Timeline of Innovation

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  • Connector.Connector.

    May 2017

    The EMSS Group of companies is reimagined and rebranded to create Alphawave. A group with one, solid, collective vision – to innovate and create in the software & electronics space.

  • Connector.Connector.

    October 2016

    EMSS acquires shares in Polymorph, a company that creates beautiful and practical mobile and IoT applications. Find out more about Polymorph here.

  • Connector.Connector.

    December 2015

    FieldSENSE 2.0 is launched. FieldSENSE 2.0 is the next generation Personal RF Monitor and is specifically designed to detect, warn and protect personnel working near broadcast and telecommunications transmitting antennas of electromagnetic field (EMF) overexposure.

  • Connector.Connector.

    October 2015

    Alchemy-A (now named Alphawave Ventures) invests startup funding in Sozo Labs, one of the first Virtual reality and Augmented reality development labs in South Africa. Visit the Sozo Labs website here.

  • Connector.Connector.

    September 2015

    Alchemy-A invests startup funds into MySidekick. MySidekick is a personal shopping app that helps you hunt down the best deals that you are interested in, and uses geo-location to notify you when you are close to them. View the MySidekick website here.

  • Connector.Connector.

    February 2015

    Alchemy-A acquires shares and invests capital into Etse Electronics – an electronic design and solution house based in Technopark, Stellenbosch. Find out more about Etse Electronics here.

  • Connector.Connector.

    January 2015

    Alchemy-A, the EMSS Technology Accelerator, is established. Today, the same business is called Alphawave Ventures and acts as a vehicle through which seed, accelerator and venture capital funding is invested in startups and growing companies in the tech and software industry. Find out about Alphawave Ventures.

  • Connector.Connector.

    June 2014

    EMSS S.A. (the Group company that houses FEKO, the electromagnetic simulation package) is sold to Altair Engineering, a U.S. based global leader in the market.

  • Connector.Connector.

    March 2012

    Honeybee, a mobile sales force management system, is launched. This was our first software solution outside of the electromagnetic tech and applications market. Find out more about HoneyBee here.