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10 Safety Tips to think about before Cycling!

10 Safety Tips to think about before Cycling!

Depending on where you live and when you ride you may be exposed to some form of assault or robbery whilst cycling. The impact...

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Market for Stolen Vehicles in SADC is Growing!

Market for Stolen Vehicles in SADC is Growing!

30% of stolen vehicles make their way to SADC regions! Bryte Insurance, a business risk specialist recently released its...

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Uninsured Lose Out When Vehicles Are Crushed!

Uninsured Lose Out When Vehicles Are Crushed!

More vehicles were crushed at a local pound in Gauteng this week adding to the number of vehicles crushed annually. ...

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Identity of Recovered Vehicle Proved

Identity of Recovered Vehicle Proved

DataDot's were found on a stolen and recovered vehicle in Maseru confirming the identity of it.  The Fortuner in question...

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DataDotSA Sponsors Environmental Race Mat

DataDotSA Sponsors Environmental Race Mat

We continue to stay true to our environmental core value and ISO14001 status by taking measures that address environmental...

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DataDot reaches yet another Unparalleled Milestone

DataDot reaches yet another Unparalleled Milestone

DataDot Technology SA has achieved yet another unparalled milestone as it continues to pioneer growth in the microdot industry....

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Be Vigilant on our Roads this Holiday Season!

Be Vigilant on our Roads this Holiday Season!

Familiarise yourself with the latest vehicle crime trends! The high rate of vehicle crime remains a concern in South Africa....

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How to Avoid Buying Second- Hand Stolen Goods

How to Avoid Buying Second- Hand Stolen Goods

The second-hand goods market has been flourishing in South Africa since statistics have shown a decline in the real net wealth...

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Why you need to Contaminate your Bike with its own DNA!

Why you need to Contaminate your Bike with its own DNA!

South Africa is not the only country suffering from the onslaught of bicycle thefts.  The rest of world are victims...

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Has Your STOLEN Vehicle Been RECOVERED?

Has Your STOLEN Vehicle Been RECOVERED?

What must you do NOW? Should you have been notified by the Police (either telephonically or in writing) that your stolen...

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Growth and Development a Priority at DataDot

Growth and Development a Priority at DataDot

At DataDot we believe Skills Development is critical in helping to build the South African Economy. Six of our DataDot employees...

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Peter Webb takes on Africa!

Peter Webb takes on Africa!

DataDot South Africa are thrilled to announce that Peter Webb will be joining the team as our Africa Representative. After...

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4 Useful Tips to Consider Should Your Vehicle Be Stolen!

4 Useful Tips to Consider Should Your Vehicle Be Stolen!

Having your vehicle stolen or hijacked is every person’s worst nightmare and trying to get the case registered with the Police...

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DataDot Botswana Participate in Police Campaign

DataDot Botswana Participate in Police Campaign

Walk Against Crime! The Botswana Police Service’s 60 Days of Action on Crime and Road Safety and 16 Days of Activism against...

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10 Reliable Cyber Security Tips for Businesses and Employees

10 Reliable Cyber Security Tips for Businesses and Employees

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE the Threat of Cybercrime. Johan Gericke – our DataDotSA IT Manager - looks at 10 cyber security tips...

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In-House Recycling Competition Winners Announced

In-House Recycling Competition Winners Announced

Well done to our competitors in this years In-House Recycling Competition.  All submissions were of a high standard...

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5 Emergency Apps to Consider When You Need Help!

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...

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DataDot Embrace Community Core Value and Sponsor Golf Day

DataDot Embrace Community Core Value and Sponsor Golf Day

Seven Passes Golf Day a Great Success One of DataDotSA’s core values is looking out for the community and participating...

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Simplistic Identification Solutions for the Mining Industry

Simplistic Identification Solutions for the Mining Industry

Asset Protection, Identification and Recoveryis still a main concern for the South African mining industry. DataDot Technology...

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DataDotSA Receives Good Standing Award from VESA

DataDotSA Receives Good Standing Award from VESA

DataDotSA received the VESA Awards Certificate of Recognition last week for being a member in good standing since September...

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DataDot Botswana show Cyclists how to Protect their Bikes

DataDot Botswana show Cyclists how to Protect their Bikes

DataDot Botswana have been extremely busy over the weekend. They were invited to two cycling events to exhibit DataDot products...

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How do YOU respond to Crime in South Africa?

How do YOU respond to Crime in South Africa?

In the recent Victims of Crime Survey conducted by Stats SA facts were provided about the crime situation in South Africa...

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Victims of Crime Survey Released

Victims of Crime Survey Released

Key findings from the Victims of Crime Survey (VOCS) have recently been released. The research was conducted by Statistics...

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Microdot Technology and the Police Working Together

Microdot Technology and the Police Working Together

DataDot Technology are committed to providing a constant support function to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the...

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DataDot to Attend FIRST Rural Crime Conference

DataDot to Attend FIRST Rural Crime Conference

DataDot will be attending the first ever Rural Crime Conference to be held in South Africa. This is a joint enterprise between...

