Connecting to and communicating with a video wall

  A video wall consists of an integration of multiple ultra-thin bezel LCD or rear projection digital light processing (DLP) displays tiled together contiguously or overlapped to form one large logic screen. This produces a high quality image on a vast pixel estate resulting in a superior human-machine interface through effective communication with the video […]

Super-broadband speeds – it’s all in the chip!

  The first deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across South Africa will deliver businesses with the simplicity, scalability, and efficiency expected from a fibre network – and it is all in the chip! Internet Solutions (IS), the first in South Africa to deploy the new technology, is now able to react to changing business […]

Modern techniques of verification for wireless M2M communication

  M2M (machine-to-machine) communication brings valuable benefits both to device manufacturers and to end users: remote sensing, monitoring, tracking and data-logging bring a new dimension to the functions of machines in industrial, commercial, military and other market segments, in applications such as automation, vending, smart metering and logistics. Wireless is the preferred mode of communication […]

Tips for planning an industrial wireless network

  WiFi is now present everywhere and people have become comfortable using it for just about any application. For example, many systems designers are choosing to move their industrial applications from wired Ethernet to wireless utilising WiFi. The advantages of moving to a wireless design are numerous. Click here to download pdf

Preventing data corruption during an extended power outage

  Despite advances in computer technology, power outages continue to be a major cause of PC and server downtime. Protecting computer systems with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) hardware is part of a total solution, but power management software is also necessary to prevent data corruption after extended power outages. Various software configurations are discussed, and […]

Fibre for City of Cape Town broadband

  Social demands for increased municipal services have created the need for faster and improved communications to cater for increased capacity in the network. The choice for upgrading the City of Cape Town system was to change over from the conventional fibre optic (FO) cable interconnecting method, to a blown fibre optic (BFO) cable. One […]

Wireless mouse that supports Bluetooth

  Nordic Semiconductor has announced that the world’s first dual-operating Bluetooth v4.0 and proprietary 2,4 GHz wireless mouse has been launched by  Lenovo Group and benefits in both use cases from Nordic’s  multi-protocol nRF51822 SoCs. This allows consumers to use Lenovo N700 wireless mouse with the latest Windows 8 PCs with Bluetooth v4.0 (that includes […]

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