MA-1 UAV

MISSION OPTIMISED UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE SYSTEM

Bio-Cellular Design Aeronautics contracted Simera to develop a mission optimised Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system, to be designed as an affordable, fully autonomous air vehicle with…read more

HOLOGRAPHIC IMAGER

HOLOGRAPHIC IMAGER

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) approached Simera to assist them in miniaturizing their prototype point-of-care blood testing device while improving optical quality…read more

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE ROADMAP

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE ROADMAP

Government and national organizations responsible for successful economic and technological growth must enable comprehensive implementation of localized product development and manufacturing…read more

SKA

SKA ANTENNA FOUNDATION

The Square Kilometrer Array (SKA) radio telescope installation needed a cost-effective foundation design to accommodate thousands of radio antennas. The allowable tilt of the foundations…read more

SX1

SX 1 IMAGER

Long-time client Space Advisory Company (SAC) approached Simera to deliver a remote-sensing optical payload for a satellite with a fixed launch date. The part of the payload that focuses the light…read more

Medical Device

MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURING

Medical device manufacturing is a complex endeavor requiring a multitude of baseline processes and foundations to be in place. All work must be executed according to strict ISO traceability…read more

Simera Case Study

ECOSTAKE SMARTSTAKE PROJECT

The primary objective of the Smartstake project was to develop a trellising system that could be manufactured from steel, glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) or concrete and be compatible with aconventional…read more

Simera Case Study

OPTICAL AIT INFRASTRUCTURE

Simera’s range of services extends from ideation to product development and testing phases, and for this significant infrastructure is needed. For the precision optical domain, access to suitably sized…read more

HIGH-TEMPERATURE STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

Thinning of the castable refractory lining in a riser structure leads to refractory lining failures. Unscheduled and emergency shutdowns of a fluidized catalytic cracking unit at a petrochemical…read more

MULTILOOK IMAGER

MULTILOOK IMAGER

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) in South Africa uses observers during aerial surveys to detect invasive alien plant species, which are a major threat to water resources, agricultural potential…read more

PRODUCT LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT

PRODUCT LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Establishing and maintaining the consistency of a system or product throughout its lifetime is challenging. Simera historically stored documentation and CAD models on a shared network drive…read more

SIMERA HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGER

SIMERA HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGER

The detection of water stress in vineyards plays an integral role in the sustainability of high-quality grapes and prevention of devastating crop losses. To model water stress in vineyards Stellenbosch…read more