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From the editor's desk: Yes, it’s that thing everyone’s talking about
25 March 2020, Technews Publishing
Call me a pessimist, but I’m absolutely, 100% certain that I’m going to catch COVID-19 (or the ‘novel coronavirus’ if you prefer to call it that) – if I haven’t done so already. At least the mortality ...

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Electronics news digest
25 March 2020
Overseas    Business • ams reported record revenues and results for full year 2019, with revenues up 32% year-on-year, and fourth quarter revenues exceeding expectations with strong adjusted operating ...

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XinaBox – Reaching for the stars
25 March 2020, RS Components (SA)
From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station this South African company is reinventing the way we approach IoT while inspiring students to follow STEM careers.

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Electrocomp launches new website
25 March 2020, Electrocomp
Electrocomp is inviting visitors to explore its new website, which has been designed to offer a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see their ...

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Looking beyond radar, the car’s virtual eye
25 March 2020, Altron Arrow
Faster, higher-resolution radar sensors have enabled the next generation of driver assistance technologies through improvements in vehicle safety and comfort in view.

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Disposing of e-waste in space
25 March 2020
According to BBC, there are over half a million pieces of debris floating around the Earth’s orbit. Most debris within the atmosphere are lost parts from space crafts, disused rocket stages or waste from ...

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IPC revises five standards
25 March 2020
IPC announced the release of five newly revised standards covering several areas of the supply chain:       · IPC/WHMA-A-620D, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies. · IPC-2223E, ...

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Testerion to represent ITW EAE in SA
25 March 2020, Testerion
ITW EAE announced a new extended partnership agreement with Testerion South Africa to represent and distribute all ITW EAE equipment including MPM printers, Camalot dispensers, Electrovert soldering systems, ...

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From the editor's desk: Interesting people, politicians, and viruses
26 February 2020, Technews Publishing
In this edition, in the first of a new regular highlight in Dataweek, we go behind the scenes with Peet Smit, the founder and owner of Centurion Micro Electronics, a well-known specialist embedded and ...

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Electronics news digest
26 February 2020
Overseas    Business • Maxim Integrated Products reported net revenue of $551 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2020 ended 28 December 2019, a 3% increase from the $533 million revenue recorded ...

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Personality profile: Peet Smit
26 February 2020, Centurion Micro Electronics
I believe in integrity, honesty and hard work and finding a balance in life.

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CSIR partners with 3Sixty GSG to accelerate technology commercialisation
26 February 2020
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will work with 3Sixty Global Solutions Group (3Sixty GSG), a subsidiary of NUMSA Investment Company (NIC), and Tautomer to fast-track the commercialisation ...

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Electrocomp launches new website
26 February 2020, Electrocomp
Electrocomp is inviting visitors to explore its new website, which has been designed to offer a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see their ...

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Coronavirus affecting the electronics industry
26 February 2020
Embedded World is a popular electronics tradeshow which is scheduled to take place in Nuremberg. However, some companies have unfortunately pulled out of the show due to the coronavirus circulating the ...

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Yekani liquidation suspended pending hearing
26 February 2020
The outcome from latest court appearance is that the process to liquidate Yekani Manufacturing has been suspended pending hearing on the business rescue application. The next court date will be confirmed ...

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CSI’s impact on 4IR
26 February 2020
With enormous potential to better human lives, the dawn of the connected technological age has placed telecommunications companies at the foreground of advancement of society. The onus is on companies ...

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Robotics and coding essential for SA youth
26 February 2020, RS Components (SA)
To many, robotic and computer coding are reserved for techies, geeks and sci-fi movies. Nowadays these terms are fast becoming the norm in society and households alike. There is no denying the fact that ...

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SAAB Avionics approves Elmatica auditor for PCB subcontractors
1 February 2020, Elmatica
Expanding on its international relationship with SAAB Avionics, printed circuit board supplier Elmatica’s Jan Pedersen successfully completed the Part 21, Subpart G training, regarding auditing of printed ...

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Electronics news digest
29 January 2020
South Africa • More than 2400 people braved pouring rain in Gauteng to attend the 5th Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) at the CSIR International Convention Centre in December. The annual Department ...

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Appointment: ExecuKit
29 January 2020, ExecuKit
ExecuKit has appointed Marshant Benadie in a technical support role.    His duties will include developing business with clients within the electronics distribution and manufacturing industry; managing ...

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