Developing value-added IoT solutions

The internet of things (IoT) has passed its peak hype and is dictating how different sectors of the economy will operate in the not-so-distant future. The question is no longer whether industries will adopt IoT or not, but how rapidly they are wiling to digitise. The increasing demands for digitisation by a variety of industries […]

Virtual fencing system using wireless connectivity

Norwegian technology company, Nofence, has selected Nordic Semiconductor’s award-winning nRF52832 Bluetooth low energy (LE) system-on-chip (SoC) for its virtual fencing system, designed to eliminate the need for farmers to maintain physical fences for grazing animals. The virtual fencing system consists of a collar, worn by the animal, incorporating a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver […]

A focus on smart, connected, secure

Microchip South Africa recently held an event for its customers and distributors in Johannesburg, Gauteng, to discuss “Microchip 2.0” – the company’s new vision and direction going forward. Norbert Siedhoff, CEO of Microchip Germany, addressed attendees and answered the question “what changed, and why?” According to Siedhoff, the company is shifting its focus to address […]