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 […]

Safety is not the only driver of automation and robotics in mining

  With frequent – and now in some sectors of the mining industry, ongoing – strikes the question arises: should more automation be deployed in mines?  I posed this question to Dr. Declan Vogt , strategic research manager at the CSIR Centre for Mining Innovation.  “I believe that it is the way we are heading!”  […]

Electrical systems’ complexity increases the challenges for OEMs

  This abridged White Paper discusses the rising demand for electrical/electronic (E/E) systems functionality in automotive and military/aero vehicles due to customers and legislative requirements. To deal with these complexities would a systems engineering approach not be better to deal with these new demands? In a White Paper by Mentor Graphics “Managing electrical complexity with […]

Power electronics in automotive applications

  Over the last few decades, electrical loads in an automotive system have evolved from lighting and battery-charging towards infotainment, sensors and safety, thanks to component miniaturisation. This has made the car smarter and more fun to drive! While the trend of electronics in infotainment systems continues, a future trend is electronics in power train […]