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  • Report reveals potential cyber threats facing RF controllers

    March 4, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Report reveals potential cyber threats facing RF controllers

    Industrial manufacturers have come to rely a great deal on radio frequency (RF) protocols in their day-to-day functioning. From simple operations such as turning on a motor to more intricate functions like manoeuvring a heavy-duty vehicle, RF forms an...

  • How to improve technology in Africa

    Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

    January 30, 2019 • Events, StartupsComments Off on Africa Tech Week to give insights on Industry 4.0

    The city of Cape Town, in partnership with the department of science and technology (DST), is set to host the inaugural Africa Tech Week which will introduce African small businesses to digital solutions and future business strategies and development. The...

  • Chief Director of Future Production Technologies at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Ilse Karg

    Skills development is key to Industry 4.0

    December 6, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Skills development is key to Industry 4.0

    The Fourth industrial revolution has the potential to disrupt every industry in every country through large-scale automation, adoption of emergent technologies, big data and artificial intelligence. According to Chief Director of Future Production...

  • MTN launches live 5G Indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre

    The technologies that will shape the business landscape in 2019

    December 4, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on The technologies that will shape the business landscape in 2019

    The past few years have seen the technology landscape alter tremendously, with both consumers and professionals benefitting from continued innovation in the areas of cloud, IoT, networking and virtual and augmented reality – to name but a few. However, it...

  • South Africa needs a grounded approach for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    September 12, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa needs a grounded approach for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    South Africa needs to whittle the discussion down to an understanding on the one hand of what is happening in technological changes and relate that to the structure of the South African economy The Industrial Development Advisor at the Department of Trade and...

  • SICK Automation supplied and installed remote safety laser scanners and controller at Swedish robot company OpiFlex.

    Remote safety solution increases human safety in robot environment

    August 30, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Remote safety solution increases human safety in robot environment

    SICK Automation supplied and installed remote safety laser scanners and controller at Swedish robot company OpiFlex. The order and installation took place subsequent to a collaborative effort between SICK and OpiFlex in realising a safety solution for movable...

  • While South Africa shows excellent potential to lead Africa in the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), private business, government and educational institutions will need to work together to upskill the nation adequately for this new, digital economy.

    Digital skills for a digital economy

    August 29, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital skills for a digital economy

    While South Africa shows excellent potential to lead Africa in the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), private business, government and educational institutions will need to work together to upskill the nation adequately for this new, digital...

  • Managing the impact of the global digital component shortage

    Yes, legacy systems can be digitised

    July 20, 2018 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Yes, legacy systems can be digitised

    Industry 4.0 is driving socio-economic change on a scale and at a pace never seen before. Technological advancements such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and robotic process automation are fundamentally changing the way in which we live and work, especially...

  • AI robot Sophia visits Vietnam, talks about robotics

    Robot Sophia talks about Industry 4.0 in Vietnam

    July 16, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Robot Sophia talks about Industry 4.0 in Vietnam

    Sophia, renowned globally as the world’s first robot citizen, hogged all the limelight as she took the stage at an international event in Hanoi on Friday, as part of her first-ever visit to Vietnam. The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered humanoid robot,...

  • Will robots enhance or eliminate jobs?

    Will robots enhance or eliminate jobs?

    May 31, 2018 • Finance, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Will robots enhance or eliminate jobs?

    Science fiction is a thing of the past. Augmented reality has outstripped the technological imagination. We have to learn to co-create with our own creations. This is the advance message of the forthcoming Industry 4.0 Workshop at Sustainability Week 2018,...

  • Mike Vincent, Deloitte Consulting C&IP Leader and Africa Industrial Products & Services Leader

    The future of manufacturing lies in digital transformation

    May 16, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments Off on The future of manufacturing lies in digital transformation

    The South African manufacturing industry has come under significant pressure in the last decade with the traditional manufacturing industry currently in the throes of a digital transformation that is accelerated by the exponential growth of smart...

  • How Industry 4.0 is affecting sustainability across sectors

    May 11, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on How Industry 4.0 is affecting sustainability across sectors

    Every industry – manufacturing, transport, agriculture, education – is being disrupted and transformed beyond recognition by Industry 4.0. “Industry 4.0, through automation, integration systems, data collection and data analysis, can help to inform...

  • Industry 4.0 is a term that was coined a few years ago in a project in the high-tech strategy of the German government,

    Industry 4.0 in the Logistics Industry

    May 4, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Industry 4.0 in the Logistics Industry

    Recently, Trackmatic CEO David Slotow spoke at the 7th Annual Eurasian Supply Chain Congress. Supply chain executives gathered from several diverse industries to listen to a broad range of topics, all with a common theme: How do we improve the sustainability...

  • Industry 4.0: Are you ready?

    April 25, 2018 • General, SponsoredComments Off on Industry 4.0: Are you ready?

    While there are several definitions for Industry 4.0, it essentially translates into a marriage of physical and digital technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence, cognitive technologies and the internet of things (IoT). This combination of the...