GJD has hit the ground running in 2019 with the appointment of Jason Hill as the company’s Commercial Director. Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director of GJD has big plans for the British manufacturer of external motion detectors and LED illuminators, and has recruited Jason Hill to help deliver on his aspirations. GJD expands in the US Commenting on the new appointment, Mark said: “Even though we were 2017 recipients of the Queens Award for Enterprise, International Trade there are a significant number of markets where we have no representation and Jason can help us identify suitable distributors and partners globally. We are also expanding in the US after opening an office in Los Angeles last year and focusing on the Home Automation market there, Jason is extremely well connected with that sector in North America.” Most importantly GJD has ambitious new product development plans and we need to communicate those effectively to a large potential market" Mark continued to say: “Most importantly GJD has ambitious new product development plans and we need to communicate those effectively to a large potential market. Having worked with Jason over the last few years on a number of projects and partnerships, I felt he was the man we needed to take our business to the next phase.” Home automation platforms Jason Hill commented: “It is very satisfying to be working for a British security manufacturer after all these years in the industry. GJD is growing fast and is already recognised as a UK export success story, but there is still so much more potential. I will be busy travelling the world to meet new partners and supporting the US operation as it expands. Mark has already done the hard work of enabling support of GJD products into home automation platforms, so I need to work on market awareness. Reliable human detection in external applications is in huge demand from end users and we have the technology to deliver that, I have also seen the product roadmap for the next two years and there are some great projects on the horizon.” Jason joins GJD from Taiwanese surveillance manufacturer LILIN, where he was UK MD for 20 years and latterly Group Vice President. He has worked in the Security industry since 1990 predominantly with Manufacturers. Founded in 1983, GJD is the UK’s renowned manufacturer, designer and supplier of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED illuminators. GJD’s Head Office is based in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK.
On Wednesday 28th November, GJD’s longest serving staff member, Chris Moore celebrated 30 years of service. As Technical Director at GJD, Chris is responsible for the Research and Development of new products and technology for the company. Chris’s knowledge and skills have made him an integral part of GJD. GJD has over 35 years’ experience in protecting and securing people, properties and assets. In 2017 GJD was awarded with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, which is the UK’s highest accolade for international business success. Continuous commitment Since GJD was established in 1983, the mission of the business has been to develop world class security and lighting solutions, as well as create a friendly and professional reputation in the industry. Chris has exemplified great attitude, hard work and dedication over the last 30 years" Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director at GJD commented: “GJD takes great pride in developing new and innovative designs; utilising the latest technology and implementing state-of-the art manufacturing techniques, all of which ensure the company’s respected position within the industry. Chris has exemplified great attitude, hard work and dedication over the last 30 years. Chris is a fantastic example of taking on our core values with his continuous commitment to delivering high quality professional security products and customer service”. Fantastic memories Mark continued to say: “We are delighted to recognise Chris’s loyalty and dedication. Thank you for all of your hard work Chris”. Chris Moore added: “I can’t believe it has been 30 years. I thoroughly enjoy what I do and I have created some fantastic memories over the years, for example designing many award winning products and having the pleasure of meeting Her Royal Highness Princess Anne”. A long-service award was presented to Chris Moore to recognise and celebrate his long service at GJD.
GJD, a UK manufacturer, designer and supplier of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED illuminators is proud to announce that its IP drivers are officially Control4 certified. The certification means GJD’s IP devices are Control4 ready straight out of the box, further enhancing GJD’s commitment to the Custom Install industry. The drivers are listed on the Control4, Janus Technology, and GJD websites. All certified drivers must pass stringent testing in Control4 labs, ensuring smooth and seamless integration. GJD’s certification includes the incorporation of Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP), which makes integrating GJD IP devices with a Control4 system easy and seamless. Passive infrared detectors Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “We are extremely proud that our IP drivers are C4 certified. GJD is fully committed to providing Custom Integrators with all of the benefits of a truly customisable network-based security system. Our partnership will make it even easier for CI’s to install and configure GJD into Control4 home and commercial automation projects”. GJD offers a wide variety of IP devices ranging from external passive infrared detectors and highly accurate laser sensors for perimeter protection GJD offers a wide variety of IP devices ranging from external passive infrared detectors and highly accurate laser sensors for perimeter protection and intruder detection, to Infra-Red and White-Light LED illuminators for intelligent lighting. There is also a certified driver for the company’s IPAnything Module, which is an I/O Converter, designed to convert any type of analogue sensor to an IP system, or vice versa. Personalised automation GJD’s professional IP technology provides transformative benefits including early intruder warning alerts to provide an alarm when the intruder is at the boundary, rather than alerting the user when the threat is already inside the building. More unique benefits include utilising detectors to measure outdoor light level and ambient temperature, which optimise environmental control. Overall an integrated GJD and Control4 system provides convenience, peace of mind and extremely reliable security detection to create a comfortable and safe environment for the user. Founded in 2003, Control4 is a provider of personalised automation and control solutions, which allows the user to control virtually any device in a home or business automatically. Control4 provides an affordable way to control and automate security, lighting, energy, and music in a single room or throughout the entire home. The partnership between GJD and Control4 will bring even more versatile smart solutions for home and commercial projects.
