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13 November 2013: Feature Articles

  • SA gets the smarts
  • Clean bill of health for Sentech
  • Products of the Year
  • Carrim drafts DoC strategy through 2014 elections
  • Locally made antennas to go supersonic
  • Expanding Turkish manufacturing sector covets SA market

23 October 2013: Feature Articles

  • Digital laser invented at CSIR
  • Poynting eyes bold path to growth
  • Scientists create lightsaber tech, sort of (probably not)
  • UFS develops eye tracking technology
  • Just Batteries company profile

9 October 2013: Feature Articles

  • Local company rolls out proprietary wireless network
  • ASIC Design Services and XJTAG bosses talk boundary scan
  • Using open source operating systems for embedded system development
  • Dutch government aids SA companies looking to export to EU
  • Just Batteries completes contract for military battery, charger and analyser units

18 September 2013: Feature Articles

  • Altech UEC boosts capacity with R50 million upgrade
  • iCORP distributing Quectel M2M modules
  • Legrand buffs up its Sandton premises
  • New Wi-Fi product range available through Otto Wireless

4 September 2013: Feature Articles

  • New science campus for Unisa
  • Microtronix adds new Universal production line
  • productronica 2013 to focus on PCB and EMS
  • RS launches online resource for open source design

21 August 2013: Feature Articles

  • Altron consolidates, launches new division
  • Multisourcing in the South African technology sector
  • New DStv decoder being assembled in East London
  • SA to trial digital radio

7 August 2013: Feature Articles

  • The true cost of manufacturing in South Africa
  • Survey shows SA expats eager to give back
  • Communications bill proposes wireless spectrum trading
  • Uniross back in industrial battery business after 5-year recharge

24 July 2013: Feature Articles

  • Q&A on SA’s smart ID cards
  • And the winners are...
  • Actum now distributes Exxelia’s product range in SA
  • Mantech owner becomes Mobicon director

10 July 2013: Feature Articles

  • Minister of Communications axed
  • Local tech companies must heed Samsung vs Apple
  • SA students supercompute their way to the top
  • Hisense opens Western Cape manufacturing plant
  • Projects24 earns ISO 9001 certification

26 June 2013: Feature Articles

  • In memoriam: Philip du Preez
  • Communications minister to more actively engage with state-owned companies
  • Samsung providing learners with hands-on electronics skills
  • Technology innovation competition launched
  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony at South African PV module maker

12 June 2013: Feature Articles

  • Pule offers optimism for digital migration
  • Smart ID card rollout commencing in July
  • ABB to make PV inverters in SA

29 May 2013: Feature Articles

  • Electronics expo enjoys strong Cape début
  • Beta LAYOUT: more than just a prototype PCB supplier
  • Vodafone certifies u-blox 3G modules for M2M
  • Webb wins major contracts for in-building solutions
  • Bulls score NFC ticketing system

15 May 2013: Feature Articles

  • Will SA miss the digital deadline?
  • MCU market continues migration towards 32-bit and ARM cores
  • Eskom hands bursary to promising engineering student

1 May 2013: Feature Articles

  • Change at the top of Avnet Kopp
  • Cape Town schools trial Internet over TV white space
  • Win a microcontroller development board
  • Q&A with Microchip’s European director
  • ZigBee Alliance releases IPv6-based spec

17 April 2013: Feature Articles

  • National Electronics Western Cape Expo Preview
  • Communications Minister cries blackmail
  • The dti invites SA companies to exhibit in China
  • Future leaders graduate from CoachLab programme
  • Agilent recognises top EDA experts
  • Renesas PLC solution wins smart metering award

3 April 2013: Feature Articles

  • Tellumat opens new TV manufacturing plant
  • No local manufacturing for VDSL rollout
  • Report analyses embedded system trends
  • Agilent triples instrument warranty period

20 March 2013: Feature Articles

  • Global M2M service platform launched by Vodacom
  • AAD announces distribution agreement with Microchip Technology
  • High-tech locking system made in SA enjoys global success
  • Microchip makes use of the human body for secure wireless communications
  • Atmel introduces wireless phase-difference ranging

6 March 2013: Feature Articles

  • Solar panels being manufactured in KZN
  • Altium Designer 2013 released
  • Win an Android accessory development kit from Microchip
  • Databeans tips 7% chip market growth for 2013

20 February 2013: Feature Articles

  • It's in the stars - SKA project takes off
  • Deman expands production capacity
  • Altium encourages third-party and customer developments
  • Otto Wireless Solutions taps new industrial modem supplier
  • IPC offers market research subscriptions

6 February 2013: Feature Articles

  • SABLE Accelerator forms host of new partnerships
  • Gauteng Innovation Competition winners announced
  • Radio amateurs celebrate a century of disaster communications
  • Hi-Q to distribute Energy Micro chips

23 January 2013: Feature Articles

  • Cause of tin whiskers identified
  • New IEEE standards target wireless smart grids
  • Actum acquires specialist instrumentation supplier
  • Suntronika joins the Mobicon family
  • New light source may challenge LEDs