Hi-Tech Security Business Directory (HSBD)

27 Greenstone Place, Greenstone Hill, Edenvale

+27 11 401 6700
+27 11 401 6753
+27 82 848 8754

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Core business offering: Pentagon is committed to providing quality and innovative security solutions using the latest technology available in the market today. As a leading distributor of high-end IP CCTV, IP access control, fire detection and public address systems, Pentagon is ideally placed to collaborate with installation professionals.

Cape Town

tel: +27 21 700 8360
fax: +27 21 700 8361

tel: +27 79 527 9771
fax: +27 11 401 6753

tel: +27 11 401 6700
fax: +27 11 401 6753
Engelbrecht, Hennie
National Technical Manager
Lewis, Craig
Cape Town Branch Manager
Mallet, Ernest
Sales Director
Snyman, Elmar
Operations Director
Van Der Merwe, Mariska
Tender co-ordinator
Williams, Gareth
Export Manager
AG Neovo
(Shared Agency)
Axis Communications
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Capsule Technologies
(Sole Agency)
CEM Systems
(Shared Agency)
Dell EMC
(Shared Agency)
Exacq Technologies
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Section - Access control & identity management
-Access control readers & control units
-Actuators, door release
-Card technology
- Barcode
- Dual/multi technology
- Laser
- Magnetic stripe
- Optical
- Proximity
- Smartcard
-Control systems
- Card coding/deletion/programming
- Card/keypad combination
- Control reports
- Integrated building management
- Lift/elevator control software
- Multi-alarm capability
- Multi-building
- Parking management/control software
- Storage/backup control software
- Time & attendance integration
-Facial recognition
-Fingerprint analysis
-Iris recognition
-Palm analysis
-Vein analysis
-Delayed egress systems
-Door entry systems
-Electrically-powered door operators
-Electronic locking systems
-Exit systems
- Electronic
- Mechanical
-Electronic locks & accessories
-Intercom systems
- Biometric
- Card/PIN
- Fire resistant
- Programmable
- Pushbutton
-Visitor management systems
- Cloud-based
-Visitor management/tracking systems
-ID card systems
-ID cards
-Laminators & accessories
Section - Alarm systems - sensors, panels & systems
-Annunciators, lights
-Annunciators, sirens
-Annunciators, sounders
-Central station & remote monitoring equipment
- Audio equipment
- Digital communicating equipment
- Remote controls with zone annunciation
- Remote light controls
- Remote release
- Reporting equipment
- RF telemetry equipment
- Video verification equipment
-Control panels
- Arm/disarm stations
- Graphic panels (icons)
- I/O expanders
- IP/network
- Microprocessor based
- Programmable remotely
- Remote stations
- Touch screen
- Wireless
- Zone expanders
-Miscellaneous alarm equipment
- Batteries
- Battery backup
- Battery testers/analysers
- Cabinets & racks
- Installation materials
-Power or environment sensors
- AC & UPS power failure protection
- Fire
- Gas/toxic vapour
- Humidity
- Lightning protection devices
- Surge protection devices
- Temperature
-Radio communications
- Antennas
- Base stations
- Outstations
- Transmitters
-Remote monitoring
- Direct wire
- GSM/cellular
- Wireless/radio telemetry/long-range
-Buried sensors
-Dual technology detectors
-Electromagnetic, field disturbance
-Fibre optic continuity circuits
-Infrared beams, active
-Infrared illuminators
-Infrared, passive (PIR)
-Loop detectors
-Motion detectors
-Photoelectric beam
-Portable intrusion detection
-Proximity sensors
-Seismic sensors, buried
-Shock detectors
-Vehicle sensors, buried
-Vehicle sensors, drive through
-Vehicle sensors, magnetic
-Vibration sensors
-Volumetric sensors
-Beam protectors
-Beams (see motion detectors)
-Contacts, door & window switches
-Continuity loops
- Door loops
- Electrical loops
-Emergency switches
-Frequency-tuned sensors
- Dual detection
- Glass-break sensors (on glass)
- Piezoelectric
- Shock sensors
-Light sensors
-Motion detectors
- Dual detectors
- Infrared, passive
- Infrasonic
- Microwave
- Photoelectric
- Strain/flex detectors
- Ultrasonic
- Video motion detectors
-Panic buttons
-Proximity sensor
-Seismic sensors
-Stress detection
Section - Asset management
-Asset tagging systems
-Asset tracking
-Asset tracking systems
- Active
- Passive
-Tags, permanent
-Metal detectors
-Metal detectors, walk-through
-X-ray screening equipment
Section - Building management
-Building management systems
- Building information software
Section - CCTV & surveillance equipment
-Housings, camera
- Domes/spheres/hemispheres
- Dust-proof
- Ergonomic (indoor)
- Explosion-proof
- Extreme environmental
- Heater/defroster kits
- High-temperature
- Integrated low-light enhancement
- Vandal-proof
- Washer & wiper units
- Weather-proof
- Infrared
- Security
-Video monitors
-Cables (fibre)
-Cables (network, PoE)
-Cables (power)
-Cables (speciality)
-Camera test targets
-Connectors (coaxial)
-Connectors (fibre)
-Mounting brackets, accessories
-Camera controls
- Pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ indoor)
- Pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ outdoor)
-CCTV cameras
- Analogue
- Combination thermal & visual sensors
- Concealed, covert
- Fixed
- High definition (HD)/high resolution - IP
- Industrial use thermals
- Infrared
- Low light
- Network/IP
- Night vision equipment
-Digital video systems
- Storage systems
-IP-CCTV systems
- Fixed focal length
- Panoramic
- Varifocal
- Zoom (motorised)
-Thermal cameras
- Fixed
- Industrial use
- Long distance
-Video recorders
- Digital video recorders (DVR)
- Network video recorders (NVR)
- Storage servers/arrays
-Video analytics
- AI-enhanced analytics
- On-camera
- Server-based
-Video management systems (VMS)
Section - Communications equipment
- Push-to-talk
- Standalone intercoms
-Public address & paging systems
- Standalone PA & paging systems
Section - Fire protection products & systems
-Data centres/server rooms
-Domestic buildings
-Educational premises
-High-rise buildings
-Shopping malls
- Lightning, surge
-Audio-visual indicators
-Computer & software
- Fire detection system design
-Control panels
- Analogue addressable
- Conventional
- IP
-Detectors, fire
- Beam
- Heat sensors
- Intrinsically safe
- Multisensor technology
- Optical
- Rate of rise
- Temperature
- Video/thermal
-Detectors, smoke
- Beam
- Explosion-proof
- Ionisation (smoke)
- Photoelectric
-Door control, panic hardware
-Electronic sounders
-Emergency lighting
-Evacuation systems
-Manual call points (glass)
-Panic devices
-Strobe lights
Section - IT infrastructure
-Cables & fibres
-Enclosures, racks & consoles
- Cabinets - free-standing
- Cabinets - wall mounted
- Consoles - workstations, desk
- Racks & sub-racks
-Installation accessories
-Computer media
-Racks & enclosures
-Surge protection & power conditioning
-UPS systems
-Authentication & identity verification systems
-Consoles - workstations, desk
-Edge security solutions
-Network hardware
-Network management s/w
-Routers & switches
-Digital video recorders (DVR)
-Hard drives
-Network video recorders (NVR)
-Solid-state disks
-Storage management
- Backup/recovery
- Security
- Storage management
Section - Other security equipment
-Strobe lights
-Warning lights
-Vehicle counting systems
-Security guard tour management solutions
-Security guard tour reporting systems
-Weapons detection
- X-ray
- Interior
- Perimeter
Section - Perimeter security
-Barriers, vehicle
- Bollards
- Cable crash beam
- Crash-rated gate
- Wedge
-Fences, electric
- Controllers, electric fence
- Insulators, electric fence
- Low-voltage surveillance (with alarm)
- Non-lethal energiser system (with alarm)
-Guard rails
-Outdoor wireless early warning alarm systems
-Perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS)
-Gate automation, accessories
- Lightning protection
- Remote controls
- Safety beams
- Wireless transmitters/receivers/beams
-Gate automation/operators/motors
- Domestic slider
- Domestic swing
- Electromechanical
- Garage door automation
- Gate automation systems
- Gate operators, powered
- Roller shutters
- Sliding
- Full height
- Mechanical
-Combination of lenses
-Visual light camera
Section - Physical security - locks, safes & containers
-Bolts, electronic
-Door holders, electronic
-Key switches
-Strikes, electronically released
-Timelocks, electronic
-Door closers
-Door holders, mechanical
-Door push & pull bars
- Computer, laptop & office equipment
- Control systems
- Exit control
- Pushbutton
Section - Service providers
-Access control
-Alarms, intrusion, perimeter
-Fire detection, suppression, prevention
-Management/supervisor skills
-Security management
-Software installation/configuration training
News from Pentagon:
A good buy for residential estates
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2016 - Vol 1, Residential Estate (Industry), Pentagon