GJD, an award winning manufacturer and designer of smart electronic perimeter detection and high performance LED illumination equipment, announced the availability of its external ATEX approved Infra-Red beam set (GS100). The ATEX approved Infra-Red beam provides versatile detection solutions, which allows engineers to reliably protect hazardous areas. The GS100 is designed to be used in association with alarm annunciation equipment, or other devices that provide a means of monitoring the voltage free relay alarm output, for example CCTV integration. Prior warning of intruder threats Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “The ATEX approved GS100 is an extremely reliable product, which is perfect for use in hazardous areas. It provides advance warning of potential intruder threats or safety breaches, providing total peace of mind to people on the site.” Mark continued to say: “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 the ATEX approved Infra-Red beam technology further enhances our product offering.” Bi-optical beam transmission system The innovative technology is ATEX certified and is suitable for use within the petrochemical and oil sectors, as well as other similar industries where explosion, flame, weather or dust proof housings are required. A major advantage of the GS100‘s design is the asynchronisation of the beam connections to provide high level security allowing multiple sets of beams to be installed on the same site, or stacked above each other without ‘cross interference’. The GS100 has a bi-optical beam transmission system to enhance the stability and reliability of the device As well as providing covert detection, being cost and energy efficient, range programmable up to 100m, the GS100 has a bi-optical beam transmission system to enhance the stability and reliability of the device. Key features ATEX approval for zone 1 and zone 2 Covert Infra-Red detection 100m beam range TX/RX beam set synchronisation and asynchronous connection Pulse modulated Heat strengthened plate glass aperture Tamper switch Bioptical beam transmission system Energy and cost efficient
GJD, a manufacturer and designer of smart electronic perimeter detection and high performance LED illumination equipment, has announced that it is now an official Hikvision Technology Partner. GJD will be showcasing its complete range of IP security solutions at the Hikvision Insight 2018 events, which are taking place in multiple cities in the UK & Ireland - Manchester, The Midlands, Bristol, London and Dublin, throughout March 2018. Hikvision Insight will visit five cities during March 2018 bringing the latest technologies to security installers and system integrators across the United Kingdom and Ireland. During each event, GJD will show visitors demonstrations of its products in real-world applications. Security partnership Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented, “We are really proud to join Hikvision’s group of partners. The GJD and Hikvision integration delivers world class IP solutions, which are suitable for a wide range of sectors.” Mark continues to say, “We are looking forward to exhibiting at the Hikvision Insight event series. We will demonstrate our IP solutions, while at the same time show visitors the advantages of connecting our technology with Hikvision.” Andy Keeley, Head of Marketing at Hikvision commented, “We’re looking forward to GJD joining us at our Hikvision Insight events across the UK & Ireland next month. As one of our technology partners we’re excited to see the seamless integration between Hikvision and GJD’s technologies bringing a total security solution.” GJD’s professional IP technology is perfect for perimeter surveillance. By combining GJD’s external detectors and illuminators with CCTV surveillance, the security perimeter is moved out from the building, which deters intruders from entering the property.
