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Compact true-RMS meter for accurate troubleshooting

Fluke’s new compact 110 True-RMS multimeter for electrical trouble-shooting  COMTEST has introduced the new Fluke...

Phoenix Contact control cabinet applications now at RS

Panel builders gain access to complete range of control products from Phoenix Contact, helping...

AEG launches new generation SM power supply rectifier

AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power supply systems and solutions for industrial,...

CSIR puts the “I” centre stage with new logo

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of...

Cisco WAN Edge platform accelerates cloud adoption

Cisco announced its new Wide Area Networking (WAN) edge platform to help companies accelerate...

SeaQuest, a journey of inspiring engineering innovation

RS Components (RS) has released a 10-episode documentary series – titled SeaQuest – featuring...

Leveraging communications technology to enhance physical security

Traditionally, the panic button has been the standard method used to alert a security...

Hackers for hire!

Stern warning from Kaspersky for South Africa and Africa at large Despite research showing an...

Reviving manufacturing only way to fast-track economic recovery

Local manufacturers have responded positively to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery plan,...

K30 Pro indicators now with IO-link

The K30 Pro Series bright, uniform indicator light is a 30 mm illuminated...

Silicon Labs’ BGM220 offers integrated, scalable connectivity solution

The BGM220 modules from Silicon Labs’ provide developers with a highly integrated, scalable connectivity solution...

RS a single source for all PowerLok connectors

RS Components (RS has announced new additions to the range of Amphenol PowerLokä connectors...

Now you can “see” sound and locate invisible threats

The new Fluke’s ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager detects corona (not the Covid-19 type), partial...

Avoid stumbling blocks on your AI journey

By Harkrishan Singh – Director, Application Development, at In2IT Technologies Artificial Intelligence (AI) has many...

Data breaches are becoming more common

By J2 Software CEO John Mc Loughlin Another day, another data breach. South African businesses...

GEO Week 2020 to feature an industry track

The GEO Week 2020 will feature a two-day virtual industry track on 3 and...

Econet Group and partner to create a Wi-Fi marketplace

Econet, through its subsidiaries Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) and Cassava Fintech International (CFI), has...

IoT Industry Council Digital Economy Masterplan

The IoT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC), established two years ago to represent...

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Phoenix Contact control cabinet applications now at RS

Panel builders gain access to complete range of control...

Panel discussions

Panel discussion: AI for good – for good business

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are fast moving out of the hype status and into the reality status. South African industry recently launched 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...

ElectroMechanica launches compact VFD

Listen to the ElectroMechanica Podcast about the new compact ME300 range of vector-controlled drives which offer standard essential built-in functionality including multi-pump control, a...

Greater awareness increases the adoption of cloud

Greater awareness of the benefits the cloud brings to businesses is one of the reasons why more companies are moving into the cloud. This,...

CSIR puts the “I” centre stage with new logo

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation, has unveiled a refreshed brand and positioning...

SeaQuest, a journey of inspiring engineering innovation

RS Components (RS) has released a 10-episode documentary series – titled SeaQuest – featuring members of its DesignSpark engineering community who embarked on a...

Reviving manufacturing only way to fast-track economic recovery

Local manufacturers have responded positively to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery plan, a strategy to help South Africa overcome the economic consequences...

ICT

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...

Working from home, panel discusses challenges

EngineerIT “cyber security, the challenges remotely” panel discussion. Listen here EngineerIT hosted a virtual panel discussion on 25 June 2020,...

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....

Mobile services much of a muchness!

SA cellular networks increasingly undifferentiated when it comes to customer satisfaction  The South African cellular network industry has improved in...

Measurement & Instrumentation

Compact true-RMS meter for accurate troubleshooting

Fluke’s new compact 110 True-RMS multimeter for electrical trouble-shooting  COMTEST has introduced the new Fluke 110, a versatile multimeter for...

Now you can “see” sound and locate invisible threats

The new Fluke’s ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager detects corona (not the Covid-19 type), partial discharge and gas, steam and...

IoT Industry Council Digital Economy Masterplan

The IoT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC), established two years ago to represent the interests of Internet of...

See beyond the noise with new oscilloscopes

Tektronix delivers industry’s first 10 GHz oscilloscope with 4, 6 or 8 channels. The new 6 series delivers significant...

Energy Loggers to identify critical energy savings

Energy is a significant cost at any industrial facility, and while managers view energy as an unavoidable expense, it’s...

Tektronix BS1000C oscilloscope for STEM learning

The new oscilloscope comes with an enhanced user interface and a variety of education-specific features  RS Components (RS), is now...

Automation & Control

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...

Rockwell Automation acquires ASEM to enhance its integrated automation solutions

Rockwell Automation has signed an agreement to acquire Italy-based ASEM, S.p.A., a leading provider of digital automation technologies. ASEM...

Electronics

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...

App to trace close proximity Corona contacts

A team of medical researchers and bioethicists at Oxford University has published results in the journal Science that furthers...

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

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...

SA needs more citizen science – amateur radio can show the way

Citizen science is scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by people interested...

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...