GJD acquires Radiovisor infra-red beam and barrier technology
GJD, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and designers of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has acquired from Radiovisor Limited t/a Lazer Systems all of their infra-red beam and barrier technology plus all related intellectual property rights.
Radiovisor’s ‘PREDATOR’ range of dual, quad and tower active IR beam sets plus the ATEX approved GS100 beam for use in hazardous areas will be manufactured at GJD’s factory in Heywood and will undoubtedly enhance GJD’s perimeter security product range.
Radiovisor Parent Limited was established over 90 years ago and were the innovators of the Active Infra-Red beam.
The innovative high security PREDATOR system (shown below right) has been accessed by the CPNI panel and has met their requirements to be included within the Catalogue of Security Equipment (CSE), “Approved for UK Government Use, for details contact CPNI”. The integral MM100 beam sets additionally hold NATO codification.
Radiovisor’s IR beam technology will complement GJD’s product range instantly. It will provide installers, specifiers and consultants with a ‘one stop shop’ for IP connected detectors, active infra-red beams, alarm devices and CCTV LED illuminators for all aspects of external security detection and illumination.
Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director of GJD commented: “We are extremely proud to make this announcement. A strategic acquisition of this nature will enable the company to substantially develop and grow in terms of security technology innovation. There is a huge demand for high-end and intelligent IR beam sets as well as reliable detectors that can be used in hazardous areas.
He added: “It is our sincere belief that GJD’s perimeter detection equipment is at the forefront of security, in terms of detection ability, reliability, and freedom of false alarms. The inclusion of Radiovisor infra-red beam technology will even further enhance our product offering.”
Stephen Lasenby, Managing Director of Radiovisor Limited commented: “GJD is a professional and well respected company and is ideally placed to take our IR beam technology forward. We are confident that our customers and suppliers will benefit greatly from the ‘GJD’ brand, their focus on technology innovation and world class service”.
He added: “This change is fantastic news for our customers and partners. Radiovisor will continue to support our customers during the transition process to ensure it is as smooth as possible”.