Posts tagged as Sensors

Bavaria in Benoni at temperature production facility

Endress+Hauser’s temperature production centre Pyrotemp recently held a Bavarian-style Oktoberfest or “Innovation Fest” at its premises in Benoni, complete with oompah band and lads and lasses in traditional German outfits – an acknowledgement of the Bavarian origins of Pyrotemp and its network of companies in Germany and worldwide. Approximately 60 clients and the members of […]

Industrial automation ready for the IoT

Industrial automation is ahead of most other industries in its readiness for the internet of things (IoT), and more specifically for the industrial IoT. When one looks at the deployment of the sensors, actuators, and low-level devices that are needed to enable IoT or IIoT, industrial automation has an advantage. Most industries are waiting on […]

Debating the smart city concept and its role in South Africa

  The Internet of Things and Big Data have popularised the smart city vision, and smart cities are increasingly being seen as the solution to addressing the challenges of rapid urbanisation. However, the smart city concept also conjures up images of data being used as a big brother governance tool, rampant corporatisation of the smart […]