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IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

8 Topmost reasons to sponsor and exhibit at Africa’s leading IoT event

January 16, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) which is set to take place on 29 & 30 March 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Center, Johannesburg, promises to be one of the stand out conference on this year’s technology events calendar. #IOTFA will host IT executives, developers & makers, OEM’s, policy makers, automotive exec’s, operators,...

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Gemalto

Gemalto launches new LTE wireless module for IoT

January 4, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gemalto is launching a leading edge LTE Cat. M1 wireless module for IoT solutions. The new Cinterion LTE Cat. M1 solution takes network efficiency and simplicity to new heights, delivering LTE for Machine-Type-Communication (MTC) and improved power savings...

Nokia, Vodafone and Telit collaborate to expand the IoT ecosystem using NB-IoT technology.

Nokia, Vodafone and Telit collaborate to expand the IoT ecosystem

December 27, 2016 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia, Vodafone and Telit collaborate to expand the IoT ecosystem

Nokia has deployed a fully integrated NB-IoT system at Vodafone’s ‘Open Lab’ in Dusseldorf, Germany using its radio access network and elements from its Cloud Packet Core solution. The system leverages IoT technology from Telit and will be...

IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Johannesburg to host IoT Forum Africa 2017

December 21, 2016 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg to host IoT Forum Africa 2017

The Internet of Things, is the next big wave in technology, with repercussions across the business spectrum. By connecting everyday devices to the internet the Internet of Things opens up a host of new opportunities and challenges for companies, governments...

Samsung Heist

Samsung’s ARTIK Smart platform turns IoT concepts into reality

December 13, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung’s ARTIK Smart platform turns IoT concepts into reality

Just about everyone has heard how the Internet of Things (IoT) will change lives across the globe by making our homes and buildings more efficient, our cars safer, our food supply more stable and the air people breathe cleaner. In addition, a recent study by...

Cathy Smith, Managing Director at Cisco.

Addressing South Africa’s healthcare accessibility issues through technological innovation

December 13, 2016 • Healthcare, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Addressing South Africa’s healthcare accessibility issues through technological innovation

We so often hear stories of the hardships associated with accessibility to high quality healthcare, but for many the nearest doctor, let alone specialist, can be many hours away. South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi recently pointed out that...

BlackBerry

BlackBerry unveils Mobile-Security platform for the Enterprise of Things

December 9, 2016 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry unveils Mobile-Security platform for the Enterprise of Things

BlackBerry Limited has unveiled its mobile-native approach to security with the launch of a comprehensive platform designed for the Enterprise of Things. The new platform is designed to be the foundation that drives the company’s ongoing move to software,...

Nokia, Vodafone and Telit collaborate to expand the IoT ecosystem using NB-IoT technology.

Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things

December 1, 2016 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things

Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a strategic collaboration on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for enterprise customers. The companies will jointly market and sell solutions for two IoT vertical enterprise segments, including...

Pretoria-based IoT.nxt, will open an office in London UK early 2017. (image source: pixabay.com)

Eseye achieves AWS IoT competency status

November 30, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Eseye achieves AWS IoT competency status

Eseye announced that it is among the first to achieve Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Competency status. The designation recognises Eseye for delivering effective solutions and providing deep expertise in IoT. Achieving AWS IoT Competency differentiates Eseye...

BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC accelerate IoT development with “silicon-to-intelligence” RISC-V platform. (image: pixabay.com)

BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC accelerate IoT development with RSCV-C

November 30, 2016 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC accelerate IoT development with RSCV-C

BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC announced an integrated IoT development platform based on the RISC-V open processor instruction set architecture (ISA). The platform offers an open-standards-based solution that allows designers of systems-on-a-chip...

Mike Vincent, Africa Industrial Products and Services Sector Leader at Deloitte.

How IoT innovation can help SA manufacturers compete internationally

November 29, 2016 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on How IoT innovation can help SA manufacturers compete internationally

The South African manufacturing industry has come under significant pressure in the last decade. According to Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Competitiveness survey, South Africa is ranked 27th in the world, down three places from 2013 and we’re expected...

Tresorit is an end-to-end encrypted cloud storage, which offers a secure alternative to mainstream file sync services. (image: bluecoat.com)

Openet launches a new business unit for immediate virtualised services

November 28, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Openet launches a new business unit for immediate virtualised services

Openet has launched Openet Accelerate, a dedicated business unit focused on delivering service capability using automated, virtualised and cloud based networks. Located in Openet’s Dublin headquarters, the new unit will harness the latest technological...

IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

IoT Forum Africa set for March 2017

November 24, 2016 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT Forum Africa set for March 2017

More than 200 delegates will convene for IOT Forum Africa 2017, one of Africa’s biggest Internet of Things (IoT) conferences to be held over 29- 30 March in Johannesburg. Coming at a time when IoT is predicted to impact more than 20 billion people by...

IoT, promises tremendous uses: from smart autonomous cars that self-direct to less congested roadways during peak traffic hours, to home automation, to smart farming, and millions more.

The true value of IoT lies in it being the Internet of Humans

November 23, 2016 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on The true value of IoT lies in it being the Internet of Humans

The Internet of Things (IoT) has caused unprecedented hype among technologists, software developers, futurists and industrialists. Estimates of the adoption of IoT vary from anywhere between 2.38-billion devices shipped in 2017 (Gartner) to 50.1-billion...

Artificial intelligence

Forrester identifies game changing tech for next 5 years

November 23, 2016 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Forrester identifies game changing tech for next 5 years

Forrester identified 15 emerging technologies that will change consumer expectations and the way businesses operate over the next five years. While all these technologies will help businesses become more customer-centric, Brian Hopkins, VP and principal...

Pretoria-based IoT.nxt, will open an office in London UK early 2017. (image source: pixabay.com)

Eseye announces breakthrough IoT technology with launch of AnyNet Secure™

November 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Eseye announces breakthrough IoT technology with launch of AnyNet Secure™

Eseye has announced the launch of its new, revolutionary AnyNet Secure technology; a SIM designed to counter the threat of IoT security breaches and work with both cloud-based and enterprise data management platforms. With high profile DDoS attacks hitting...