TV White Spaces to bring affordable internet to rural communities.
TVWS is a great solution to connect the rural unconnected to the internet. Read about the WAPA successful trial.
The science of accurate time.
When it comes to time, “give or take a few minutes” is of little consequence for the man in the street, but unknowingly, the availability of precise time does actually impact on everyone. Communication systems, electrical power grids and financial networks are amongst the many systems that rely on precision timing for synchronisation and operational efficiency.
New ICT tool to fight police corruption.
In response to the many complaints received on police corruption, Corruption Watch (CW) has developed a new Veza platform that will improve transparency in policing in the country. It will place the power back in the hands of the public to hold the South African Police Service (SAPS) accountable. (https://www.veza.org.za/)
NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter prepares for first flight.
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter will in early April make the first attempt at the powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Before the 1,8-kilogram rotorcraft can attempt its first flight, however, both it and its team must meet a series of daunting milestones.
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