Virtual panel discussion: Does IoT replace SCADA?

  Does the internet of things (IoT) replace supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)? Can the two be integrated? And what is the difference between the two? These three questions were asked by Kudzai Manditreza in a recent LinkedIn discussion. We invited South African industry players to share their views on these and other important […]

Battery development needs to speed up

  Battery technology – also known as energy storage technology – is not keeping up with the requirements of other developments in the electronics and communication industry. For the past nine years the American Department of Energy has been holding an annual symposium called “Beyond Lithium-ion” dedicated to supporting newer, lighter, more energy-dense batteries. But […]