Hi-Tech Security Business Directory (HSBD)
Vision Catcher

4 Linley Place, 39 Berkeley Avenue, Bryanston

+27 11 463 9797
0866 075170
+27 82 788 5678

Core business offering: Vision Catcher provides 'risk inspired solutions' innovating services and solutions, product selection, project management, consultancy, training, commissioning and site assessments. Over 40 years' exposure to risk related environments enables a common sense informed 'risk inspired coach' covering military, wildlife conservation, business, IT, security and environmental risk.

Admin, Ann
Beazley, Niall
Managing Director
Muir, Caroline
Techie, Joe
American Dynamics
(Shared Agency)
Axis Communications
(Sub Agency)
Entelec Control Systems Sky-Walker MIS
(Sole Agency)
Entelec Cubed Vision IP Solutions
(Sole Agency)
Exacq Technologies
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
Ex-Sight.com Facial Recognition Solutions
(Sole Agency)
Ex-sight.com LPR Solutions
(Sole Agency)
(Shared Agency, Installer)
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Illustra Edge
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Sole Agency)
Tyco Security Products
(Sub Agency)
(Sub Agency)
Section - Access control & identity management
-Access control readers & control units
-Actuators, door release
-Card technology
- Barcode
- Dual/multi technology
- Embossed
- Laser
- Magnetic stripe
- Optical
- Proximity
- Smartcard
- Touch memory (Dallas iButton)
-Control systems
- Card coding/deletion/programming
- Card/keypad combination
- Control day/time/place/person exception reporting
- Integrated building management
- Lift/elevator control software
- Multi-alarm capability
- Multi-building
- Parking management/control software
- Remote monitored
- Storage/backup control software
- Time & attendance integration
-Facial recognition
-Fingerprint analysis
-Hand geometry
-Iris recognition
-Palm analysis
-Retinal scan
-Vein analysis
-Voice pattern analysis
Section - CCTV & surveillance equipment
-Anti-theft devices
-Consoles/enclosures for CCTV systems
-Housings, camera
- CCD cameras
- Domes/spheres/hemispheres
- Dust-proof
- Ergonomic (indoor)
- Explosion-proof
- Extreme environmental
- Heater/defroster kits
- High-temperature
- Integrated low-light enhancement
- Pressurised
- Radiation proof
- Special-purpose
- Tube cameras
- Vandal-proof
- Washer & wiper units
- Weather-proof
- Control devices
- Fixtures
- Infrared
- Portable generators & lights
- Security
- Audio & video
- Manual
- Matrix
- Sequential
-Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)/drones
-Video monitors
-Video multiplexers
-Video recorders
- Analogue
- Hybrid
- Network video recorders (NVR)
- Storage servers/arrays
-Video sequencers
-Camera controls
- Multiplexers
- Pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ indoor)
- Pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ outdoor)
- Remote control devices
- Sequencers
- Switchers (alarm, manual & sequential)
- Switchers (microprocessor controlled)
-CCTV cameras
- Analogue
- Body-worn cameras
- Combination thermal & colour sensors
- Concealed, covert
- Fixed
- Handheld
- High definition (HD)/High resolution - analogue
- High definition (HD)/high resolution - IP
- Industrial use thermals
- Infrared
- Low light
- Network/IP
- Night vision equipment
- PCB/board
- Portable
- Simulated/dummy
- UAV/drone mounted
- Ultra high-resolution
- Ultra high-speed
-Digital video systems
- Digital cameras (handheld)
- Digital cameras (mounted)
- Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
- Duplex recorders
- Event recorders
- Hard drives
- Remote monitoring systems
- Storage systems
- Video enhancement systems
- Visual verification systems
-IP-CCTV systems
- Fixed focal length
- Panoramic
- Special-purpose
- Varifocal
- Zoom (motorised)
-Perimeter solutions
- Dual thermal/visual camera monitoring
- Perimeter video monitoring s/w
- Portable monitoring stations
- Thermal camera monitoring
- Thermal radar
-Point-of-sale (POS) systems
-Remote surveillance systems
- Ethernet, TCP/IP, LAN
- Fibre
- GSM, cellular
- Other
-Thermal cameras
- Combination thermal & colour sensors
- Fixed
- Handheld
- Industrial use
- Long distance
- Portable
- Commercial
- Domestic
- Military
- Services
- Support & maintenance
- Training
-Vehicle CCTV systems
-Video analytics
- On-camera
- Remote
- Server-based
-Video management systems (VMS)
-Video multiplexers
-Video recorders
- Analogue
- Digital video recorders (DVR)
- Hybrid
- Network video recorders (NVR)
- Real-time or time-lapse (VHS or SVHS)
-Video sequencers
-Video analytics
- AI-enhanced analytics
- On-camera
- Remote
- Server-based
-Video management systems (VMS)
Section - IT infrastructure for security
-Access control
- Biometric systems
- Card readers
- Degausses
- Key switches
- Smartcard protection
-Computers & accessories
-Cyber surveillance equipment
-Data encryption equipment
- Environmental protection
- Locks CPU & power switch
- Locks entire PC
-Encryption hardware
-Lockdown devices
-Network security appliance
-Other components
-Other peripherals
-PC/notebook locking systems
-Physical asset tagging
-Secure IoT devices
-Secure storage media
- Hard drive
- Magnetic tape & cassette
- Optical media
- Removable media
-Tracking & recovery solutions
-Unified threat management hardware
-BYOD solutions
-Cabinets - free-standing
-Cabinets - wall mounted
-Communication security solutions
-Consoles - workstations, desk
-Edge security solutions
-Network hardware
-Network management s/w
-Network optimisation
-Network security appliance
-Network security solutions
-Other networking equipment
-Portable wireless networking equipment
-Racks & sub-racks
-Routers & switches
-Wireless networking
-Wireless security solutions
-Digital video recorders (DVR)
-E-mail archiving solutions
-External/removable devices
-Hard drives
-Network interfaces
- Fibre channel
- Gigabit Ethernet
- iFCP
-Network video recorders (NVR)
-Optical drives
-RAID controllers/adaptors
-Solid-state disks
-Storage management
- Backup/recovery
- Clustering
- Security
- Storage management
-Tape & tape subsystems
-Tape drives
Section - Perimeter security
Section - Service providers
-Fire protection
-Risk assessments
-Security in general
-Technical focus
- Access control
- Asset management, EAS, RFID
- CCTV, surveillance
- Control room design
- Enterprise solutions
- Fire & safety
- Identity management
- Information security
- Perimeter security, alarms & intruder detection
-Entertainment & hospitality
-Government & parastatal
-Industrial & manufacturing
-Residential estates
-Safe city
News from Vision Catcher:
What about the service level agreement?
November 2018, Security Services & Risk Management, Editor's Choice, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley discusses the importance of a reliable service level agreement (SLA) if you want to rest assured in the long-term efficacy of your security installation.

