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SA’s IoT.nxt Wins Massive US Schools Project
2 months ago

Local Internet of Things (IoT) technology innovator, IoT.nxt is making waves in the US with its patented Raptor gateway solution currently being rolled out in a multimillion-dollar project designed to optimise energy usage at schools in Florida and Dallas. On the back of this, IoT.nxt is fast-tracking its plans to expand into the US with the establishment of a US …

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XLink partners with IoT.nxt
2 months ago

XLink has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with IoT innovator IoT.nxt, with the aim of enabling businesses to digitalise their operations and take advantage of the Internet of Things. IoT.nxt is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Data Platforms and winner of several innovation and IoT awards. The company opened an office …

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Multiple role-players needed within intelligent mine
2 months ago

17 August 2018 By: Jessica Oosthuizen Creamer Media Reporter Mining companies need to establish ecosystems of suppliers and partners to establish, operate, manage and integrate an intelligent mine, says Internet of Things (IoT) solution developer IoT.nxt mining partnerships director Eric Croeser. “Mining companies, whether small or global, cannot solve the problems they have on their …

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IoT: The Next Big Thing
3 months ago

August 2018 It is quite evident that the Internet of Things (IoT) is developing and growing at an ascending rate. RFID sensors, Wearable gadgets, Vehicles and software are evolving past the rudimentary functions and the network is accelerating to include additional advancements every day. One can likely say that the number of connected gadgets at …

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Inside the MTN IoT Awards
3 months ago

2 August 2018 The third annual MTN Internet of Things Awards celebrated the best of South Africa’s market-ready IoT solutions, applications and developers on Tuesday, July 31 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The conference saw discussions on smart cities, fleet management, automotive, and insurance and how IoT is influencing these industries and concluded with …

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Twenty-Two Organizations Join The Linux Foundation and Invest in Open Source Technology
3 months ago

30 July 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced the addition of 17 Silver members and 5 Associate members. Linux Foundation members help support development of the shared technology resources, while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership and participation. …

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XLink partners with IoT.nxt to strengthen its digital transformation capability
3 months ago

MEDIA STATEMENT 13 July 2018 XLink is pleased to announce that it has clinched a strategic partnership with IoT innovator IoT.nxt, with the aim of enabling businesses to rapidly digitalise their operations and take advantage of the Internet of Things. IoT.nxt is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Data Platforms and winner of several innovation and …

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IoT: Its moment has come
4 months ago

Larry Claasen 29 June 2018 For years, there has been talk of the wonders of the Internet of Things (IoT). Enabling machines to send and receive data has long been touted as the next big thing, but although it has held a lot of promise, IoT never really seemed to get out of the starting …

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A true IOT ecosystem design will rely heavily on edge capabilities
4 months ago

By Marilyn de Villiers 14 June 2018 One of the fastest-growing trends in the ICT sector, and one that is generating considerable hype and attention is the Internet of things (IOT). Analyst firm Gartner predicts that there will be 26 billion connected devices by 2020. Nico Steyn, CEO of IOT technology innovator, Centurion-based IOT.nxt reckons …

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IoT.nxt achieves level 1 B-BBEE status
5 months ago

MEDIA STATEMENT 4 June 2018 Innovator in IoT technology, Pretoria-based IoT.nxt, achieved level 1 B-BBEE status, confirming the company’s commitment to make a meaningful contribution to the advancement of the South African economy through innovation using 4th Industrial Revolution technology. “President Ramaphosa mentioned the 4th Industrial Revolution in his first State of the Nation address …

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Disruptive technologies and new-age thinking
5 months ago

25 May 2018 The ability to offer value creative propositions has become essential to the lifeblood of mining operations which are heavily influenced by a world that where technology is constantly evolving. Traditional service offerings and thought processes are no longer sufficient and those companies who choose to embrace change, new technologies and dynamic thinking …

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IoT.nxt concludes partnership with Conclusion as Dutch presence grows
7 months ago

6 April 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Dutch company Conclusion announced a strategic partnership with South African IoT innovator IoT.nxt. to act on the rising demand for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The combination of Conclusion’s knowledge of IoT and IoT.nxt’s technology agnostic solution will result in new business models and services supporting companies’ digitization strategies. This …

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SA’s IoT.nxt partners Dell for business digitisation
7 months ago

By Tom Jackson, 3 April 2018 South African Internet of Things (IoT) innovator IoT.nxt and global technology and computing hardware giant Dell have signed a strategic partnership that will allow companies to rapidly digitise their business operations and make IoT solutions a reality. IoT.nxt has developed a unique technology stack that bridges the gap between …

