Posts tagged as IOT

Cloud-based SCADA with local support

Adroit Technologies has been certified as a Sigfox partner for devices and its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) platform. The company has been validated as an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, presenting an opportunity for IoT applications and service providers to use its cloud-based SCADA system and industrial-automation platforms. The new platform allows data […]

South Africa and the fourth industrial revolution

While countries like Germany and Japan have adopted the internet of things, there are concerns over the IoT in the South African context, posing the question, “Is South Africa ready for the fourth industrial revolution?” To answer this question, the CNBC Africa television network and Siemens Africa hosted a televised panel discussion Siemens’ Midrand, Johannesburg […]

IoT could cause an energy crisis

The internet of things (IoT) is on an enormous growth path. With the IoT and the industrial IoT (IIoT), the world has a way to collect millions of data points which, with cleverly written algorithms, can turn that big data into tools to supercharge production facilities, eliminate breakdowns and deliver all the good things that […]

In conversation with… Greg Hookings, Stratus Technologies

While he was on a whistle stop visit to South Africa to participate in X-Change 2018, I meet with Greg Hookings at the Stratus office in Lynnwood, Pretoria, on his way back to England. Greg is responsible for leading the company’s industrial internet of things (IIOT) and Industry 4.0 IT systems with one of his […]