Posts tagged as IOT

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 […]

Cloud-based SCADA with local support

Adroit Technologies has been certified as a Sigfox partner for devices and its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) platform. The company has been validated as an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, presenting an opportunity for IoT applications and service providers to use its cloud-based SCADA system and industrial-automation platforms. The new platform allows data […]