Archive for October, 2017

High-performance computing experiment to advance space travel

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and NASA have recently launched a supercomputer to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a one-year experiment to test high-performance computing in space conditions. The high-performance commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer system is called the “Spaceborne Computer”. It is unique in that it relies on software hardening, as opposed to […]

Revised EMC/EMI document lodged with WTO

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) have lodged a notification with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) under Article 5.6.2 of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). The document G/TBT/N/ZAF/220 is available from the WTO website.  As a signatory to TBT, South Africa is […]