Horne Technologies

Expert solutions and specialist equipment supply

We are experienced in:

  • Motion control
  • Fine precision mechanics
  • Robotics
  • Optics
  • Specialised cameras and
  • High speed photography

Current key markets are: optics; precision mechanics; robotics; motion and high speed photography. Within these areas, relevant products are: standard and custom raw optics and optomechanics; specialist motion equipment (typically on a fine scale); and all aspects of high speed photography, including cameras, lighting, technical services and advice. Key clientele for this are: the military; military manufacturers; high end military and scientific R and D groups; and high end industrial end users, focusing on automated technologies and products. Specific clients targeted are: the CSIR; NLC; Denel group; Armscor; SAAB; Reutech; Distell; etc. Horne Technologies cc has good contacts and working relationships with key people in these organisations. Horne Technologies, by virtue of being a small company is able to demonstrate flexibility and versatility. So if we do not currently match your requirements in terms of components, or prices, let us know and we will see what can be made possible. We also have special arrangements for Universities and academic institutions to negotiate special deals to ensure that projects and research can go ahead. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements for your research and projects.


Large variety of electronic products available in our shop.


Latest News


LinkedIn News!

MatchID whose software allows you to match a holistic Digital Image Correlation (DIC) platform with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and material identification (through VFM) for smarter engineering, is offering again their top ... .See more on link below.

Vision Research - the guys making the best high-speed cameras out there, shared this recently ...... how to see what happens in a vehicle crash ... see more on link below

GoSpectro from GoyaLab

GoyaLab is a startup from the ALPhANOV Technology Center, a member of the French competitiveness cluster ALPHA-Route des Lasers & Hyperfréquences. It designs, develops market measurement tools based on spectrometry. Moreover, it provides its expertise in Research and Development serving industry in the development of specific applications in spectrometry.

GoSpectro: Turn your smartphone into a portable spectrometer The GoSpectro is a device that turns any smartphone or digital tablet equipped with a camera into an ultracompact and powerful light spectrometer.

Match ID

The tagline of MatchID is metrology beyond colors. We are proud to bring to the South African market the MatchID Software. The DIC platform is expandable with modules for dedicated application like DIC convergency study, material characterisation or FEA model validation. More than the traditional shape, displacement and deformation information MatchID also includes stress-reconstruction: A large library of material models directly converting measured strains into stresses.

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Vision Research

Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of digital high-speed imaging systems, has introduced the Phantom® v2640, the fastest 4-Megapixel (MPx) camera available. It features a new proprietary 4-Megapixel (Mpx) CMOS image sensor (2048 x 1952) that delivers unprecedented image quality at up to 26 Gpx/sec, while reaching 6,600 frames per second (fps) at full 2048 x 1952 resolution, and 11,750 fps at 1920 x 1080


We have recently added a product to our range specifically aimed at the students and teachers of electrical, mechanical and electromechanical disciplines. This is under the umbrella of STELLTRON .

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