GJD, an award winning manufacturer of professional external detector equipment, announced the launch of its external D-TECT Anti-Pet. The new technology incorporates two PIR’s, microwave, anti-masking and a built in anti-sway system. residential and commercial area security The D-TECT Anti-Pet will only detect an intrusion when both PIR’s and the microwave are triggered simultaneously, providing truly reliable performance and exceptional resistance to unwanted alarms. Ideal applications include residential or commercial outdoor areas where pets and other animals roam free. Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “D-TECT Anti-Pet provides precise detection, whilst eliminating nuisance alarms. The detector is easy to install and is suitable for all weather conditions”. Reliable immunity for animals GJD’s D-TECT Anti-Pet is designed to provide reliable immunity for animals weighing up to 30kg. Major features include covert detection, adjustable field of view and a selectable detection range up to 15 metres. The D-TECT Anti-Pet has built in anti-sway, which is an advanced filter system designed to differentiate between an intruder and the movement of wind/swaying foliage. This provides maximum detection performance and reduces false alarms in the most challenging outdoor environments. Integral masking curtains and an adjustable sensor The technology includes built in integral masking curtains and an adjustable sensor module, which enables installers to align the detector’s field of view to match the camera and associated lighting, and so improve performance and efficiency. Key features Pet tolerant for animals up to 30kg in size Selectable range up to 15m Covert sensor module Anti-masking technology Anti-sway Dual PIR & microwave technology Compliant with industry regulations Durable weather-proof aesthetically pleasing design
GJD announces its support for Key 103’s Mission Christmas Cash for Kids appeal, which aims to make Christmas special for local children. GJD will be hosting its official Christmas jumper day, which is a great opportunity for all staff and visitors to wear their festive jumpers and make a cash donation to support Key 103’s Mission Christmas. In 2016, the appeal generated upwards of £15.5 million in gifts and donations which were distributed to more than 360,000 disadvantaged kids across the UK. With so many local children living in poverty this December, for many families Christmas is simply a luxury they can’t afford. This year’s Mission Christmas aims to beat last year’s fundraising total and help make sure it can help as many children as possible. Community giving event The GJD team will be joining hundreds of thousands of people in offices, schools and homes up and down the country as they sport a festive sweater for the day and donate £1 or more. Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “This is the second year in a row that GJD is taking part in Key 103’s Christmas appeal. Everyone is looking forward to having a festive day, whilst backing a fantastic cause to make a child’s Christmas special and give something back to the local community.”
GJD is delighted to announce that it features in the ‘Creating a Security Culture’ programme, introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinksy. The Security Institute and ITN Productions partnered to produce the programme in a news and current affairs style. ‘Creating a Security Culture’ was launched at the Security Institute Annual Conference, on 3rd October 2017 at Armoury House in The City of London. Security affects everyone on a daily basis, the ‘Creating a Security Culture’ programme looks at how and what makes us feel safe online, in the workplace and during a day out. Drawing upon ITN’s 60 year heritage and expertise in storytelling, the programme features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles from a wide range of industry experts including GJD. Creating awareness for a complete surveillance system Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director said: “We are honoured to have been featured in the ‘Creating a Security Culture’ programme. GJD designs and manufactures accurate and reliable outdoor security detection systems and illuminators, which prevent the crime before it happens. People prefer to know that there is an intruder at a boundary or fence, rather than an alarm of someone inside the property”. Mark continued to say: “Being featured will help to increase awareness of the importance of external detectors and illuminators as part of a complete surveillance system”. Customer interviews During the programme, television presenter Jonathan Gibson interviewed some of GJD’s customers about the features, benefits and applications of using the company’s products. Director at Polhill Garden Centre, Mark Novell, discussed how the garden centre uses GJD products to protect the premises and its stock. Martin McCormick, Director of the Basson Group, which specialises in remote CCTV monitoring discussed how GJD’s IP enabled detectors are helping the company to transform site security. Dominic Obry, Managing Director of FLR Security and Stuart Tinto, Team Leader at FLR Security, specialist alarm receiving centre talked about how the capabilities of the GJD range enables the company to monitor effectively, whilst reducing false alarms. Tony Lloyd, Managing Director of Lloyd Asset Protection discussed how GJD’s Laser products create virtual ceilings to protect sensitive sites such as prisons and airports from increasingly popular drone intrusion. External detectors and illuminators are an excellent and essential component to security systems. ‘Creating a Security Culture’ highlights how GJD’s state of the art technology is beneficial for a wide range of industry sectors.