Niall Beazley looks at some of the issues end users should consider when deciding on surveillance solutions: you get what you pay for.
May 2017, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley looks at some of the issues end users should consider when deciding on surveillance solutions: you get what you pay for.

Multi-sensor surveillance in the entertainment industry
October 2016, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley comments on the recent feature Hi-Tech Security Solutions ran on multi-sensor cameras, highlighting multi-sensor PTZ, HD and more.

Understanding the CCTV box you just bought
August 2016, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley discusses just what the technical specifications on the box mean, and advises buyers to educate themselves to ensure they get the solution they require.

How to choose video management software
May 2016, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley discusses the options for managing your video streams, specifically the choices to make in selecting a VMS platform.

Understanding intelligence
April 2015, Cyber Security, Vision Catcher

Intelligence is gained from many aspects of surveillance that does not necessarily require a picture. Information only becomes intelligent when it is used with all other available information to provide the basis for a decision and perhaps a result.

It depends on the project
September 2013, News, Vision Catcher

Hi-Tech Security Solutions recently published an article titled ‘It is not IP or nothing’. Following publication, Niall Beazley, director of Vision Catcher, sent us this reply. I would highlight some ...

The real CSI effect
August 2010, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Vision Catcher

Niall Beazley extols the virtue of JPEG 2000

City surveillance, an alternative practical approach
April 2010, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Vision Catcher

Human research has shown that the maximum time an operator can realistically concentrate on a monitor or screen is 20 minutes. They have been trained to pick up on situations that might develop and ...

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