Posts tagged as IOT

Start-up Spotlight: New start-up to empower many other start-ups

MyTechie is a new start-up that can be likened to the AirBnB of technicians – enabling techtrepreneurs. Once launched, the app will be downloadable and will connect users to technicians on call. MyTechie South Africa has been established as a facilitator of standardised information and communication technology (ICT) services to communities and ICT service providers. […]

Nanosensors and the “internet of nanothings”

With the internet of things (IoT) expected to comprise 30-billion connected devices by 2020, one of the most exciting areas of focus is on nanosensors capable of circulating in the human body or being embedded in construction materials. Once connected, this “internet of nanothings” (IoNT) could have a huge impact on the future of industrial […]

SA mines must decarbonise, decentralise and digitise

South African mines must adopt and invest in renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures as part of their sustainability measures. This will require a programme of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation. The minister of energy, Jeff Radebe, speaking to the Energy and Mining Sectors session at the recent Investing in Mining Indaba, held at Cape Town’s […]

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 […]