Dahua Technology’s network video recorders (NVRs) now have a direct integration with IP-based outdoor detectors from GJD Manufacturing Limited. This integration provides users with high-quality and reliable detector-activated surveillance and monitoring. D-TECT IP detectors and Clarius PLUS IP illuminators have been integrated with Dahua’s NVR6-4KS2 range, an enterprise-level NVR providing up to 4K resolution. Its open architecture supports multi-user access and it is compatible with ONVIF 2.4, enabling interoperability when combined with third-party 4K cameras. Dahua NVR6-4KS2 features The NVR includes intelligent video analytics to detect people and moving objects, as well as other predetermined events, such as abandoned or missing objects, tripwire detection, people counting and facial detection. The integration was achieved by incorporating GJD’s API on a special firmware that enables the NVR to accept alarms from the detectors and link them to the recorder’s functions. The BS8418-compliant IP detectors are suitable for intruder monitoring, CCTV surveillance and other alarm warning requirements, providing both volumetric and long-range narrow field-of-view sensing, plus remote programming. Reliable and efficient surveillance solutions Mr. Daniel Chau, Dahua’s Overseas Marketing Director, said: “We are thrilled to have integrated our class-leading NVRs with GJD’s IP detectors, providing a professional detection and alarm monitoring solution that is a fantastic addition to our security portfolio.” Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “We are delighted to partner with Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry. The integration of Dahua’s surveillance products with GJD’s D-TECT IP motion detectors and Clarius illuminators will provide users with high-quality, reliable and efficient surveillance solutions.” To provide increasingly advanced products and solutions to its customers globally, Dahua is continuously investing in R&D and cooperation with world-class partners. With a mission of “Enabling a Safer Society and Smarter Living”, Dahua will continue to focus on “Innovation, Quality, and Service” to serve partners and customers around the world.
GJD, a manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has acquired from Radiovisor Limited t/a Lazer Systems all their infra-red beam and barrier technology, plus all related intellectual property rights. GJD perimeter security product range 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 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 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.” Mark 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.” Support during transition process 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”. Stephen Lasenby continued to say: “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”.
GJD can now inscribe The Queens Award Emblem on letters, advertising, marketing, or packaging for five years GJD, a manufacturer and designer of electronic perimeter detection and high performance LED illumination, has been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade, the UK’s highest accolade for international business success. Significant growth and success Her Majesty the Queen has approved the Prime Minister’s recommendation for GJD to be honoured with this award owing to the company’s significant growth and success in export trade over the past six years. The Lord-Lieutenant of the County, The Queen’s local representative will visit GJD’s premises in Heywood, Greater Manchester, later in the year to present this award. Two representatives from GJD will also attend a reception at the Palace later in the year. Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director of GJD commented: “This is a fantastic achievement for everyone at GJD, especially in this historic year as Her Majesty The Queen celebrates the sapphire anniversary of her reign. We all feel very humbled and immensely proud to have won a Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade. It is amazing recognition and high praise for everyone at GJD who always put in so much hard work and dedication to make GJD what it is today.” Innovative security solutions "We thank our loyal distribution network, customers and partners for their ongoing support" Mark continued to say: “This is the most prestigious award that GJD has ever won and it will further ensure our respected position within the security industry both in the UK and worldwide. We thank our loyal distribution network, customers and partners for their ongoing support, without them this would not have been possible.” For 35 years, GJD has been designing and manufacturing innovative security solutions which rapidly identify and validate genuine alerts, identify false alarm signals and optimise the callout of responders, making GJD products a truly valuable asset to both people and properties in all industry sectors across the world. Winning a Queens Award means that GJD can inscribe The Queens Award Emblem on letters, advertising, marketing, or packaging for five years.
