and comfort with which you can enjoy your home. From smoke alarms to motion sensors and everything in between, Niko’s range of automated sensors ensure that the house becomes both comfortable and secure. The wireless smoke alarm reacts early to smoke emissions from both smouldering and open fires. The alarm features an integrated visual & acoustic alarm, and is linked to all other smoke alarms to generate a property-wide alarm.

The Electronic Clock Thermostat features day/week programming, three temperature levels (night/day frost protection) and a permanent time or temperature display – keeping you fully in control of your environment at all times. Similarly, with Niko’s Motion Detector and outdoor Twilight Switch you’ll find you never need to turn a light on or off again. The Motion Detector senses movements as small as 2cm, automatically turning on the lights wherever they are needed and turning them off whenever the room has been unoccupied for a predetermined time. The Twilight Switch, as well as a fully functioning outdoor motion detector also comes equipped with a light sensor, automatically raising and lowering the light level as programmed.well as providing you with handy SMS text system status updates. For Niko, reliability with efficiency is paramount. To guarantee the Nikobus keeps working at all times, each control module contains a bus power supply, with only one of these power supplies remaining active for the entire installation. This means that should a defect occur with the first bus power supply, the others take over automatically. In the field of Lighting Control and Home Automation, Niko provides a ‘Feature-Full’ system. Set the Scene in an Instant The true beauty of Home Automation is to effortlessly create the correct ambience for any situation at the push of a button, and the Nikobus system provides the perfect solution – whatever the occasion.

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Niko’s Audio Distribution System “Allegretto” takes any source music you choose and sends it to whichever part of the home you require, controlled via the Nikobus, whilst the Dimming Modules and Shutter Controls enable you to set light scenes, draw the curtains and create the perfect mood for restful relaxation, exciting grand events, or anything in between. Niko’s Touch Screen and Remote Controls allow freedom of control wherever you are in the home – allowing you to manage all the elements of your installation Set the Scene in an Instant at the push of a button – even through walls. Optimum comfort within easy reach! Niko’s intelligent management system enables your home to be tailored specifi cally to meet all of your lifestyle needs. There is also an optional IR Remote that features 4 channels and 4 control keys, allowing up to 16 different programmable functions from just one handset. Fully controlled from switches, the Touch Screen, a handheld remote, or a Philips Pronto, the Nikobus solution simply and easily helps you get the best out of your home. Office, Corporate Headquarters and Home – All in One Controlled by Niko Belgomine is a major Belgian supplier of petrol and diesel, as well as construction materials – and it has its own large transportation company. So when the time came for it to build new premises from which to run its business, it had to reflect the substance of the company. The new building is truly multi-functional with a car park, archive and heating system on the ground floor; office space with large sections in glass on the second – and an apartment for the Blommaert family, the directors of Belgomine at the top. Erik Audenaert, the Technical Director of Bellgomine, boasts, ”People not only work in this building, they also live here – and that requires more comfort and functionality. This is why we chose the Nikobus system.” “The modern home automation system, switches, and wall sockets from Niko are perfectly geared to the architecture of the building – so we’ve gained a functional building and a stylish home.”

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provide a home that was equipped discreetly to make it both a tranquil retreat and a fun and lively party venue. From the jacuzzi, steam room, and fabulous shower to the kitchen and living areas, the Nikobus Home Automation system has been used to make living easy and fun.

Niko Orientation Lights subtly and automatically light up to make navigation to kitchen or bathroom easy but not over bright. In the morning, curtains are drawn automatically; whilst the radio is turned onto the right station, at the right time, and in the right rooms for a perfect wake up call. Whether reading a book, watching a movie or simply making a cup of tea, lighting scenes, curtains and blinds, and even the surround sound system and heating are controlled to provide the homeowner with the perfect backdrop to suit their mood. But that’s not all, so completely planned is this Niko installation that there is even a single ‘Good Night’ function available at key areas in the house – by the front door or by the bed, for example; which turns off everything necessary. Just one push of a button does it all. Nikobus – making living easy and fun!

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