Posts tagged as digitalisation

ICT infrastructure to support SA’s utilities of the future

The 5th Nedbank Energy Dialogue seminar took place on 26 November 2019, hosted in association with EE Publishers. It was the last event of a series which covered various aspects of the energy sector. This final seminar looked at the ICT infrastructure to support an effective ICT ecosystem for electricity utilities of the future. Chaired […]

New app supports predictive services for drive systems

With Predictive Services for Drive Systems, Siemens presents a standardised extension to the local service agreement at this year’s SPS. This is based on the new Mindsphere Predictive Service Assistance app, which makes maintenance more efficient for Sinamics drive systems and/or Simotics motors in the low voltage range. With the new service portfolio including Mindsphere […]

The digitalisation of PV operations

All eyes are on digital technology as European PV plant operators continue to seek meaningful reductions in asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M) costs. Digitalisation promises to slash operational expenses and boost efficiency by automating many tasks that currently have to be done by hand, and by improving asset managers’ ability to rapidly identify […]

Innovating Africa’s industries

Endress+Hauser South Africa hosted its Innovating Africa’s Industries (IAI) conference at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. The event took place on 29 August 2019. The IAI is an industry forum established by Endress+Hauser and other industry players to collaborate on addressing the challenges faced by the process automation industry by means of innovation and new technology. The […]

Don’t delay starting your company’s digital journey

Digital transformation may sound like a buzz word, but speakers at the tenth annual MESA Africa conference said that companies should not delay starting their digital journey if they want to stay relevant in their industries. Addressing the theme “Smart manufacturing and the digital enterprise”, Pieter Theron of PWC said that a recent survey showed […]

The lighting revolution in summary

According to Signify CEO for Africa, Tamer Abol Ghar, the evolution of lighting was off to a slow start some 140 years ago, with the invention of the light bulb; for some 120 years, the only developments in lighting were variants on the shape and size of light bulbs. This was followed by the quest […]