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How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings
How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildingsArticle

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Innovation is no longer a "nice" to have
Innovation is no longer a "nice" to haveArticle

The level and pace of disruption driven by technology is unprecedented...

17 Feb 2020

How smart building automation will drive security market growth
How smart building automation will drive security market growthArticle

Smart access control and security are the key reasons why businesses choose to establish 'smart' buildings or those that reflect the intelligent combination of technology and automation to facilitate intuitive interaction...

15 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trends
#BizTrends2020: 5 key architectural and sustainable initiative trendsArticle

On a micro and macro level, the world focus for 2020 and beyond is a growing commitment towards the environment and sustainable energy...

Bouwer Serfontein 13 Jan 2020

23.5% of smart building infection attempts are web-born
23.5% of smart building infection attempts are web-bornArticle

According to a recent study of smart building threats conducted by Kaspersky, almost two in ten (26.5%) computers used to control smart building automation systems were subject to some kind of malicious attack in the first half of 2019...

1 Oct 2019

3 levels of smart city growth
3 levels of smart city growthArticle

Smart cities need the operational technology foundation of smart panels and transformers, the middle layer of connected devices with edge control self-management and the top layer of real-time insights that can optimise services...

Taru Madangombe 30 Jul 2019

Meet your new team member - the room
Meet your new team member - the roomArticle

Digital assistants and smart rooms with environmental systems will soon be so sensitive to our workplace needs that they will feel like conscientious colleagues eager to meet our every command...

Isla Galloway-Gaul 19 Mar 2019

How digitisation has enabled smart homes and buildings
How digitisation has enabled smart homes and buildingsArticle

What once was science fiction is an everyday reality thanks to digitisation, and this is just the beginning...

Barry Bredenkamp 4 Mar 2019

The technology driving Africa's smart cities
The technology driving Africa's smart citiesArticle

Around the world, cities are exploring how they can best make use of technology to improve the quality of life for their citizens...

Riaan Graham 11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AI
#BizTrends2019: The sky is the limit with IoT and AIArticle

The rate at which technology has advanced recently is remarkable; particularly interesting for me is the 'internet of things' and for this reason I'm especially optimistic about the year ahead...

Scott Field 8 Jan 2019

Vodacom uses tech to help government save money
Vodacom uses tech to help government save moneyArticle

Cost containment measures announced by the state in the 2016 Budget Vote have contributed to a significant reduction in certain national and provincial government institution consumption....

4 Dec 2018

Global study finds AI is a key cybersecurity weapon
Global study finds AI is a key cybersecurity weaponArticle

Recent research shows security teams view machine learning and network visibility for users and IoT devices essential for battling stealthy threats inside IT infrastructures...

26 Sep 2018

Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa
Why smart transportation is a game changer for AfricaArticle

Many of the approaches and technologies which combine to form a smart city are being applied from Cape Town through to Cairo...

Sherry Zameer 22 Jun 2018

Sustaining hospitality: Embracing the Industrial Revolution 4.0
Sustaining hospitality: Embracing the Industrial Revolution 4.0Article

It's essential that the tourism industry embraces the Industrial Revolution 4.0 to accommodate the digital advances that will make sustainability a reality...

Enver Duminy 29 Mar 2018

Smart building data makes business sense
Smart building data makes business senseArticle

Buildings have become so much more than brick, mortar and glass...

Neil Cameron 20 Feb 2018

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#BizTrends2018: Real estate sector should strengthen foundations while economy is depressedArticle

The property sector has seen exceptional growth and expansion over the past ten years, but in keeping with the more recent deterioration of general economic circumstances...

Lee-Anne Bac 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Trends in HVAC and smart building technology
#BizTrends2018: Trends in HVAC and smart building technologyArticle

Over the last decade we have seen a continual refinement in heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and building technology...

Neil Cameron 28 Dec 2017

How machine learning can boost IoT efficacy
How machine learning can boost IoT efficacyArticle

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

Smart evolution of Africa's megacities will help address infrastructure challenges
Smart evolution of Africa's megacities will help address infrastructure challengesArticle

Facing rapid growth and evolution in Africa's megacities, radical and effective urban management is needed...

24 Aug 2017

(left to right) Deputy Ambassador, Ayellet Black; Ambassador of Israel to South Africa, Arthur Lenk; co-founders of Multifractal Semiconductors, Nishant Singh, Piotr Osuch, and Ketan Bhana; CEO of the Innovation Hub, McClean Sibanda; and Ogone Ntwae, senior manager special projects at the Innovation Hub.
Startup Tel Aviv South Africa winner announcedArticle

Multifractal Semiconductors has been announced the winner of the 2017 Startup Tel Aviv South Africa contest...

18 Jul 2017

Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities
Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart citiesArticle

As cities and solution providers develop their smart city strategies, they are trying to understand which solutions and business models hold the greatest promise in this growing market...

