What are Microdots?
Microdots or DataDots date back to the 1800’s where they were first used during the Franco-Prussian War as a message system transported by carrier pigeons. They were later used in World War I and II as a means of passing messages through insecure postal channels.
DataDot have pioneered microdot technology in South Africa since 2001. Today they are being used extensively to protect vehicles and assets.
MicrodotsMicrodots are polyester particles 1mm or 0.5mm in diameter and are literally the size of a pin head. Using a special magnifier the unique information contained on each microdot can be viewed.
ApplicationsOnce mixed in a special adhesive containing a UV trace they can be sprayed onto a vehicle or applied onto a bicycle or valuable asset giving it its own DNA.