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The fourth wave of cloud is imminent

  Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, Office of the CTO at F5 The first wave of...

Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Encoders with the latest and fastest IO-Link interface are now available with a transfer...

SA innovation: delivering life sustaining oxygen efficiently

 A group of South African doctors, engineers and designers based in East London has...

The slow-motion AI explosion

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for years. It has crept into systems and...

Mastermind behind Android Malware returns with a new RAT

There are over 3,5 billion smartphone users worldwide, and it is estimated that over...

Telkom withdraws part of spectrum court application

Telkom has decided to withdraw Part A of the court application.  Last month it...

Time to join the ML adaption curve

Machine Learning (ML) has become more commonplace in enterprises as the number of areas...

5G spreads Covid-19 virus a myth

ICASA said that the claim that 5G is spreading Covid-19 is a myth. The...

MTN best mobile network according to MyBroadband research

MyBroadband Insights has released the 2020 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN...

Attacks targeting healthcare organisations spike globally

At the end of October 2020, Checkpoint  reported  that hospitals and healthcare organisations had...

The digital sensor age is here

With the adoption of an ever-growing digital world, Danfoss Industrial Automation has repositioned itself...

Temperature Sensors with Plug & Play

  Turck is expanding its innovative range of fluid sensors with IO-Link-capable sensors for flexible...

Too big to care?

When dealing with large corporations, it’s easy to get lost in the noise. These...

Obsidian adds silver lining to cloud service adoption

Obsidian Systems is leveraging its near 25-year market experience to ensure businesses secure ROI...

Kaspersky reveals two APT incidents related to vaccine research

In the autumn of 2020 (for the northern hemisphere), Kaspersky researchers identified two APT...

Six Tech Insights for 2021

By Kim Furman, Synthesis Marketing Manager Based on our 2020 experience, new year predictions may...

$20 Billion Market Comes into Sight.

The new IDTechEx report, “Transparent Electronics Materials, Applications, Markets 2021-2041” describes a market that...

Small business resolutions to boost your cashflow in 2021

By Viresh Harduth, Vice President, Small Business, Sage Africa & Middle East  Running a business...

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SA innovation: delivering life sustaining oxygen efficiently

 A group of South African doctors, engineers and designers...

Panel discussions

Three initiatives to make 2021 great

For the EngineerIT November Panel discussion we invited five businessmen from a wide spectrum of the world of work and asked their opinion about...

Jira can do everything but, it can’t make your coffee!

Jira software has been an integral part of the way that Obsidian Systems work. The evolution of a bug tracking tool to a fully...

Obsidian Podcast: If the shoe doesn’t fit, do you still wear it?

Obsidian Systems is an Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner, they started as Atlassian products users and are continually building solutions and solving customer problems. With the...

Teraco keeping African Traffic in Africa

Andrew Owens, peering and interconnection specialist at Teraco Data Environments, joined Hans van de Groenendaal, editor of Engineer IT, to virtually discuss a number...

The slow-motion AI explosion

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for years. It has crept into systems and solutions with determined, algorithmic intensity, and it has layered its...

Time to join the ML adaption curve

Machine Learning (ML) has become more commonplace in enterprises as the number of areas where it is effective grows. “If your organisation or vertical...

Attacks targeting healthcare organisations spike globally

At the end of October 2020, Checkpoint  reported  that hospitals and healthcare organisations had been targeted by a rising wave of ransomware attacks, with...

ICT

Tech predictions and advisory for decisionmakers

A rush to fill the skills gap in order to benefit from an innovative future of greater AI, automation...

Security needs to sit at the heart of the organisation

Security remains a consistent and ever-present challenge to the organisation today. The statistics that follow in its wake are...

Microsoft launches two new Surface devices in SA

The Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 deliver productivity, security, mobility and speed Microsoft is expanding its Surface device...

Fak’ugesi Festival 2020 is Powering Up Africa’s Resolution

#POWERTOTHEPIXEL 2020 invites artists to enter now! The Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and Wits School of Arts in Johannesburg has...

Cancelled Exhibitions? Keep markets focused on your company

Cancelled Exhibitions?  Keep markets focused on your company with one EngineerIT’ s innovative marketing packages With so many exhibitions, like...

