Posts tagged as engineerIT

Prefabricated data centres an efficient sustainable solution

  The main challenge numerous data centres are facing is that they are running out of space. A solution to this problem by Schneider Electric, is its new prefabricated data centre solutions. Schneider Electric has named its new solution, SmartShelter Data Hall, and it is ideally suited for service providers, cloud operators, and large enterprises where […]

Quarter-turn actuator for process automation

  Modular, resilient, versatile – these are the core properties of the quarter-turn actuator DFPD from Festo. This rack and pinion combination is thus suitable for many requirements in the process industry. Thanks to its versatility and flexibility, the DFPD can be used in several sectors and markets. Its modern, simple and compact design is noteworthy, whether […]

Developing countries the biggest users of the internet – but 3,9-billion still have no access

  New data released by the International Telecommunicaitons Union (ITU) shows that 3,9-billion people remain cut-off from the vast resources available on the internet, despite falling prices for ICT services. The ITU report “ICT Facts & Figures 2016”  shows that developing countries now account for the vast majority of internet users, with 2,5-billion users compared […]

Smart cities: Building the connected future

  By 2050 80% of South Africans will be living in cities.  This shift from a rural to an urban population coupled to increased use and prevalence of information and communication technology by governments, commerce and consumers drives social and economic transformation that has profound implications on all aspects of life in South African cities. […]

350 W military power factor correction modules

  SynQor announces the release of its newest military PFC module, a power factor correction building block for AC-DC power conversion.  When the PFC is used with SynQor’s AC line filter, a hold-up capacitor and the company’s high efficiency DC-DC converters, it draws a nearly perfect sinusoidal current (PF>0,99) from a single phase AC input and […]