Posts by Centurion Systems

CENTURION introduces infrared gate beams with wireless transmitter

CENTURION Photon infrared gate safety beams

South African access automation manufacturer Centurion Systems recently announced the release of their eagerly anticipated gate safety beams with a wireless transmitter. Known as Photon, these gate safety ancillaries bring a hitherto unknown level of convenience as well as cost-effectiveness to access automation while also making it accessible to a wider audience. Thanks to the wireless…

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Access automation giant CENTURION acquires MyGSM

CENTURION - leaders in gate automation and access control

Pat Dickens, managing director for leading access automation manufacturer CENTURION, recently announced the successful acquisition of MyGSM, a company specialising in GSM-based products. This acquisition will result in MyGSM’s two primary products being added to CENTURION’s repertoire, while Andre Geyser – who previously worked for MyGSM as an electrical engineer – will assist CENTURION’s Research…

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CENTURION launches digital security gate newsletter

Access is the name of gate automation giant CENTURION’s newsletter, a fortnightly publication focussing on news and developments within the security sector, product releases, case studies and useful security tips. Last year saw Access go digital – assuming the fitting moniker Access Online – a transformation that allowed CENTURION to reach a far wider audience…

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Securing the masses: An exploration of modern access control

With the London Olympics now in full swing, the eyes of the world are once again fixed on the safety of the masses.  It is this knowledge that has led us to ask the following pressing questions: What new developments have been made in the world of security?  What bold innovations are being implemented in a field that warrants…

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Four tips for a safer home

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It’s no secret that we live in an unsafe world.  Walls have gotten progressively higher and security equipment increasingly more sophisticated over the last decade or so, and yet one often finds oneself asking:  Am I truly safe?  It’s a valid question, and hopefully the four guidelines below will help you get the most out of home and…

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Beating remote control signal jamming

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There has been a lot of hype related to so-called remote “signal jamming” in the news of late.  Signal jamming refers to the shady and highly illegal practice of using a remote control device – such as the ones used to open garage doors or entrance gates – to “jam” the signal transmitted by the…

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Up close and personal with the Centurion SMARTGUARDair

SMARTGUARDair

SMARTGUARDair:  brilliant in design and almost mystical in application.  In purely academic terms, it is a wireless keypad that can be used to activate up to 15 paired devices which can include everything from a gate motor to a pool pump;  but within the realm of the ethereal, the metaphysical, the SMARTGUARDair is a powerful…

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Centurion shares some home security tips

Centurion Systems

While the SAPS have made incredible strides in combating crime in South Africa, residential burglary a nd robberies are still major problems that see thousands of homes ransacked and residents traumatised every year.  Home invasion is an intensely personal attack, an invasion of our privacy and an affront to our sense of security and wellbeing. …

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