27 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?
#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?Article

With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, SA still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities...

Sindy Peters 15 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: HVAC and building efficiency
#BizTrends2017: HVAC and building efficiencyArticle

In heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and the building efficiency arena, the biggest trend drivers are the entrance of digital and wireless...

Neil Cameron 28 Dec 2016

Africa's largest gathering of built environment professionals returns to Gallagher Estate.
Live streaming masterclasses for African Construction and Totally Concrete ExpoArticle

The fifth annual African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Gauteng, 23 -24 May 2017...

14 Dec 2016

Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of Things
Nokia and HPE expand collaboration on Enterprise of ThingsArticle

Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a strategic collaboration on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for enterprise customers...

1 Dec 2016

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#MobileFocus: IoT to dominate connected devices by 2018Article

By 2018, Internet of Things to surpass mobile phones as largest category of connected devices...

27 Jun 2016

Redefining work and spaces
Redefining work and spacesArticle

Technology has made things previously thought impossible now possible, but whilst technology advances have demonstrated sustained gains in productivity, technology growth has not been proportional...

Danette Breitenbach 18 May 2016

Africa's IoT ecosystem is set to explode
Africa's IoT ecosystem is set to explodeArticle

IDC predicts that the worldwide market of connected devices will reach a total value of $1.7 trillion in 2020 and expect South Africa to account for $2 billion of this figure...

29 Feb 2016

Innovation in facilities management necessary to grow smart telecoms
Innovation in facilities management necessary to grow smart telecomsArticle

According to Cornelius van der Merwe it's vital to apply innovation to facilities management in the telecoms space, which by its very nature is risk adverse...

18 Nov 2015

Now is the time to deploy smart building technologies
Now is the time to deploy smart building technologiesArticle

The grid - the infrastructure that delivers electricity from our local utility and municipalities to buildings - is over-taxed...

Neil Cameron 26 Oct 2015

GIL Africa congress to address convergence in energy and more
GIL Africa congress to address convergence in energy and moreArticle

Frost & Sullivan will present key trends influencing the African landscape at the Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) Africa congress at The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town on 20 August 2015.

17 Jul 2015

Keeping the lights on in your smart building
Keeping the lights on in your smart buildingArticle

Intelligent, connected technology is a growing trend and property owners and managers, particularly in the retail space, are either constructing smart buildings...

Marco Da Silva 16 Jul 2015

Smart retail spaces make smart business sense
Smart retail spaces make smart business senseArticle

Intelligent technologies have become increasingly common, both within the business and consumer space. Utilising such 'smart' technologies results in...

Paul Divall 14 Jul 2015

Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildingsArticle

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014

Emerging markets key to SA's growth
Emerging markets key to SA's growthArticle

The annual supplychainforesight survey, conceptualised by Barloworld Logistics and based on independent study by international research firm Frost & Sullivan, has released its 2013 results.

Kate Stubbs 23 Oct 2013

Etisalat Group CEO shares vision for future of telecoms in the region
Etisalat Group CEO shares vision for future of telecoms in the regionArticle

Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group, recently predicted a positive future for the telecoms industry during the morning session of GSMA Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference at Dubai World Trade Centre.

22 Oct 2013

Telkom Open Innovation 'Mega Challenge' launchedArticle

At the sixth SA Innovation Summit, Telkom announced the Open Innovation 'Mega Challenge' to all South African innovators, calling on them to think innovatively about the company.

31 Aug 2013

Business efficiency needs smarter cities and smarter buildingsArticle

We are globally experiencing some common challenges, such as a shortage of energy, water and other resources, which are crucial to sustain our cities and homes. In order to conserve these scarce resources and minimise the impact on the environment, a more controlled approach is required, in which there is significantly less wastage.

Brendan Young 15 Mar 2012

Johnson Controls acquires EnergyConnectArticle

Johnson Controls provides solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings and is expanding its offerings in the demand response market. This will enable smart buildings to interface into the grid and building owners to better manage their building's energy consumption.

14 Mar 2012

EES wins Cape Town Film Studios contract
EES wins Cape Town Film Studios contractArticle

Electrical Engineering Solutions (EES) has been awarded the contract to project manage the information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure, from construction to operational service provisioning, for Cape Town Film Studios (CTFS), claimed to be South Africa's first major, Hollywood-style film studio in Cape Town. The R430-million project will be fully operational by the end of 2010.

1 Apr 2010

MTN signs Copenhagen Communiqué
MTN signs Copenhagen CommuniquéArticle

The MTN Group is one of the latest signatories to the Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change. As a signatory to the Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change, the MTN Group has joined others in calling for environmentally-friendly practices.

26 Nov 2009

More anti-smoking measures comingArticle

A feature of downtown Johannesburg in Simmonds Street is the number of smokers decorating the doors of smart buildings, puffing away like mad.

Nthabisang Moreosele 9 Sep 2009

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