Explosive environments: fundamentals of area classification

A guide for plant management and technical staff on how to conduct an area classification, the process whereby the degree of exposure to explosive atmospheres for a plant area is determined. Area classification (called “classification of hazardous locations” in our mines) is the process whereby the degree of exposure to explosive atmospheres for a plant […]

LTE to the rescue of the virtual PBX

A few years ago voice over IP was the rage; every company in the communications business was offering some VoIP service. The problem was that many providers did not do their homework properly which often resulted in a very poor quality of service, giving  VoIP a bad name.  There is now an opportunity with the […]

Data storage in the cloud – is South African business ready?

  Are businesses in South Africa ready for storing their data in the cloud?   It is actually a redundant question, as in several recent security surveys respondents were asked if they would share sensitive company information in dropbox. The overwhelming response was yes!   While that indicates that the use of storage in the cloud is […]

Giving sight to vision-enabled automotive technologies

  Cars continue to become smarter and smarter, integrating new and cutting-edge technologies to make the driving experience safer and more enjoyable.  In a White Paper entitled “TI Gives insight into vision-enabled automotive technologies” Texas Instruments’ authors Zoran Nikolic, Gaurav Agarwal, Brooke Williams and Stephanie Pearson provide insights into this fascinating subject. See the full […]