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Is Centurion-based IoT.nxt Finally Ready to Take the World by Storm?
7 months ago

Gugu Lourie 27 March 2018 With a dedicated investor and a commitment to see a proudly South African firm conquer the world, IoT.nxt seems destined for greater things in the Internet of Everything market. South African innovator in Internet of Things (IoT) technology, IoT.nxt has been trying to find its place in the global IoT …

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Plug-and-play IoT edge gateway launched for industry, mining
7 months ago

By Schalk Burger 27 March 2018 Information technology (IT) hardware multinational DellEMC and local Internet of Things (IoT) developer IoT.nxt have launched an edge computing device, called the Raptor, which enables businesses to deploy an IoT network in their operational environments to integrate existing sensors and industrial devices into a platform that businesses can immediately …

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SA’s IoT.nxt, Dell Partner to Make IoT Solutions a Reality
7 months ago

26 March 2018 A strategic partnership between South African innovator in Internet of Things (IoT) technology, IoT.nxt, and global technology and computing hardware giant Dell will allow companies to rapidly digitise their business operations and make IoT solutions a reality. This partnership combines the superior, robust Dell engineering with IoT.nxt’s world-leading innovation in IoT technology …

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South Africa’s first IoT-driven plant to come online in 2018
7 months ago

Vicky Sidler 14 March 2018 ELB Engineering Services and IoT.nxt are partnering to fully cover Sedibeng’s minerals processing plant with IoT systems – a first in South Africa. The IoT-driven plant, which ELB is building for Sedibeng, is expected to come online in September 2018 and will incorporate the latest advances in big data analytics, …

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ELB pulls South Africa into Fourth Industrial Revolution with IoT.nxt
7 months ago

By Simone Liedtke 13 March 2018 Johannesburg – JSE-listed ELB Engineering Services believes it can “leapfrog” South Africa into the Fourth Industrial Revolution by implementing Internet of Things (IoT) platforms at mineral processing plants. The company aims to achieve this through an exclusive technology partnership with software developer IoT.nxt, which was signed at a media …

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10 South African startups leading innovation in IoT [Digital All Stars]
7 months ago

By Daniel Mpala on 12 March, 2018 Digital All Stars is a series of articles which aims to celebrate the best of South African digital. The articles, which will appear on Memeburn and Ventureburn, recognise and celebrate South Africa’s best digital entrepreneurs, business people, advertisers, and media professionals among others. In two years time, experts …

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SA’s IoT.nxt secures partnership with listed Dutch group
8 months ago

By Tom Jackson on March 6, 2018 The Pretoria-based IoT.nxt has developed a framework that moves business beyond islands of automation and towards a seamless horizontally and vertically integrated digital enterprise, and has been expanding in Europe after securing ZAR100 million (US$7.7 million) in funding last year. The company opened an office in The Hague …

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Hackathons seek drought-prevention solutions
8 months ago

By Kgaogelo Letsebe, Portals Journalist 5 March 2018 In the past months South Africa’s concerned citizens – in partnership with ICT business leaders and organisations – have been hosting hackathons in a desperate attempt to find viable technological solutions to the looming national water crisis. Last week was no different, when global technology group Siemens SA …

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IoT.nxt secures partnership with listed Dutch group
8 months ago

28 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT South African innovator in Internet of Things (IoT) technology and solutions, IoT.nxt, has entered into a partnership with listed Dutch company ICT Group N.V. as part of its ongoing expansion into Europe as demand for IoT applications and digitization grows in this vast market. “We have engaged different companies since …

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Efficiencies delivered with new technology can protect mining jobs
9 months ago

MEDIA STATEMENT For immediate publication 29 January 2018 The new technologies unfolding in the 4th industrial revolution can drive the advancement of one of the oldest industries in South Africa – mining – and make a critical contribution to improved efficiency which, in turn, will protect jobs in this very labour intensive sector. “Using an …

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IoT Can Protect Mining Jobs
9 months ago

29 January 2018 “Digitalisation is one of the key themes of the 2018 Mining Indaba as the industry looks at new and innovative ways to improve its operations and ultimately profitability. “ The new technologies unfolding in the 4th industrial revolution can drive the advancement of one of the oldest industries in South Africa – …

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Three SA companies open offices in The Hague
11 months ago