Embsec’s laser scanning will position GJD as a leader in the field of laser detection GJD, a manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators announced it has signed an agreement to acquire from Embsec AB, a Swedish R&D house, all of their internet protocol (IP) and laser technology plus all related intellectual property rights. The IP technology will be integrated into GJD’s D-TECT detector and Clarius LED illuminator product ranges to provide automated and digitally connectable security solutions. Laser scanning technology Embsec’s laser scanning and time of flight technology solutions will position GJD as a leader in the field of laser detection. These products are proving very popular and provide extremely accurate detection for high risk security applications. The external laser detectors will be manufactured in-house at GJD’s UK factory under the Laser-Watch and vFence trademarks. Traditional analogue security and lighting systems have been the most popular choice for a variety of applications for decades. In 2016, the Internet of Things (IoT) exploded into the security world. More and more companies are looking to seamlessly connect their products (security or otherwise) to the Internet for remote diagnostics, programming, and control applications. The purchase of Embsec’s IP products, software, and technology allows GJD to offer a fully integrated IP solution, with all products being manufactured in-house at GJD’s head office in Heywood, Greater Manchester. High-speed remote access “There is a high demand for IP security products to complement the rise in smart home and building management systems” In this digital age, it is extremely rare to be without an internet enabled device. Smart phones, tablets, and computers are always readily available. One of the major advantages of having a GJD security device connected via the internet is that the high-speed remote access permits full control and diagnostics at anytime from anywhere in the world. The IP technology will complement GJD’s product range instantly. It will provide installers, specifiers, and consultants with a one stop shop for IP connected detectors, alarm devices, and LED illuminators for smart building networks. Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director of GJD commented: “This strategic acquisition will enable the company to substantially develop and grow in terms of technology innovation. There is a high demand for IP security products to complement the rise in smart home and building management systems. GJD’s unique IP enabled intrusion detection and illumination products will open up new doors to these markets.”Cutting-edge technology Erik Lindstein, Managing Director of Embsec AB commented: “GJD is a fantastic company to take this cutting-edge technology forward. We have worked with GJD for many years and are confident that our customers and suppliers will benefit greatly from GJD’s focus on technology innovation and world class service offering.”Erik Lindstein continued to say: “This change is fantastic news for our customers and partners. Embsec will continue to support our customers during the transition process to ensure it is as smooth as possible.”
GJD showcased ground-breaking external motion detectors designed to tackle false alarms at Innovate 2016 GJD, based in Heywood, Greater Manchester was one of 25 trailblazing innovators from across the country to launch new innovations and products at Innovate 2016, which took place on the 2nd and 3rd of November 2016. The two-day event in Manchester was hosted by the Department for International Trade and Innovate UK. It is the largest cross-sector innovation show in the UK. External motion detectors GJD showcased ground-breaking external motion detectors designed to tackle false alarms, which is one of the major challenges in the security industry. The positive impact to the security industry from GJD’s reliable zero-false-alarm detectors is unprecedented. Some of the key benefits include reduced hours and resource costs spent analysing and attending to false alarm reports. Showcasing V-TECT detector Innovate UK Chief Executive Ruth McKernan said, “I congratulate GJD on their success in winning a place and thank them for their involvement in our annual flagship show of innovation excellence across the UK.” “This year we saw an increase in the number of companies launching new products at the event. It is important for Innovate UK to support the showcasing of companies’ achievements, helping to raise visibility of their brand and demonstrating the impact that results from our support.” Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented, “We are extremely proud to have taken part in such a prestigious event. Innovate 2016 was a fantastic success for GJD. It was great to showcase our new innovate V-TECT detector and discuss exciting new business opportunities.” Save Save Save Save
GJD external motion detectors are designed to tackle false alarms GJD, a British manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment, has won a place at the Innovate 2016 exhibition, which showcases the most cutting edge innovations from businesses across the country in November.External motion detectorsGJD was one of 100 companies nationwide to be selected to showcase its innovation to over 2,500 attendees at Innovate 2016 on November 2nd and 3rd in Manchester. GJD will be showcasing ground-breaking external motion detectors designed to tackle false alarms, which is one of the major challenges in the security industry.The positive impact to the security industry from GJD’s reliable zero-false-alarm detectors is unprecedented. Some of the key benefits include reduced hours and resource costs spent analysing and attending to false alarm reports.Innovative manufacturing techniques “Innovate 2016 will be an excellent opportunity for GJD to showcase their cutting edge innovation to a national and international audience" Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “We are extremely proud to be recognised as one of the top 100 innovators in the UK. As one of the leading security designers and manufacturers of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED Illuminators, our key focus is to utilise the latest technology and implementing state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques to ensure our products are world class”.Innovate UK Chief Executive Ruth McKernan said: “Innovate 2016 will be an excellent opportunity for GJD to showcase their cutting edge innovation to a national and international audience. I congratulate GJD on their success in winning a place and look forward to their involvement in our annual flagship show of innovation excellence across the UK.”Innovate 2016 is the UK’s largest multi-sector innovation event and is organised by Innovate UK and the Department for International Trade. It is set up to create opportunities for export and investment for the UK’s most innovative companies.
