2006 ▾

29 November 2006: Feature Articles

  • World expert highlights SA's 'highs and lows'
  • Ignorance of e-waste puts corporates at high risk
  • SA electronics companies profile: CSIR, Defencetek - the ACL-20 perimeter surveillance system
  • Tejas Networks now represented in SA
  • Telecommunications infrastructure development in the second economy is key to bridging the 'digital divide'

15 November 2006: Feature Articles

  • Subscriptions to GPS-enabled location-based services to rocket
  • 3G to drive telecoms industry
  • Nordic joins new industry initiative that will allow ultra-low power wireless connectivity of small devices
  • Products of the Year: 2006
  • RS Components - SA's rapid electronic component response unit
  • SA electronics companies profile: Thales Advanced Engineering (Thales)

1 November 2006: Feature Articles

  • SA's television industry moving into the digital age
  • Intel/Nokia partnership ups the ante for wireless laptops

18 October 2006: Feature Articles

  • Infineon ranked as world's largest supplier of power semiconductors
  • MGE UPS Systems named 'UPS Company of the Year'

4 October 2006: Feature Articles

  • Photonic 'firewall on a chip' to provide high-speed data security for optical networks
  • WiMAX the broadband answer says Saab Grintek
  • One communications handset will be all we need in future reckons presenter at SATNAC
  • SA electronics companies profile: Cathexis
  • Short-range wireless finding complementary role in key cellular M2M applications
  • Stellenbosch student presents paper on SA satellite at conference

20 September 2006: Feature Articles

  • WiMAX said to be ready for SA roll-out
  • Lead-free solder licensed worldwide as EU lead-free rules take effect
  • Awareness of mobile number portability varies widely
  • SNO launches services as Neotel

6 September 2006: Feature Articles

  • Upcoming seminar on RoHS and lead-free manufacturing
  • austriamicrosystems opens an office in South Afria
  • Brazilian electronics industry sets sights on South Africa
  • Sentech on major skills development drive
  • World Cup 2010 opens up new technology opportunities
  • Smartcard IC market on course for steady growth

23 August 2006: Feature Articles

  • SA start-up develops first .NET compact framework for non-Windows smartphones
  • Siemens awards partnership excellence
  • AMD buys ATI

9 August 2006: Feature Articles

  • SAT3: What happens when national monopolies end, and what does this mean for regulators?
  • 16 products receive design awards
  • RFID - and its increasingly widespread application - a key focus at Wireless Congress 2006
  • First commercial MRAM memory product now in volume production
  • Tera 10 is No. 1 in Europe

26 July 2006: Feature Articles

  • SNO looks to early 2007 for first consumer telecom services
  • Analog IC markets prosper in 2006
  • Energy solutions provider expands in South Africa
  • International science show returns to Johannesburg
  • Siemens is a leader in European patent applications

12 July 2006: Feature Articles

  • Dataweek Reader Survey
  • 2G wireless is alive and well in developing countries
  • South Africa in danger of becoming a 'technology outpost'?
  • Polymer-based 'muscle-actuator' technology lauded

28 June 2006: Feature Articles

  • Intense debate aims at future shape of digital broadcast services
  • 8-bit microcontrollers nowhere near end-of-life
  • Applications' orientation for electronica 2006 being well received
  • Contactless payment will migrate from cards to phones
  • NFC Forum unveils initial specifications

14 June 2006: Feature Articles

  • Concerns raised over 'lead-free' solder health
  • Calls for an SA minister of ICT
  • New generation AMR system to help increase utilities' revenue
  • Despite apparent barriers, UWB market relatively unrestrained
  • RF power amp vendors looking to new markets and technology

31 May 2006: Feature Articles

  • Securex: opens doors to SA public

17 May 2006: Feature Articles

  • New graduate programme from Vodacom supports females in technology
  • Actum appointed as KVG crystal representative
  • Cybersecurity Trust and Awareness Survey launched
  • Data & Systems Technology now offers Endace network monitoring technology
  • Four factors critical to near field communications markets
  • New low-cost device opens communication for the severely paralysed
  • Commercialisation of malware drives spending on anti-virus products
  • Fusion PSC wins 'Innovation of The Year'
  • Growth expected for data converters in 2006
  • Next-generation Wi-Fi is coming soon, but 'let the buyer beware'
  • RFID technology requires a combination of IT and telecoms know-how
  • Telecoms and IT: choices and convergence take market to a better place

3 May 2006: Feature Articles

  • In2TV sets the scene for future content distribution
  • ST leads in application-specific analog
  • The future of realtime traffic data collection

19 April 2006: Feature Articles

  • Team wins international recognition for PC/104-based test invention
  • New process builds electronic function into optical fibre
  • Bluetooth adopts faster radio technology
  • New era of cellular competion expected with MNP
  • World's first transparent integrated circuit created

6 April 2006: Feature Articles

  • Avnet Kopp optimistic about the future of electronic component distribution
  • EBV expands its line card: soft spot for global market leader
  • Trolley Scan delivers first RFID-radar system to clients in Europe
  • 'Motobus' takes technology education direct to the people
  • Active RFID is showing innovation and very rapid growth
  • Electronics industry focuses on Munich for electronica 2006
  • SA Technology impresses visitors at CeBIT 2006
  • Industrial semiconductors used in process control reach $6,9 bn
  • SANAS accredits 1000 facilities

22 March 2006: Feature Articles

  • 3rd Eastern Cape Industrial Technology Exhibition a resounding success
  • First specification of standard formalises powerline communications
  • Huge opportunities for wireless suppliers at Beijing Olympics
  • 3D face recognition biometric solution ensures accurate authentication
  • Comtest celebrates double success

8 March 2006: Feature Articles

  • Mobile operators to spend billions on network expansion this year
  • Laser-based projector for mobile use is size of a matchbox
  • Saab Logtronics pioneers GenTest system
  • The 'Internet of things' said to be the next technological revolution
  • UEC partner Irdeto acquires Philips' content protection activities

22 February 2006: Feature Articles

  • Semiconductors in military and aerospace electronics
  • The cameraphone as scanner: a new information market
  • Spescom partners with satellite communications company Gilat
  • Yamaha Distributors now offers full product range

8 February 2006: Feature Articles

  • Actum Electronics expands into ESD products
  • After a flat year, semiconductor market expected to rebound
  • UWB standardisation collapses - conflict moves to the market, says ABI
  • Numerical Mathematics Consortium outlines specification for algorithm development
  • Siemens introduces first GSM/GPRS radio module featuring EDGE technology

25 January 2006: Feature Articles

  • Saab Grintek acquires avionics company AMS
  • M2M smart communications solution helps award winner
  • Valor expands SA business
  • Analog revenue ranking unchanged for 2005
  • Philips helps South Africa to embrace smartcard solutions
  • Semiconductors in test and measurement equipment