Archive for May, 2015

Wearing technology whilst driving

  Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head mounted display, and enables the wearer to communicate with the internet via voice commands. The glasses visually connect the wearer to an Android-run heads up display that offers many of the features of an Android smartphone, and connects the wearer to many of Google’s key cloud […]

Imminent legalisation of commercial “drone” use boosts UAV airshow

    Even more excitement is being generated by the Geomatics Indaba – UAV Airshow 2015 following the recent announcement by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, that the minister of transport has signed the South African Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations and that they will be officially published and implementable on 1 […]

Award for top achievement in mine surveying

  Stella Tinotenda Nyamwanza, a final year B.Sc Mining Engineering student from the University of the Witwatersrand has been selected by the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) as the Best Mining Engineer in Surveying for 2014. The award is presented on an annual basis to the best Wits mining engineering student in mine […]

Local electrical switchgear and panel maker

  Voltex MV/LV Solutions specialises in the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and maintenance of power distribution and generation products. Its central focus is in the production of LV/MV panels and switchgear, variable speed drives, motor control centres, distribution boards, mini-subs, standby generators and specialised assemblies. The company uses specified components that meet end-users’ needs and design […]