• Bicycles Secure Your Bicycle
  • Home Protection Protect Your Home
  • Secure Your Business Secure Your Business
  • Secure Your Bicycle

    The DataDot Bicycle Theft Deterrent and Recovery System is an EASY TO USE pen application which allows the fitment of over 2000 microdots to your bicycle to ensure that its identity is protected. It is available for the recommended retail price of R250.00 excluding delivery and fitment per kit.

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  • Protect Your Home

    Home burglary can be expensive, inconvenient and even frightening. That's why it's essential to take appropriate measures to protect your valuable belongings. DataDot Theft Deterrent and Recovery Solution is a popular choice for those who wish to protect household items such as cell phones, tablets, TVs, computers and cameras. Technologically advanced, easy to apply and cost effective, DataDot is the number one option for your theft prevention needs.

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  • Secure Your Business

    Commercial crime costs South Africa millions each year and it's not about to stop! All businesses are affected by theft with more often than not disasterous consequences. In addition a struggling economy increases the temptation to steal. Despite efforts to secure assets the number of incidents are increasing and often take a long time to be discovered.

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Emergency Apps

5 Emergency Apps to Consider When You Need Help!

According to the latest Victims of Crime Survey more than 1.4 million crime incidents were experienced by over 1 million households in 2016/17. South Africans are being forced to look for ways to protect themselves and their belongings. At DataDotSA we have your belongings covered with our tiny microdots, but we have also found 5 emergency apps for you to consider that are available on either the Apple Store or Google Play Store.  Download the one that suits you best.

Overview of Apps

App Namola 

Through GPS technology Namola can determine your location in order for the police to reach you faster. Trained control centre operators assist in the deployment of the correct emergency responders.


MySOS allows you to:
Initiate an emergency for yourself or on behalf of someone else, choose the nature of your emergency (medical, fire, police, sea rescue, etc) and auto-notify your registered emergency contacts on your behalf providing them with your name, mobile number, etc.

App Bull Horns Panic

With the Bull Horns Panic Button your emergency contacts will be called and a SMS sent when a one-touch button on your phone, smart watch or headphones is pressed.  Armed Response Companies can see your exact location in real time if they are partnered with Bull Horns.  In addition you are able to contribute and receive instant alerts from your local community with regards to suspicious activities, crimes, scams, trends.

 App MiBlackBox

With DAILY AND MONTHLY Options you are able to capture an image or video or audio recording of a situation and then notify emergency contacts. The files are backed up to remote servers and encrypted for secure storage.  By pressing the panic button in the app an automated call to the MiBlackBox servers will be triggered.  Any voice files are sent directly to your emergency contact which will include your location.

 App Crash Detect

With VARIOUS OPTIONS to choose from Smart drive-detection technology automatically monitors your trips. Movement sensors detect any unusual impact that you may be involved in and a signal will be sent directly to a response centre notifying them of your location. Emergency Services will be dispatched together with medical information pertaining to you. The sensors can differentiate an accident from an accidental device drop.


Did you know.........
Microdots can be applied to any item of value to uniquely identify an asset?

Apart from providing currently over 3.9 million vehicles with their own DNA - microdots, or as we like to call them DataDots, can be applied to any asset of value. This means that if the valuable item or asset is stolen and recovered it can be linked back to the owner provided the owner has registered on our DataDot app.

Executive Committee

Craig Wahl

Craig Wahl

Craig is an admitted attorney with experience in Business and Labour Law. After being admitted he worked as a Legal Advisor for SEESA, a business consultancy in East London and George. He joined DataDot Technology SA in 2013 and currently is the CEO of the company.
Derek Menday

Derek Menday

Derek was General Manager of Sales at Cargo Benoni prior to joining AVIS as National Sales Director in 1989. He joined DataDot Technology SA in 2003 and is currently an Executive Director, Executive Committee Member and a Shareholder of the company.
Chad Thomson

Chad Thomson

Chad started his career within the Commercial Security Sector. A change into commerce in 2000 saw him as Managing Director to African Independent Insurance Brokers after which he joined DataDot and currently holds the position of General Manager National Operations.
Chris Naude

Chris Naude

Chris is a Qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Datadot in 2016 he worked at Questus Chartered Accountants and Profert and Vrystaat Mielies in Potchefstroom. He currently holds the position of General Manager - Business Analysis and is the Company Secretary.