Archive for September, 2017

Optimising electrical asset maintenance

The Machines 2017 conference, which will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia between 30 October and 1 November 2017, is an opportunity to learn best practice solutions for business-critical electrical asset management. This year’s conference focuses on optimising electrical asset maintenance – progressing to on-condition maintenance. See how the optimisation of […]

Extracting value from satellite imagery

Geospatial companies Esri South Africa and Swift Geospatial hosted an aerial imagery workshop with satellite imagery providers Planet and DigitalGlobe. One of three such national workshops, it took place at Esri South Africa’s Midrand offices on 19 September 2017. The workshop provided users with a chance to learn and ask questions about the imagery offerings, […]

Drone operators test their skill

Rocketmine and other drone operators put their skills and knowledge to the test in the second annual Rocketmine Pilot Day held at the Cors-Air Airfield near Bapsfontein on 23 September 2017. Pilot Day is part of the drone service provider’s internal performance evaluation programme “Stripe”, a reference to the stripes on airline pilot uniforms indicating […]

Connecting developers and investors to grow startups

Esri South Africa has in recent months started involving itself more with local technology startups. The geospatial company held its first StartTech Meetup in collaboration with Thmbprnt on 14 September 2017, connecting developers and start-ups with business development experts. Keynoting the event was Abu Bakr Cassim, co-founder of the investment platform Jozi Angels, and Michael […]