Live streaming platform to support creative industry

How we interact with one another and the events that we attend have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Measurement & Instrumentation

SA innovation: delivering life sustaining oxygen efficiently

 A group of South African doctors, engineers and designers based in East London has invented and developed a medical...

The digital sensor age is here

With the adoption of an ever-growing digital world, Danfoss Industrial Automation has repositioned itself as Danfoss Sensing Solutions, representing...

Temperature Sensors with Plug & Play

  Turck is expanding its innovative range of fluid sensors with IO-Link-capable sensors for flexible and reliable process temperature measurement....

Too big to care?

When dealing with large corporations, it’s easy to get lost in the noise. These organisations are often so large...

Data and analytics can model a football match

By Dean Evans, Technology Writer Intel Football is big business and mistakes can cost clubs millions. How do teams make...

Anritsu releases functional test solution of IVS

Anritsu has released the test solution used by the leading Eurasian Economic Union's certification centre of telematics, telecoms and...

Automation & Control

Ultra-Robust HMI Devices with IP67 Protection

Turck's TXF700 series now offers for the first time an ultra-robust HMI series with complete all-round protection to IP67...

Cancelled Exhibitions? Keep markets focused on your company

Cancelled Exhibitions?  Keep markets focused on your company with one EngineerIT’ s innovative marketing packages With so many exhibitions, like...

RFID is a ‘must-have’ technology

The benefits of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology are far-reaching, pertinent to many industries and for a variety of...

New automation platform eradicates the traditional boundaries between machine control systems, IT and the Internet of Things.

With the new ctrlX AUTOMATION platform, centralised and decentralised automation topologies can now be created flexibly. A Linux real-time...

Things just got real: 80% of businesses already use IoT platforms despite security risks

A new Kaspersky report - with superpower comes super responsibility: the benefits and challenges of IoT in business shows...

Africa Automation Technology Fair 2021 aims at bringing the African Continent to South Africa

Headlined as a new immersive industrial automation and technology experience, the 2021 Africa Automation and Technology Fair will be...

Electronics

Cypress parts join Infineon portfolio

EBV Elektronik, an Avnet company. is now supplying key products from Cypress Semiconductor's portfolio, following the acquisition of Cypress...

Cancelled Exhibitions? Keep markets focused on your company

Cancelled Exhibitions?  Keep markets focused on your company with one EngineerIT’ s innovative marketing packages With so many exhibitions, like...

Free technology webinars

RF Design invites technocrats to free Marki Microwave technology webinars. 14 May 2020 at 15:00 SAST (SAST = local time...

Space scientists to coordinate respirator project

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition has mandated the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) to manage the...

Electric cars: thermal management bigger headache than batteries.

Just as you were thinking that electric cars have no issue with overheating or having to check the radiator,...

iSERT becomes first Sigfox accredited test laboratory

iSERT, a company specialising in turnkey testing solutions for EMC, RF and safety testing, has collaborated with SqwidNet, the...

Gadgets4Geeks

Gadgets4Geeks – June 2019

Light on weight, big on sound LG’s XBOOM Go waterproof Bluetooth Speakers are designed with...

Gadgets4Geeks – May 2019

Wireless charging for gaming controllers Powercast’s Wireless Charging Grips are apparently the world’s first genuinely...

Gadgets4Geeks – March 2019

Durable speakers with extra bass Sony has launched the new SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 extra...

Gadgets4Geeks – February 2019

Laptop for digital learning Lenovo has announced an enhanced laptop lineup intended specifically to provide...

Amateur Radio

Radio Amateurs turn to crowd funding for beacon projects

  South African Radio Amateurs are turning to crowd funding for an ambitious VHF beacon...

Three amateur radio multi-mode beacons planned to study Tropo

Several years ago, the South African Radio League started a VHF workgroup with the...

Amateur Radio today as relevant as 95 years ago

Today 20 May 2020, Amateur Radio is still as relevant as 95 years ago...

Radio amateurs need a mindset shift

Since its inception, amateur radio has moved with technological developments and often led some...

Aerospace

Curiosity detects sunspots

  In July 2015 NASA's sun-monitoring spacecraft STEREO-A was almost exactly behind the sun from...

SANSA calls for collaboration with industry

Speaking at a space and industry dialogue business breakfast, the CEO of the South...