Phathwa Senene

Phathwa Senene

IoT | Electronics | 3D Printing

Phathwa is a self-taught inventor who focusses on creating inventions that have a direct impact on improving people’s lives.

He runs two companies: the first is a 3D printing and electronics company called Taito 3D, a rapid prototyping service which helps to evolve ideas to actionable prototypes that can be tested in the market. The second is an IoT company called SmartCity, which develops IoT solutions to address problems plaguing South African municipalities.

Some of Phathwa’s inventions include an IoT streetlight which measures noise and air pollution levels, a shack fire reporting device which enables residents in informal settlements to report emergencies at the press of a button, and an IoT broom which enables municipal street sweepers to report incidents like illegal dumping and sends GPS coordinates to the relevant municipal department.

Phathwa Senene

Phathwa Senene

IoT | Electronics | 3D Printing

Phathwa is a self-taught inventor who focusses on creating inventions that have a direct impact on improving people’s lives.

He runs two companies: the first is a 3D printing and electronics company called Taito 3D, a rapid prototyping service which helps to evolve ideas to actionable prototypes that can be tested in the market. The second is an IoT company called SmartCity, which develops IoT solutions to address problems plaguing South African municipalities.

Some of Phathwa’s inventions include an IoT streetlight which measures noise and air pollution levels, a shack fire reporting device which enables residents in informal settlements to report emergencies at the press of a button, and an IoT broom which enables municipal street sweepers to report incidents like illegal dumping and sends GPS coordinates to the relevant municipal department.