It is packed with interesting articles and features.
South African innovation at its best: The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) – in collaboration with a number of local partners – has completed work on a local ventilator to be rolled out nationwide to patients showing respiratory distress in the early phase of COVID-19 infection.
Robotics: The interaction between employees and transport robots at BMW impressively demonstrates how factory harmony can be implemented in the factory of the future.
Data Centre fabric: Nokia has redefined data centre fabrics with the launch of a new and modern Network Operating System (NOS) and a declarative, intent-based automation and operations toolkit. This will allow cloud and data centre builders to scale and adapt operations in the face of year-over-year exponential traffic growth and constant change brought on from technology shifts like 5G and Industry 4.0.
E-Commerce digitising sorting and tracking: The e-commerce age success drives the need for smart and digitised sorting and tracking. For all the strategy that goes into e-commerce success, it comes down to moving the right items and packages to customers quickly and efficiently.
Broadcasting: On 10 July 2020, the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, published a new policy directive on the introduction of digital sound broadcasting (DSB) in South Africa. Get a taste of sound innovation with details about current DAB+ trials iin caope Town and Gauteng starting in August.
IoT: The Internet of Things (IoT) has enabled smart mining technologies and brought Industry 4.0 to the mining sector. It is imperative that hydraulic and pneumatic systems \and applications keep abreast of smart industry developments to better serve the 21st century requirements demanded by modern mining.