Posts tagged as technology

Innovative ICT makes cities safer and smarter

  The acceleration of global urbanisation and the proliferation of the internet will drive the convergence of ICT and urban infrastructure – so said Li Peng, Huawei Eastern and  South African president at the opening of the Huawei Safe City Africa Summit 2015 held in Cape Town on 28 April. He said that countries worldwide […]

Power sector technology day hosted in Nigeria

  Eaton hosted its inaugural West Africa Technology Day in Lagos, Nigeria recently to showcase the company’s solutions spanning five industry segments: oil and gas, data centre and IT, mining, electrical utilities, and solar and wind. Charles Iyo, the company’s sales manager for the company’s electrical sector in Nigeria, says that the country is emerging […]

Research and innovation to boost job creation

South Africa’s efforts to grow the economy and create jobs through research and innovation topped the agenda at the first Innovation Bridge technology showcase and matchmaking event held in Pretoria earlier this week. The provided opportunities for local and international technology-based companies, entrepreneurs and financiers to scout for technology solutions and investment opportunities. During the […]

Gesture control: The next wave of consumer electronics user interface evolution

  Why have some smartphones and tablets been more successful than others? The answer is quite simple: they’re successful because of their intuitive user interface. It’s the part of the system that drives the user experience providing access and control of the services, applications and features of the device in a very easy to understand […]

Innovation drives data centres of tomorrow

  Data Centre Central is a new conference and expo which addressed the unique economic, engineering and legislative aspects of designing and operating a data centre in South Africa.  The conference programme included discussions on metrics and standards, the shift of the infrastructure market, changes in technology and trends, and the impact in South Africa […]