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Second phase of Workplace Covid-19 readiness rolling out

Since the beginning of level 4 lockdown, PDT has been rolling out, to existing and new clients, a Covid-19 readiness program to assist with the post lockdown transition. Phase 1 kicked off with the integration of chatbots and digital signage to include getting information via WhatsApp, the formulation of customised chatbot features to the client’s…

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Digital Signage: More an essential today

Covid-19 swept across our planet and completely changed the way we interact with the world. Public gatherings are forbidden, handshakes have become elbow taps and social distancing is the new norm. While life needs to go on, it’s going on in a vastly different way. Even if Covid-19 was completely eradicated tomorrow, we all remain…

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Finally, Personalised Load shedding schedules on a low data application.

In December 2019, South Africans were hit with the highest load shedding schedule yet, state 6. It was met with confusion and anger from the public and a plethora of excuses from the state-owned entity namely- “a technical problem at the Medupi power station”. With an economy relying heavily on Eskom’s power, being able to…

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PDT wins big at the tt100 Business Innovation Awards with HYPERVSN 3D Holographic Display

The tt100 Business Innovation Awards program was launched in 1991 to create an awareness of the role of technology and innovation in South Africa. Since then it has evolved into one of the foremost business awards programmes, celebrating businesses that help bring significant change to their operational landscape. At this year’s event (held at the…

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What are holograms good for anyway?

Today we borrow some content from Computerworld, more notably from Mike Elgan composing this piece titled, “The future of 3D holograms comes into focus.” In it, Mike discusses some of the new technologies to look out for, including Microsoft’s Hololens headset and a competitor from Magic Leap called “Lightware”. While these Augmented Reality (AR) headsets…

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Don’t just play, deliver a ‘royal flush’ through data visualisation.

The human brain processes visual information more easily than written information . . . a picture telling a thousand words and so on, agreed? Now take that same philosophy and apply it to the way we display data for whatever purpose. It could be an exhibition, a presentation, internal company communication . . . literally…

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Immersive and interactive holographic display experiences, what are you waiting for South Africa?

Every year we are besieged with “trends-type” articles that companies need to be aware of for the coming 12 months. In fact it’s not far-fetched to suggest that, pretty soon, the prediction gods will descend from the technology heavens to inform us what 2020 will look like – for marketers, for IT, for business leaders…

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PDT delivers technologies that connect people, brands and messages.

How do you cut through the noise? In a world of rapid digitisation this is the billion-dollar question. And there are many answers to that question, some more valid than others and, some, more timing appropriate for your business (and your customers) right here and now. The reality is that technology is overwhelming and there…

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How display holograms can give fashion retailers the edge in 2019

Bricks and mortar retailers all face a significant business challenges, such as: finding new and interesting ways to entice consumers in-store instead of “online only” and gaining greater share of the foot-traffic that’s already in a mall, shopping center or retail space. In many ways the “physical” store environment mirrors the digital world. Imagine a…

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Capitalising on the rise of experiential retail.

Everybody looks at trends to help shape their company focus – and retail is no different. It doesn’t mean that “trend” should be your only guiding light of course. Often, the keys to really unlocking the potential of your business already exists in-house and relates to basics like quality (products and service delivery), the overall…