GJD, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and designers of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has announced unique features of its Pearl Triple-Tech detector. Designed to trigger genuine activations, the Pearl can be integrated with CCTV and alarm systems to avoid nuisance alarms. Combined with PIR, microwave and anti-masking technology, the Pearl provides reliable and trustworthy security against potential crime. Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director at GJD commented: “The Pearl is an aesthetically pleasing product. It may be small in size yet its quality, reliability and performance are not compromised. The Pearl detector is a high-end product to help protect residential, commercial or industrial premises”. Advanced triple technology The Pearl detector is equipped with PIR, microwave and anti-masking sensors. The combined technology ensures nuisance triggers are kept to an absolute minimum. It also comes equipped with anti-tampering circuitry and two separate output contacts. Another key feature is its narrow PIR curtain beam, which provides precise and accurate detection solutions to protect both properties and people against crime. Ease of installation and flexibility The Pearl motion detector offers engineer friendly features such as a customisable “T” bracket suitable for narrow beam applications. An additional swivel bracket can be purchased for applications that require a bespoke pan and tilt angle. The Pearl can be easily positioned to look across many areas including windows, doors or even the entire length of the house or property wall. It also has selectable detection ranges of 3m, 6m, 9m and 12m, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Design Available in silver and white, the Pearl discreetly blends into the majority of PVC windows and doors. As the Pearl is also designed and manufactured with tamper functionality, it doesn’t matter if the Pearl is mounted on a swivel or T-bracket as the tamper will still activate if vandalism occurs. Other unique features include IP65 weather protection, low voltage and a two-year warranty.
The site revamp is part of the GJD rebrand and is packed with extensive content & has an intuitive look and feel GJD, a leading British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has recently announced the launch of its new redesigned website: www.gjd.co.uk. The new website has been designed to provide visitors with a user-friendly experience. The site revamp is part of the GJD rebrand and is packed with extensive content as well as a new and intuitive look and feel. Enhanced user experience Designed and built with user-experience in mind, the website offers significantly improved navigation and better functionality. It has been complied using the latest technology, ensuring compatibility with all known browsers and devices. Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. The site and our GJD brand refresh are now more closely aligned with the company’s strategic objective for UK and international growth”. The modern and easy to navigate website offers detailed technical information to help visitors better understand GJD’s product range. Useful tools such as product selectors are available to help customers choose exactly which product they require. Staying up to date Just some of the improvements include downloadable information such as hi res product and marketing images, as well as free white papers and technical information. Users can also view a variety of installation guide videos and a selection of frequently asked questions on each product category including wired detectors, wireless detectors, lighting control systems and much more. Visitors can also stay up to date with company news, as well as trends within the detection and illumination industries. The media centre features announcements, latest product innovations and case studies; which provide a detailed overview of GJD’s security detection and lighting capabilities across a wide range of sectors. Ana Maria Sagra-Smith, GJD’s Sales and Marketing Director added: “We are very proud of the new website and we hope it provides an informative and useful platform for our customers to get to know our products and GJD better”. ‘Find the smiley face’ website competition To celebrate the new website, GJD has launched a ‘Find the smiley face’ competition. A smiley face has been hidden on the new GJD website. If you can find the smiley face, email email@example.com to be in with a chance to win a one night hotel escape.
Ana will be responsible for GJD’s overall sales and marketing strategy for UK and export markets GJD Manufacturing, an award winning British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ana Maria Sagra-Smith to its Board of directors with effect from Monday 4th January 2016. Ana will be responsible for GJD’s overall sales and marketing strategy for UK and export markets. Commenting on the new position Ana said: “It’s a great honour to join the Board and I very much look forward to contributing to GJD’s development and success”. Ana is a multilingual international sales and marketing professional with extensive experience in delivering measurable sales growth, strategic planning, customer relationship management and team leadership. Having worked in the security industry for 22 years, Ana has led a number of award-winning campaigns and has developed long-term business relationships with CCTV distributors and systems integrators. Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director at GJD said: “I am delighted to welcome Ana to our Board. Ana’s relevant experience and accurate knowledge of the security industry will be a fantastic asset. She will play a key role in expanding GJD and will lead campaigns alongside our talented team”.