By Staff Reporter, 30 November, 2017 Cape Town legaltech startup NuvaLaw yesterday signed an agreement with The Hague Business Agency and other Dutch authorities to set up in Leiden, The Netherlands to initially partner with large insurance companies in the European country, especially in The Hague and Leiden. The startup is one of three South African companies that will …

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Interoperability at the edge not a challenge says SA IoT innovator
11 months ago

MEDIA STATEMENT 28 November 2017 Overcoming the hurdle of retrofitting into existing infrastructure and creating system and device interoperability at the edge is a key differentiator that has contributed significantly to the strong growth of the past two years of South African innovator in Internet of Things technology and strategy, IoT.nxt. This full end-to-end IoT …

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Interoperability at the Edge not a Challenge: IoT.nxt
11 months ago

28 November 2017 IoT.nxt’s unique capabilities Edge software stack and device the Raptor™ will be showcased when the company exhibits at the IoT Tech Expo North America, which starts on 29 November 2017 in Santa Clara, California. Overcoming the hurdle of retrofitting into existing infrastructure and creating system and device interoperability at the edge is …

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Nico Steyn: An IOT pioneer
12 months ago

Staff Writer ITWeb Johannesburg, 8 November 2017 Nico Steyn, co-founder and CEO of IoT.nxt, attributes much of his company’s success to good fortune, timing and an amzing team that has played in its favour.  “What started off as an integration exercise, led us to where we are today.” He has always seen great potential in IT, …

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SA IoT start-up could see global expansion into the US
12 months ago

2017-11-08  – Kyle Venktess Johannesburg – South African start-up IoT.nxt is aiming to further its global expansion into the US. IoT.nxt CEO Nico Steyn and its chairperson, Wayne Fitzjohn, recently visited the US to introduce the IoT.nxt solution to possible partners. Fitzjohn told Fin24 that the visit was a success and the Pretoria-based firm could soon …

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SA IoT innovator to introduce its solutions at US IoT expo
12 months ago

  Award-winning South African Internet of Things company IoT.nxt will introduce the USA tech market to its ground-breaking technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things at the IoT Tech Expo North America, to be presented from 29 November 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Centre, Silicon Valley. “We are excited to attend the …

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The Internet of Things is about much more than just connecting devices
12 months ago

Carol Rudinschi, PhD, of IIoT World, interviewed IoT.nxt CEO Nico Steyn to get his insights on the Industrial Internet of Things. Running factories from our phones, adaptive robots that work alongside humans or 3D printing are just a few characteristics of smart manufacturing. Nico Steyn, CEO of IoT.nxt shares his thoughts about Industrial IoT, connecting devices, and …

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IoT.nxt CEO in select company of nominees for IT Personality of the Year
1 year ago

MEDIA STATEMENT 11 October 2017 Nico Steyn, CEO of leading Internet of Things innovator IoT.nxt, is listed as one of the nominees for the prestigious IT Personality of the Year award, managed and presented by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals of SA (IITPSA). The list for the 2017 award is dominated by entrepreneurs and innovators …

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Wayne Fitzjohn: US represents massive opportunity
1 year ago

IoT.nxt Chairman Wayne Fitzjohn has built a very successful career on challenging paradigms and equipping companies to break new ground sustainably. One of the highlights of his career was the founding of Talent10 Holdings with Chett Mahery and Joe Bester. Talent10 boasts in excess of 10 successful capital raises, including R100-million for IoT.nxt. A highlight …

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Internet of Africa
1 year ago

Africa is in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, and IoT is key to this process. Tom Jackson 27 September 2017 “Africa is perfectly poised for the disruption that IoT offers. Just as Africa skipped the `copper era’ in telecoms, we believe it will embrace the IoT revolution.” That’s according to Eric Croeser, and …

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SA’s IoT.nxt Approved as IBM Business Partner for Channel Value Rewards
1 year ago

By Gugu Lourie September 26, 2017 South African innovator in Internet of Things Technology, IoT.nxt, announced that it has been approved as an IBM Business Partner for Channel Rewards. “Our partnership with IBM is very important. It allows us to access the IBM software catalogue for us to get technical validation on our products to ensure …

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The IoT.nxt big thing
1 year ago

By Steven Meyer, editor, SA Instrumentation and Control October 2017, IT in Manufacturing Better, cheaper, faster. The digital technologies of the fourth industrial revolution have disrupted markets around the world, but many companies cannot afford just to rip and replace their existing systems in an effort to stay competitive. Luckily, they do not have to. …

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IoT.nxt approved as IBM Business Partner for Channel Value Rewards
1 year ago

