Hi-Tech Security Business Directory (HSBD)
Modular Communications

30 Burt Drive, Newton Park, Gqeberha

+27 41 364 2653
+27 83 456 9542
[email protected]

Core business offering: Modular Communications’ traditional offering includes the design, supply, installation and maintenance of access control, fire detection, PA and evacuation systems, AI CCTV and electronic security systems. Considering escalating energy costs, Modular is also offering energy management solutions in accordance with ISO 50000 guidelines, with particular emphasis on integrating its existing fire and security activities into these solutions. Forming a strategic part of our focus is the application of IoT technologies into all aspects of energy management and security solutions.

Paton, Sidney
IT Director
[email protected]
Rose, Cliff
Managing Director
[email protected]
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Section - Access control & identity management
-Access control readers & control units
-Control systems
- Integrated building management
-Digital/computer access control solutions
-Facial recognition
-Fingerprint analysis
Section - Alarm systems - sensors, panels & systems
-Power or environment sensors
- AC & UPS power failure protection
- Fire
- Gas/toxic vapour
- Humidity
- Lightning protection devices
- Surge protection devices
- Temperature
- Water presence/level
-Buried sensors
-Vibration sensors
-Audio detection
- Transducer cable
-Vibration/shock detectors
Section - Building management
-Building management
-Energy supply & management
-Environmental monitoring
-Lighting & electrical
Section - Fire protection products & systems
- Lightning, surge
-Audio-visual indicators
-Bells - 24 V d.c.
-Computer & software
- Fire detection system design
-Control panels
- Analogue addressable
- Conventional
-Detectors, air sampling/early warning
-Detectors, fire
- Beam
- Heat sensors
- Intrinsically safe
- Multisensor technology
- Optical
- Temperature
-Detectors, flame
- Combined IR/UV
-Detectors, smoke
- Beam
- Early warning/air sampling
- Explosion-proof
-Evacuation systems
-Pull stations
Section - IoT/IT security infrastructure
-Cables & fibres
-Enclosures, racks & consoles
- Cabinets - free-standing
-Routers & switches
-LAN/WAN solutions
-Power surge protectors & filters
-Solar power solutions
-Surge protection devices
-Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
- Standby
Section - Perimeter security
-Barriers, vehicle
- Wedge
-Perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS)
Section - Service providers
-Access control systems
- Access control systems
- Biometric systems
- Revolving doors & turnstiles
-Alarm systems
- Intruder detection, exterior (perimeter)
- Market segment served - industrial/commercial
-Communications systems
- Evacuation systems
-Fire alarm systems
- Fire detection & early warning systems
- Fire suppression
-Perimeter security
- Electric fencing
- Intruder detection (exterior)
- Non-electric fencing
-Surveillance systems
- IP/analogue surveillance
- Video analytics / AI analytics
-Entertainment & hospitality
-Industrial & manufacturing
-Residential estates
Section - Surveillance equipment
-Housings, camera
- Domes/spheres/hemispheres
- Dust-proof
- Ergonomic (indoor)
- Explosion-proof
- Extreme environmental
-Video analytics
- AI-enhanced analytics
- On-camera
-Video management systems (VMS)
- High definition (HD) - IP
-Digital video systems
- Remote monitoring systems
-Perimeter solutions
- Thermal camera monitoring
-Thermal cameras
- Fixed
-Video recorders
- Digital video recorders (DVR)
- Network video recorders (NVR)
News from Modular Communications:
Locally developed explosion-protected network camera
Issue 7 2022, Surveillance, Products & Solutions, Modular Communications

Modular Communications has designed and developed a locally manufactured camera enclosure which includes a 12 MP ultra-high-resolution IP camera.

Securing perimeters of secure locations
November 2019, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions, Government and Parastatal (Industry), Axis Communications SA, Modular Communications, Hikvision South Africa, Nemtek Electric Fencing Products, Technews Publishing, Stafix

Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked a number of companies offering perimeter security solutions for their insights into protecting the boundaries of national key points.

The perimeter and beyond
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2017, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Editor's Choice, Modular Communications

No matter how secure you think a particular layer is, there is always someone who will figure out a way past it, which is why we need other layers to deter them from further incursion.

Picture quality
CCTV Handbook 2007, Surveillance, Modular Communications

Low grade RG59 coaxial cable affects picture quality on CCTV systems. RG59 coaxial cable commonly used in CCTV systems, electrically connects the CCTV camera signal to video monitors and recording equipment. ...

The times they are a-changin'
CCTV Handbook 2005, Surveillance, Modular Communications

Innovation and changing technology have not eluded the security industry. Here Cliff Rose shares his views on security's changing landscape... We have just got digital recording systems running with ...

Complementing onsite security with offsite monitoring
September 2017, Surveillance, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions, Editor's Choice, Modular Communications, OmniVision Security Services, Verifier

Hi-Tech Security Solutions spoke to industry players who outline specific considerations that will guarantee a more balanced and holistic approach to enhancing security .

Dallmeier, Gallagher and AcoustAlert integrated
May 2017, Integrated Solutions, Modular Communications

Local and International IT specialists meet in PE to dust down recently announced integration between Dallmeier and Gallagher.

Thermal cameras and AcoustAlert for perimeter security
October 2016, Surveillance, Products & Solutions, Modular Communications

The use of thermal cameras together with the AcoustAlert creates a double knock which would inform guards that there is in fact an intruder that is going through both barriers.

Perimeter intrusion detection system
October 2016, Residential Estate (Industry), Products & Solutions, Modular Communications

Unlike other alternatives, the AcoustAlert perimeter intrusion detection system uses a length of acoustic cable (up to 300 metres per zone) which is mounted onto perimeter fencing or palisade structures to detect people climbing over, cutting or interfering with the fence fabric.

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