GJD, an award winning British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, recently announced the debut of its white coloured Mini Opal external PIR detector. An inconspicuous detector with adjustable detection range and Lux level settings, the Mini Opal’s advanced technical features respond to all security sector requirements. The Mini Opal is designed for outdoor use and is engineered to be reliable, accurate and easy to install. There are many key features and benefits to both installers and users. A high end PIR intruder detector Mark Tibbenham, Managing Director of GJD commented: “The Mini Opal is a high end PIR intruder detector. It is user friendly, able to withstand harsh weather environments and connects easily to GJD’s security lighting controllers.” Energy efficient Further advantages include its energy efficiency and high eco credentials. The detector only activates security lights when an event has occurred. This ensures lighting is only on when needed, saving both energy and money for users on large sites, offices and residential buildings. Integral sun light filter minimises false triggers Fitted with sliding curtains, it is easy to adjust the field of view alignment in order to deliver precise coverage. The sliding curtains also block out unwanted detection areas; whilst the integral sun light filter helps to minimise false triggers. IP65 rated As well as being IP65 rated, the Mini Opal electronics are conformally coated to resist condensation and insects. The aesthetically pleasing modern plastic housing is UV protected to ensure environmental durability. The Opal is fitted with a dual tamper switch, providing case and wall-mount tamper warning.
GJD, a leading British manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators has expanded its D-TECT IP range with the launch of the new D-TECT 3 IP external motion detector, which utilises quad element PIR and microwave technologies and smoothly integrates with third party VMS providers and CCTV systems. Works in conjunction with web based interface The D-TECT 3 IP works in conjunction with a bespoke and user-friendly web based interface, affording intuitive and quick online access. The user can change all of the detector settings remotely via the interface. Some of the adjustable settings include the ability to alter the LUX level trigger, sensitivity and detection range, as well as setting activation for specific times. A major benefit is that no software or installation is needed for the interface as the user simply logs in via a web address. Working in conjunction with CCTV systems, the D-TECT 3 IP can instantly direct cameras to the location of intrusion; whilst security personnel are alerted with detailed alarm information by SMS, telephone or email. Owing to the pairing of quad element PIR and microwave detection technologies, the new IP detector provides exceptional resistance to false alarms, making it well suited to monitor large detection areas for a range of sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, heritage and many more. Versatile benefits Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “For customers that require IP based detection, the D-TECT 3 IP combines all of the versatile benefits of the D-TECT 3, which has recently been rated best in its category in Benchmark’s independent product group test, combined with IP connectivity, providing highly reliable IP based security detection”. The D-TECT 3 IP offers adjustable viewing settings including, 180° pan and 90° tilt with visual pan and tilt alignment markers. It also offers a 10° to 70° detection angle and a programmable beam range up to 30 metres, avoiding boundary overspill and providing accurate detection, making it particularly effective for perimeter surveillance. Other key features include the ability to withstand harsh weather conditions, low maintenance and robust IP65 zinc metal housing. The D-TECT 3 IP is available via GJD’s trusted distribution channels.
The external perimeter protection industry is continuously evolving to meet dynamic security requirements. GJD, a world leading British security manufacturer of external detector equipment and LED illuminators has quickly adapted to the digital era by creating advanced IP and digital solutions. Suitable for big and small security projects GJD has recently announced its D-TECT IP range, being suitable for both big and small security projects. The advanced intruder sensing technology includes PIR, microwave and anti-masking. Such reliable sensors coupled with IP connectivity makes GJD’s IP range of detectors well suited for intruder monitoring, CCTV surveillance and other alarm warning requirements. Key benefits include increased detector alignment and set up options, genuine alarm capture and exceptional resistance to false or ‘nuisance’ alarms. Another major benefit is remote diagnostic control of the perimeter boundary detection systems. Mark Tibbenham, GJD’s Managing Director commented: “Our new D-TECT IP detectors provide real-time remote access to enable remote monitoring and programming from anywhere and at any time”. Integrates with third party VMS providers The D-TECT IP range integrates with third party VMS providers and CCTV systems. Bosch VMS, Milestone Xprotect, Mirasys, SeeTec Enterprise and Probox are to name a few of the supported VMS software providers. Supported cameras for direct control include Axis, Bosch, Ernitec, Hikvision and Sony. Others will soon be added. All of the IP detectors use Power over Ethernet connectivity providing powerful security solutions, which enable cameras to be instantly directed to the location of intrusion; whilst security personnel are alerted with detailed alarm information. Also offering flexible monitoring, the detectors can be adjusted to suit different customer requirements including adjustable field of view, which helps avoid boundary overspill, saving both energy and costs.
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