Exxaro partners with UP to drive safer mining

Exxaro Resources has announced a partnership with the University of Pretoria to establish the first Exxaro Chair in Extended Reality (XR) Technology. Extended Reality technology refers to all real-and-virtual combined environments and human-machine interactions...

How Ford accelerates vehicle development and improves real-world testing

New vehicle development can involve many hundreds of prototypes and thousands of staff at facilities around the world, with new vehicles taking many years to go from the drawing board to the showroom floor. New vehicles have become more sophisticated and feature-rich...

Where does edge computing fit into the factory of the future?

According to Gartner, the smart factory is the factory of the future, with robotics and automation both gaining significant momentum. By Ronald Ravel, director B2B at Dynabook South Africa Each promising to transform the way factory workers, processes and technologies...

Future-proof and risk-proof your manufacturing business

A global survey conducted by Syspro to better understand how manufacturers and distributors handled the operational shifts brought on by Covid-19 revealed that 60% of manufacturers and distributors were impacted by supply chain disruptions. By Kevin Dherman, chief...