IoT.nxt is proud to announce that it has been approved as an IBM Business Partner for Channel Rewards. IoT.nxt has been given the green light in the category: Software open distribution products. It is no mean feat to be approved as business partner by the international giant IBM, and is testament to the strong reputation …

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Local tech firm IoT.nxt gains Microsoft Gold Partner status
1 year ago

2017-08-30 Johannesburg – Local Internet of Things firm IoT.nxt will open its first official international office in the next few days and has also achieved Microsoft Gold Partner status. This represents the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies and means the company has a close working relationship with Microsoft, according to CEO Nico …

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You (probably) have no idea just how huge The Internet of Things already is
1 year ago

7 June 2017 Few businesses have a handle on just how huge the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be and already is. That is where Nico Steyn’s company (he’s the cofounder and CEO) IoT.nxt comes in. The IoT is the networking of “smart” devices over and above computers and phones. The Money …

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SA’s IoT.nxt winner of MTN Internet of Things award
1 year ago

By Tom Jackson on June 7, 2017 South African Internet of Things (IoT) startup IoT.nxt was named overall winner of the second MTN Internet of Things award event held at the Sandton Convention Centre, while also walking away with the Best Commercial Solution award. The Pretoria-based IoT.nxt has developed a framework that moves business beyond islands …

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IoT.nxt wen met visie vir Internet van Dinge
1 year ago

Deur Niel Joubert 02 Junie 2017 Die tegnologiemaatskappy IoT.nxt het met die louere weggestap by die tweede jaarlikse “Internet van Dinge”-toekennings van MTN. IoT.nxt is aangewys as die algehele wenner van die aand en die maatskappy het ook die afdeling vir beste kommersiële oplossing gewen. IoT.nxt ontwikkel Internet van Dinge-toepassings vir ondernemings om hulle meer doeltreffend …

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All the MTN IoT Awards winners!
1 year ago

2 June 2017 The second annual MTN Internet of Things Awards celebrated the best of South Africa’s market-ready IoT solutions, applications and developers. Here are all the winners… The inaugural IoT Awards in 2015 set the benchmark for IoT creation and innovation in South Africa,” said Mariana Kruger, the MTN Business general manager private sector. …

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IoT.nxt Crowned as South Africa’s 2017 Top Internet of Things Innovator
1 year ago

IoT.nxt is South Africa’s fast-growing innovator in IoT technology. By Gugu Lourie June 2, 2017 A South African innovator in Internet of Things (IoT) technology, IoT.nxt, is the country’s top IoT innovator that uses IoT apps and technology to solve business problems, according to MTN 2017 Internet of Things Awards. IoT technology is transforming the …

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IoT.nxt overall winner at MTN IOT Awards 2017
1 year ago

By Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb’s portals journalist. Johannesburg, 2 Jun 2017 The winners of the second annual Internet of Things (IOT) Awards were announced yesterday at MTN Business Machine2Machine Conference at the Sandton Convention Centre. The awards “celebrate the best of SA’s market-ready IOT solutions, applications and developers,” according to MTN Business group executive, Oliver Fortuin. “This …

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MTN to host its second Internet of Things Conference and Awards
1 year ago

PRESS RELEASE 31 May 2017 Johannesburg – MTN Business will be hosting its second Internet of Things Conference and Awards on the 1st June 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre. With over 400 delegates in attendance, the exclusive event will showcase the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the IoT space, and celebrate South Africa’s …

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SA firma veroorsaak beroering met sy apps
2 years ago

Deur Niel Joubert 01 Maart 2017 ’n Suid-Afrikaanse onderneming, IoT.nxt, veroorsaak ’n beroering in die tegnologiewêreld met sy “internet van dinge”-toepassings. Die maatskappy het onlangs R100 miljoen se finansiering ontvang van sy belegger, Talent Holdings, om internasionaal uit te brei. IoT.nxt het die “internet van dinge”-toepassings vir ondernemings ontwikkel om hulle meer doeltreffend te maak, koste …

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SA’s IoT.nxt raises $7.7m for global expansion
2 years ago

By Tom Jackson on February 23, 2017 South African Internet of Things startup IoT.nxt has secured a further ZAR100 million (US$7.7 million) from funding partner Talent Holdings to expand globally. The Pretoria-based IoT.nxt has developed a framework that moves business beyond islands of automation and towards a seamless horizontally and vertically integrated digital enterprise. Disrupt Africa …

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IoT.nxt secures R100m funding
2 years ago

