From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station (ISS), South African modular “xChip” manufacturer XinaBox (pronounced "X-in-a-box") is reinventing the way in which the Internet of Things (IoT) is approached. 

South Africa’s space sector remains fertile ground for growth, both economically and technologically, despite the country’s current economic slump. This was a key take home message from the second annual Space for National Development conference (SND 2019), hosted by SANSA