Wits researchers have developed a water treatment plant which removes organic pollutants from municipal bulk water. The process is environmentally friendly, making use of sunlight to purify water, thus saving energy and eliminating the need to use chemicals. Its modular design allows for scaling...

The novel solar trough plant receiver is customizable based on the solar field needs, providing improvements in the harnessing of solar energy. Unlike conventional parabolic trough solar systems, it has a wider operational temperature range as well as high-efficiency levels which not only reduce...

Surfactants are amphipathic molecules with both hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties that partition preferentially at the interface between fluid phases such as oil/water or air/water interfaces. Such characteristics confer excellent detergency, emulsifying, foaming, and dispersing traits, which...

The Explosives ICT Control System is a dedicated explosive control system developed for registered users of explosives such as mines and civil blasters for ordering, receipt, distribution and utilization of explosives as required by the Mine Health and Safety Act, and the Explosives Act. 

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The Stress and Stroke Predictor is a digital prediction tool that uses 3 biomarkers and blood pressure readings to accurately predict and quantify future risk of chronic stress and resulting diabetes, ischemic heart disease and stroke. Using a proprietary algorithm, formulated from 30 years of...

The COVID-19 disease causes pulmonary infections, which could be observed by CT images of a patient's lungs as well as chest X-ray images. Clinicians have been able to observe and diagnose similar infections such as pneumonia using the aforementioned approach. By using a dataset of chest x-ray...

BabyChecker is a low-cost ultrasound combined with Artificial Intelligence, and automatically detects maternal risk factors without the need of a trained specialist. It can be connected to a smartphone or tablet, which makes it a portable solution that can be used in remote areas that lack power...

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Founded in 2016, Duma Energy’s mission is to make renewable energy reliable by delivering the world’s most flexible, most durable energy storage systems. The combination of low-cost renewable power generation and our Duma...

Amrue is an intelligent digital receipt that allows customers to view their receipt directly in their banking apps, thus doing away with paper. Amrue partners with banks to link the intelligent receipt to their client’s bank card and also partner with retailers to integrate the intelligent receipt...

The Prime is the future of how we connect to each other and the world around us but more importantly, it is changing the way we imagine and define what connection is. The device allows users to stream and access content for free - without the traditional use of ISP data - Dataless Streaming...