Allied Technologies Ltd. (Altech) subsidiary, Alcom Systems, has been awarded the South African Police Service (SAPS) tender for the supply, delivery, installation, commissioning and testing of a complete digital Terrestrial Trunked Radio (Tetra) communications network system for Gauteng.
Avaya Inc. is moving away from a proprietary security protocol to a standards-based solution for its new IP telephony software, Communications Manager 2.0. It's a move that could make all the difference to security-conscious companies, says one industry observer.
Siemens AG and Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. signed a contract on Thursday to form a joint venture for manufacturing new mobile broadband systems, aimed mostly at the huge Chinese market. The contract follows a memorandum of understanding signed by the two manufacturers in August.
During a teleconference on Tuesday hosted by research firm the Yankee Group, one analyst offered up advantages and disadvantages of voice over wireless LAN technology, noting that as prices start coming down enterprises should start to give the technology some serious thought.
Chantry Networks Inc., a provider of wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions, announced on Monday that it has extended its BeaconWorks family of products to include IEEE 802.11 a/b/g compliance and various access point configuration choices.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging technology continues to gain in inventory tracking uses, as Monday Microsoft Corp., IBM Corp. and Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV announced projects for developing and promoting it as a cost-saving tool for retailers.
We have moved from Industry 4.0 (inspired by WEF--World Economic Forum), Society 5.0 (Japan G20), Smart Humanity (KNVI, Royal Dutch IT Association) where digital transformation infuses all aspects of our lives--to the 5th Machine Age. AI is a key driver.
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