Pentagon used the event to promote the fact that thermal cameras do not need to be viewed as expensive nice-to-have alternatives for residential estate surveillance.

Security, right from the start
Access & Identity Management Handbook 2006, Access Control & Identity Management, Pentagon, Impro Technologies

IT companies have a greater need for security than most, so when a Cape Town-based company specialising in e-commerce and Internet solutions for a global client base, decided to build a new three-storey­building ...

AG Neovo displays to serve Taipei Metro
September 2013, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Pentagon

AG Neovo was chosen by Taipei Metro to provide the displays it needs for a new route, the Xinyi Line. After eight years of construction, the Xinyi Line is due to become operational at the end of the ...

Copper displays in Chile
November 2011, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Mining (Industry), Pentagon

AG Neovo has been charged with monitoring industrial facilities and offices in Chile. AG Neovo has been assigned a role in Chile’s copper mining industry. Its RX-W42, a 42-inch full HD LCD display has ...

Monitoring rail
September 2011, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Pentagon

AG Neovo helps Taiwan railway serve commuters. AG Neovo is part of an ambitious effort to attain seamless integration of Taiwan’s transportation networks. Its RX-W42 – a 42-inch full HD LCD display – ...

Widescreen oil displays
November 2010, Products, Pentagon

Displays handle extreme desert conditions. AG Neovo has been installed in a cross-border oil exploration venture in the Middle East. More than 2000 X-W19 and 120 X-W22 displays were chosen and installed ...

Anti-burn-in technology
October 2010, Products, Pentagon

AG Neovo’s anti-burn-in technology is the jewel on the crown of its displays meant for the security surveillance industry. This feature allows the displays to withstand the image-sticking (burn-in) problem ...

New surveillance displays
August 2010, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Pentagon

Security surveillance has long been a key application driving the display industry. AG Neovo has reinvented its SX-Series LCD displays that are designed specifically for environmental surveillance and ...

New generation of surveillance displays
June 2010, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Pentagon

Security surveillance has long been a key application driving the display industry. AG Neovo has reinvented its SX-Series LCD displays that are designed specifically for environmental surveillance and ...

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