Archive for July, 2012

Modules certified to work with wireless network

U-blox recentl;y announced that two of its modules are certified for use on the Verizon 3G wireless network. The Lisa-C200 surface mount and FW75-C200 connectorised CDMA2000 1xRTT modules can now work with the Verizon Wireless network in the USA to support a wide range of machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. Both modules are ideally suited for M2M […]

Geocoder delivers enhanced location intelligence

TomTom has unveiled the latest version of its high volume batch geocoding web service. Geocoding converts addresses into geographic coordinates to enable rich location analysis. With this upgrade, the TomTom Global Geocoder extends the company’s ability to help businesses make smart decisions and delivers the high performance that enterprise customers demand. The geocoding service is […]

Barriers to VoIP tumbling

While voice over internet protocol (VoIP) uptake has been considerably slower in South Africa than in other countries, most obstacles to widespread VoIP adoption have been, or are being, addressed. According to the company, the uptake of VoIP in this country will increase significantly in the next year or two. According to a 2011 Nemertes […]

Gitex ict show 14-18 october 2012

GITEX Technology Week 14 – 18 October 2012, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), is the gateway to one of the world’s fastest emerging and investment ready ICT markets – the Middle East. Heralded as one of the largest and most important ICT events around the globe, GITEX delivers a leading […]

Reliable pump protection

NewElec’s KC pump motor protection relay provides a platform for effective protection that includes overloading, load loss, undervoltage, overvoltage and running stall protection. The relay also has phase loss and unbalance protection, as well as the optional capability for automatic restarting of a pump that has run dry after a user selected time period. In […]

Portable flue gas analyser

Land’s Lancom 4 is a portable flue gas analyser for industrial applications. Its compact design ensures ease-of-use on site for combustion efficiency and emissions monitoring measurements in all boiler system and pollutant gas emission processes. Building on the success of the Lancom 3, the Lancom 4 represents the next generation of portable gas analyser technology. […]

Halving school’s electricity bill

One of Johannesburg oldest institutions, King Edward VII School (KES), has cut its electricity bill in half thanks to Solarsave. Solarsave installed energy efficient lights in all the school buildings and hostels, and replaced the old water heating systems with modern, electricity efficient heat pumps. As a result of the savings, KES will recoup the […]

Solutions for testing in the mining industry

Comtest has scheduled a series of visits to southern African mines to show the synergy between their industrial and calibration tools and exactly how this value proposition works, specifically for the challenging process environment that is the industrial mining sector. International product specialists will discuss and demonstrate a full range of accurate, rugged and reliable […]

Increased investment in South African operations

Ricoh has increased investment in its operations in South Africa. The move is a part of the company’s strategy to expand its presence in key emerging markets, and South Africa is an important focus for the group. The investments will further enhance direct customer interactions and enable it to stay at the forefront of their […]

Test & Measurement 2012 conference and workshop

The Test & Measurement 2012 Conference and Workshop, to be held from 2 – 5 September 2012, at the Elangeni Hotel and Conference Centre in Durban has attracted a wide range of quality papers and presentations from various parts of the world. The programme and registration details can be downloaded from In line with […]