IoT.nxt secures R100m funding Darryl Linington February 22, 2017 The UK and European markets offer very exciting opportunities for the IoT.nxt Internet of Things solution. Those markets are certainly a little further with regards to adoption but South Africa is rapidly catching up, and in some instances ahead of global companies. We have very forward …

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IoT NxT to showcase at IOT Forum Africa 2017
2 years ago

February 9, 2017 • Staff Writer, Top Stories IoT NxT will be an exhibitor at this year’s Internet of Things Forum Africa conference (#IOTFA) to be held on 29 and 30 March 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The conference will host IT executives, developers & makers, OEM’s, policy makers, automotive exec’s, operators, technology providers and …

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London Calling for South African IoT Startup Expansion
2 years ago

Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/6/2017 South African IoT start-up project IoT.nxt has announced it will be opening up a London office following a successful first 12 months. IoT.nxt prides itself on having a completely technology-agnostic platform which it claims can ensure interoperability of devices, applications, sensors, machines and people using any network or operating …

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SA IoT Innovator to Speak at IOT Tech Expo Global In London
2 years ago

Goo Goo Lourie    January 17, 2017 South African innovator in the Internet of Things, IoT.nxt, will exhibit at the IOT Tech Expo Global and CEO, Nico Steyn, and Deloitte Digital’s Gareth Rees, join a select panel of speakers including executives from Maersk, Amazon, Verizon and BMW. Steyn and Rees are the only South Africans amongst the …

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IoT.nxt, South Africa’s Internet of Things startup to launch in London, UK early 2017
2 years ago

By Staff Writer Posted on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 IoT.nxt, a South African innovator in the Internet of Things is set to open an office in London UK early 2017, the first international office for the company founded one year ago. The Pretoria-based IoT.nxt says it chose the UK as its first expansion outside South …

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SA startup IoT.nxt expands to UK
2 years ago

By Tom Jackson on December 14, 2016 South African Internet of Things startup IoT.nxt will open an office in London early in 2017, signalling the first international expansion for the company founded one year ago. Disrupt Africa reported in June the Pretoria-based IoT.nxt had developed a framework that moves business beyond islands of automation and towards …

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TT100 awards show innovation is alive and thriving in SA
2 years ago

Winners of 2016 TT100 Business Innovation Awards help overcome SA’s unique challenges 28 October 2016 Contributing writer Despite widespread pessimism over South Africa’s skills shortages and economic prospects, the country has a thriving culture of business innovation capable of flourishing in adversity. This was abundantly clear at The Da Vinci Institute / TT100 Business Innovation …

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South African meat processer hails digital tech
2 years ago

By Oscar Rousseau Oscar Rousseau, 08-Sep-2016 Red meat processor Cavalier Group has lauded the impact the internet of things – dubbed South Africa’s fourth industrial revolution – has had on business. Full story here: http://www.globalmeatnews.com/Products/South-African-meat-processer-hails-digital-tech

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IoT Platform Creates Single Interface for South African Meat Company
2 years ago

Aug 19, 2016— Cavalier Group, a vertically integrated provider of red meat to South African retailers, operates cattle and lamb livestock farms, feedlots, livestock trading houses, slaughterhouses and meat packing plants across the country. It had relied heavily on various sensors to manage its operations—such as thermistors that are used to ensure its chillers are …

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South Africa IoT.nxt approach
2 years ago

1 August 2016 A South African startup, the former Pinnacle Africa, Gauteng MD, Nico Steyn heads IoT.nxt based in the Highveld Techno Park, Centurion, Gauteng, has unveiled a software and hardware platform for the IoT (Internet of Things) which serves as a primary big data aggregator and filter between edge devices and data analytics layer, …

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SA ‘internet of things’ startup eyes global expansion
2 years ago

2016-06-03 – Gareth van Zyl, Fin24 Johannesburg – South African based technology firm IoT.nxt hopes to make the ‘internet of things’ a more beneficial reality for companies across the globe. The ‘internet of things’, or ‘IoT’, has become a buzz phrase in technology circles in recent years as it refers to connecting everyday objects such …

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IoT.nxt introduces sub-system integration technology
3 years ago

After three years of conceptualising a device that aims to integrate various sub- systems within an organisation’s network, IoT.nxt, in partnership with AxizWorkgroup, recently unveiled its cloud-based Internet of things (IOT) solution called the Raptor. This unconventional device was introduced at an IOT seminar organised by AxizWorkgroup and Cisco in Midrand, Johannesburg last week. The …

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