Posts tagged as technology

Power sector technology day hosted in Nigeria

  Eaton hosted its inaugural West Africa Technology Day in Lagos, Nigeria recently to showcase the company’s solutions spanning five industry segments: oil and gas, data centre and IT, mining, electrical utilities, and solar and wind. Charles Iyo, the company’s sales manager for the company’s electrical sector in Nigeria, says that the country is emerging […]

Research and innovation to boost job creation

South Africa’s efforts to grow the economy and create jobs through research and innovation topped the agenda at the first Innovation Bridge technology showcase and matchmaking event held in Pretoria earlier this week. The provided opportunities for local and international technology-based companies, entrepreneurs and financiers to scout for technology solutions and investment opportunities. During the […]

Gesture control: The next wave of consumer electronics user interface evolution

  Why have some smartphones and tablets been more successful than others? The answer is quite simple: they’re successful because of their intuitive user interface. It’s the part of the system that drives the user experience providing access and control of the services, applications and features of the device in a very easy to understand […]

Innovation drives data centres of tomorrow

  Data Centre Central is a new conference and expo which addressed the unique economic, engineering and legislative aspects of designing and operating a data centre in South Africa.  The conference programme included discussions on metrics and standards, the shift of the infrastructure market, changes in technology and trends, and the impact in South Africa […]

Young scientists at Expo show that science is fun

  Enthusiasm for science and ingenuity best describes the 34th International Science Fair held in Boksburg from 7 to 10 October 2014. The Eskom Expo for young scientists was attended by over 900 young people from all over South Africa with 632 unique exhibits showing their passion for science and technology. The Expo is the […]