To improve cities, governments are increasingly promoting the use of technology and data-driven decision-making...
By Anthony Burke and Prasuna Reddy 3 days ago
Huge quantities of networked sensors have appeared in cities across the world in recent years. These include cameras and sensors that count the number of passers-by, devices to sense air quality, traffic flow detectors, and even beehive monitors...
Nick Malleson and Alison Heppenstall 5 Feb 2018
The City of Cape Town's call for submissions on how it can make use of digital technology and data to enhance its performance and enable residents and businesses to engage more actively with the city, closes on 16 February 2018...
1 Feb 2018
Two new categories have been added to the fifth annual African Utility Week Industry Awards to honour excellence in energy or water journalism, as well as digitally advanced utilities...
26 Jan 2018
There are few things that prevent Africa from truly connecting wirelessly to the internet and as these barriers fall, larger African cities will roll out smart city initiatives in some shape and form...
19 Jan 2018
Mobileye 8 Connect is an aftermarket collision avoidance system capable of collecting dynamic data to make cities smarter, safer and autonomous ready...
18 Jan 2018
The famous revolutionary hall of fame has a new name - technology. It changes regimes, rules and industries. It transforms the traditional, it disrupts the conventional and it redefines the future...
Vinny Perumal 8 Jan 2018
Over the last decade we have seen a continual refinement in heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and building technology...
Neil Cameron 8 Jan 2018
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) recently launched a report exploring the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the built environment and its impact...
24 Nov 2017
CIOs should leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. This is according to a new report from Forrester.
17 Nov 2017
The winners in the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge were recently announced, each receiving incubation support from the LaunchLab in addition to a share of R100,000 seed funding from Attacq...
16 Nov 2017
More than ever before, technology drives our world. It powers businesses, cities and governments, and shapes individual lives in a hugely impactful way...
Colin Thornton 7 Nov 2017
SA-based investment company PSG Group has not had to wait long for its investment in GrahamTek, a desalination and water purification company, to start paying off. On Tuesday, 6 February, GrahamTek confirmed it had clinched a R5bn contract to build a desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.
Marc Hasenfuss 8 Feb 2018
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