12 Sep

Industry experts examine key enabling tech for 5G

The CSIR and IEEE will drill into how software-defined networking and network function virtualisation will impact the development of 5G.

4 Sep

More electric semi-trailer trucks head to brewery

The CSIR commissions additional trucks with semi-autonomous tech, including enhanced autopilot, automated braking and lane departure warnings.

30 Aug

CSIR unveils new tech for diabetes management

New technology that uses breath analysis instead of blood for diabetes management could replace the invasive "finger prick" glucometer.

24 Aug

WOAN plans don't solve SA's spectrum woes

With the wholesale open access network in the pipeline, SA forges ahead with an experiment that has no successful precedent anywhere in the world.


ECA Bill gets thumbs up

Despite widespread criticism from some stakeholders in the sector, Cabinet moves to approve the Bill that clears the way for the introduction of the wholesale open access network.

Aug 17, 2018

New vulnerabilities discovered in fax machines, printers

Cyber criminals are targeting company and private fax machines to take over networks and steal information, says Check Point.

Jul 25, 2018

CSIR tackles mining safety using technology

Principal researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research develop cutting-edge technology to improve mining safety.

Jun 12, 2018

Social media data used to identify crime patterns

CSIR researchers deploy analytics, mapping and geolocation tools via public safety incident posts on these platforms to pinpoint trends.

Jun 7, 2018

CSIR develops test bed to prepare Africa for 5G

The institute aims to support research on key technology building blocks for 5G, and support development and experimentation on use cases.


Wireless World Research Forum presents 40th meeting

The forum partners with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, and will take place in Durban from 31 May to 1 June.

May 21, 2018

Scientists slam renewable energy prophets of doom

A team of scientists rubbishes a previous paper suggesting a 100% renewables future is not feasible.


CSIR introduces technologies to improve water quality

The low-cost technologies aim to purify water and enhance service delivery in remote municipalities across the country.