Posts tagged as IIOT

Hackathon incubates water-wise innovation

Urbanisation is affecting the world’s water reserves and, by 2030, the world will need 40% more potable water than is currently available. Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life report, it is estimated that some 300 of the 800-million inhabitants of sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments. South Africa’s Western Cape province is […]

IIoT sensors: making the physical world digital

For all the attention it has garnered in recent years, the industrial internet of things (IIoT) remains in its infancy. Contrary to popular belief, the IIoT is not only about connecting and internet-enabling assets to generate insightful data, but refers to the complete reconfiguration of the supply chain and manufacturing processes around this data. By […]

Virtual panel discussion: Does IoT replace SCADA?

  Does the internet of things (IoT) replace supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)? Can the two be integrated? And what is the difference between the two? These three questions were asked by Kudzai Manditreza in a recent LinkedIn discussion. We invited South African industry players to share their views on these and other important […]