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EM re-packes DEHNguard Basic surge protection

Surge protection is important to reduce stress on any equipment when load shedding switching...

Analyze MyDrives Edge is first drive edge application

As part of the digital enterprise SPS dialogue, Siemens is launching Analyze MyDrives Edge,...

Touch-free automated entrances are safer

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are increasingly turning to...

Small E-Stop emergency button offers 360° visibility

RS Components (RS), has added the Eaton RMQ Small E-Stop to its emergency pushbutton...

Black Friday – High Risk: High Reward

By Howard Feldman, Head of Marketing & People at Synthesis. Black Friday is what happens...

Cut your cake and eat it

Tectra Automation engineered a unique automated cake cutting system for Brenell Quality Desserts in...

Telviva completes buy-out of AnD Communications

Telviva, formerly Connection Telecom, has increased its shareholding in AnD Communications to 100% of...

SA manufacturing competition postponed for now

Exacerbated by the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, South Africa’s manufacturing sector is...

Senixview software – a fourth generation tool

SenixVIEW software, free with every ToughSonic PC configurable Senix Ultrasonic level and distance sensor,...

Liquid Telecom and Zayo partner to expand coverage

Liquid Telecom has announced its partnership with Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., a global leader...

Visiting a trade fair from anywhere

Endress+Hauser invites you to its virtual trade fair booth In times of pandemic, face-to-face encounters...

HUAWEI AR engine: The why’s, how’s and what’s next

Motion tracking, environment tracking, body tracking and face tracking – while they might be...

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....

Ultra-Robust HMI Devices with IP67 Protection

Turck's TXF700 series now offers for the first time an ultra-robust HMI series with...

Logitech goes green

By the end of 2021, Logitech’s largest product portfolio will include recycled plastic in...

Skyriders licenced to operate its fleet of drones

Rope-access specialist Skyriders has been issued with a Remote Operating Certificate (ROC) from the...

R5 million injected into economy through innovation competition

Global Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated this year from 16 – 22 November, connecting innovators...

Altron Arrow secures distribution agreement with Centrify

Altron Arrow has secured a distribution agreement with cyber security specialist Centrify, covering its...

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Black Friday – High Risk: High Reward

By Howard Feldman, Head of Marketing & People at...

Panel discussions

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...

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...

SA manufacturing competition postponed for now

Exacerbated by the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, South Africa’s manufacturing sector is taking significant strain. Predominantly owing to constrained demand and production...

HUAWEI AR engine: The why’s, how’s and what’s next

Motion tracking, environment tracking, body tracking and face tracking – while they might be basic augmented reality (AR) capabilities, these are the technologies that...

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...

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...

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...

Schneider Electric and AVEVA Hyperscale Data Centre Partnership

Schneider Electric and AVEVA have announced their expanded partnership to deliver innovative solutions for the data centre market. As hyperscale...

Measurement & Instrumentation

Senixview software – a fourth generation tool

SenixVIEW software, free with every ToughSonic PC configurable Senix Ultrasonic level and distance sensor, keeps improving and getting better. With...

Visiting a trade fair from anywhere

Endress+Hauser invites you to its virtual trade fair booth In times of pandemic, face-to-face encounters are drastically restricted, and crowds...

Skyriders licenced to operate its fleet of drones

Rope-access specialist Skyriders has been issued with a Remote Operating Certificate (ROC) from the South African Civil Aviation Authority...

Science and technology solutions for economic recovery

The acceleration of South Africa’s energy transformation to address current economic challenges and industrialisation opportunities for the country’s economic...

Endress+Hauser establishes internet security standards

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) recommends the SmartBlue CPace protocol for password-protected access to instruments The cryptography working group...

mosaic-H, positioning and heading in a single module

The new mosaic-HTM dual antenna GPS/GNSS module opens the door to smaller-than-ever navigation and control solutions for automated machines...

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

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...