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Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

January 21, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner, Inc. 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a variety of applications, but struggle with acute talent shortages. “Four years ago, AI [&hellip...

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5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

January 17, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

It’s that time of year again, where everyone from major consultancies to futurists try to predict what’s to come in the world of business and technology. As always, I like to throw my hat in the ring by looking at our own TransUnion data, combined with...

Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

January 15, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments (0)

With the number of connected devices set to top 20 billion by 2023, businesses must act quickly to ensure their IoT breach detection is as effective as possible. Surveying 950 IT and business decision makers globally, Gemalto found that companies are calling...

Old IoT vulnerabilities – a botnet gift that keeps on giving

Old IoT vulnerabilities – a botnet gift that keeps on giving

January 11, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments (0)

The first thing anyone purchasing any device that connects to the Internet should do upon switching it on for the first time is to update it immediately. If you don’t, you risk having it hijacked by a botnet. So says Bryan Hamman, territory manager for...

How technology is tourism industry

Gemalto secures IoT connection with all-in-one sim

January 9, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments (0)

Digital security company Gemalto, is helping simplify and secure IoT connectivity for AT&T customers by integrating its embedded SIM (eSIM) inside the Cinterion® LTE-M IoT module. The new solution streamlines development for OEMs and reduces the cost...

Five Predictions for IoT in 2019

Top 5 predictions for IoT in 2019

January 4, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Top 5 predictions for IoT in 2019

Software AG released its latest predictions about the Internet of Things for 2019. Philip Hooker, Vice President for Online Business, IoT & Cloud at Software AG, said: “Smart homes, data democratization, design thinking, the edge and lightweight M2M...

Top 7 Reasons why you should attend IOT Forum Africa 2019

Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

January 3, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

The 3rd annual IoT Forum Africa, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, is targeted at business leaders and IoT ecosystem participants in Africa, and will create a platform for all...

How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

December 27, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

Since the term “AI” was first coined by cognitive scientist Richard McCarthy and his team in preparation for the 1956 Dartmouth AI Conference, machines that can demonstrate human-like intelligence have been the holy grail of the artificial...

Top 7 Reasons why you should attend IOT Forum Africa 2019

Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

December 19, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term sitting at the tip of everyone’s tongue in the tech space. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be up to 21 billion connected devices globally and IoT will be at the forefront of this revolution. Many industry...

How technology is tourism industry

Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

December 18, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, have partnered up to deliver an innovative solution that excelled in the grueling Porsche GT4 Cup championship race. The Gemalto Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 IoT Module and a Gemalto eSIM delivered secure,...

IoT.nxt CEO nominated for IT Personality of the Year

South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

December 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, StartupsComments Off on South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

South African innovators in Internet of Things technology, IoT.nxt, added Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform to its competencies this month, its second such competency after it was recognised as a Gold Partner for Data Platform in 2017....

Tsalano IoT system lands the company second place at the NDP 2030 Hackathon

Tsalano IoT system lands top spot at the NDP 2030 Hackathon

December 12, 2018 • Internet of Things, StartupsComments Off on Tsalano IoT system lands top spot at the NDP 2030 Hackathon

IT solutions provider Tsalano Business Solutions, a partner of Software AG took second place at the recent SITA NDP 2030 Hackathon event, in the Internet of Things (IoT) category. Tsalano showcased its Water Telemetry System solution, developed to aid with...

Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe...

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

December 10, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor for IoT Forum 2019

SqwidNet has extended their partnership with IT News Africa by returning as a Diamond Sponsor for the 3rd straight year at the annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand...

Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

December 9, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

While there has been an increase in rain in the Western Cape, the province and the country’s water woes are far from over. According to scientists, there is a cyclic pattern which repeats itself about every 220 years of 10 exceptionally dry years and we are...

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

December 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

2018 was incredibly exciting for the technology sector which has seen myriad advancements. These include the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) being established, robots helping around the house and consumer electronic innovations such as TVs that...