SA firm trials drone tech to detect explosive weapons

Skymotion Solutions is trialling unmanned aerial vehicle technology to detect and map unexploded ordinance.

29 Aug

SA women solve challenges using world’s largest 3D printer

This week, female researchers from the CSIR showcased some of their research breakthroughs made using the world’s largest 3D printer.


Mixed reaction as telcos ponder new spectrum directive

Most mobile operators believe the new spectrum allocation policy is a positive development, while analysts express concern at the continued focus on the WOAN.

May 27, 2019

New CSIR strategy focuses on Industry 4.0

The CSIR embarks on a drive to develop and localise industrial technologies through public-private sector collaboration.


How to build a cost-effective security operations centre

CSIR cyber security specialist Muyowa Mutemwa will discuss the requirements for running an effective cyber security operations centre.

Mar 11, 2019

CSIR offers online climate risk profiling tool

The online portal provides quantitative scientific climate change projections to determine the impact it will have on towns and cities across SA.


Tech-driven human settlements roadmap in the pipeline

The master plan seeks to flesh out how government can use science, technology and innovation to secure smart, green households and neighbourhoods in SA.


10 cyber security trends to watch in 2019

Biometric hacking, fake videos and AI-driven attacks are among the top cyber security threats predicted to take centre stage next year.

Nov 20, 2018

Spectrum for 5G will ensure investment in Africa

To attract investment in Africa, regulators need to make spectrum available soon for 5G services, says a new report.


Cargo e-bike takes to the streets

The Gauteng transport department debuts an electric-powered bike to provide a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option in the transportation of goods.

Oct 9, 2018

ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.


Telecoms ministry lifts lid on WOAN spectrum allocation

A Government Gazette details the policy framework for licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum for the wholesale open access network and mobile operators.

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