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DataDot Botswana Thwart Theft by Microdotting Street Lights

DataDot Botswana Thwart Theft by Microdotting Street Lights

The Mogoditshane Thamaga Subdistrict Council in Botswana have recently embarked on a project to design and build solar powered...

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Bonga Cycling Academy Microdot their Bicycles

Bonga Cycling Academy Microdot their Bicycles

Last week DataDot travelled to Khayelitsha to microdot the bicycles belonging to Bonga Cycling Academy - an initiative of...

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DataDot Microdot Successful in Exposing Tyre Thieves

DataDot Microdot Successful in Exposing Tyre Thieves

Our DataDot Microdot has been successful in identifying stolen vehicles and parts, and have now aided the police in exposing...

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DataDot Stock Manager Conquers Trans Baviaans

DataDot Stock Manager Conquers Trans Baviaans

As one of South Africa’s premier mountain biking events – The Trans Baviaans Mountain Bike Event is a perfect...

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DataDot Used Once Again to Identify Vehicle Parts

DataDot Used Once Again to Identify Vehicle Parts

It won’t be the first time and it certainly won’t be the last time that DataDot microdots have been used to identify...

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Recently Launched Pepper Spray Foils Stabbing

Recently Launched Pepper Spray Foils Stabbing

Our recently launched #pepperspray has already been proven in a case of #selfdefence. DataDot staff were excited with the...

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Donkeys Assist with Cross Border Thefts

Donkeys Assist with Cross Border Thefts

Cross border thefts are on the increase with valuable vehicles being “towed” across the Limpopo by donkeys!!...

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Drone Manufacturer Microdots their Drones

Drone Manufacturer Microdots their Drones

@HAEVIC became the first drone manufacturer to mark each and every part of their drones sold to clients with DataDot SA microdots....

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Gardener to Production Manager at DataDotSA

Gardener to Production Manager at DataDotSA

Eleven years ago Thamsanqa Kame worked as a gardener in George. Today he is the young and dynamic Production Manager at #DataDotSA. “I...

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Behind the Scenes with DataDot's Quality Production Team

Behind the Scenes with DataDot's Quality Production Team

WATCH the behind the scenes music video at DataDot Technology SA It's not often you get to have a glimpse behind the scenes...

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Why is being ISO9001 Compliant Important to DataDot Technology?

Why is being ISO9001 Compliant Important to DataDot Technology?

Since 2001 when DataDot introduced the smallest, biggest, crime fighter – the microdot - to South Africa we have stayed...

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Stolen Bike in for Repair - this will BLOW YOUR MIND!

Stolen Bike in for Repair - this will BLOW YOUR MIND!

How can a stolen bike be taken in for repair and the “thief” get away with it? Surely it is time for cycle enthusiasts...

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Every 32 minutes one more vehicle is hijacked

Every 32 minutes one more vehicle is hijacked

#Didyouknow – EVERY 32 MINUTES 1 MORE VEHICLE IS HIJACKED IN SOUTH AFRICA According to the latest crime stats released...

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DO NOT be a Victim of Vehicle Cloning

DO NOT be a Victim of Vehicle Cloning

IT’S A FACT – Motorists who become victims of vehicle cloning not only lose their insurance cover on the vehicle,...

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FAW SA recognised as the Best Distributor

FAW SA recognised as the Best Distributor

Congratulations to our client FAW SA who were recognized as the Best Distributor for 2016 at the FAW Import and Export...

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DataDot Staff benefit from CPR Training

DataDot Staff benefit from CPR Training

Our DataDot staff benefited from CPR Training this week and helped Emergency Disaster Response International (EDR International)...

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Stolen Vehicles found at 2nd Hand Dealership

Stolen Vehicles found at 2nd Hand Dealership

Vehicles suspected to have been hijacked or stolen were recently found at an unregistered second-hand car dealership operating...

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Bryte Insurance Releases New Crime Tracker

Bryte Insurance Releases New Crime Tracker

Bryte Insurance’s new Crime Tracker recently released crime trends for 2016 based on insurance claims of homeowners...

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Money Raised for CANSA Relay for Life

Money Raised for CANSA Relay for Life

 CANSA Relay for Life   An unbelievable R539 658 was raised for CANSA at the 10th CANSA Relay for Life held...

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Behind the Scenes at Parkdene Primary

Behind the Scenes at Parkdene Primary

Parkdene Primary School in George are taking the fight against crime into their own hands. In a bid to stop theft they...

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Unparalleled Milestone achieved by DataDot

Unparalleled Milestone achieved by DataDot

There are now 3.5 MILLION vehicles microdotted by DataDot in South Africa. Having pioneered microdotting in South Africa...

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Powerboats Dotted and Ready to Compete

Powerboats Dotted and Ready to Compete

Yesterday our DataDot team geared into action making sure the Inflatable Powerboats competing in the Inflatable Powerboat...

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Microdot Certification Body Welcomed

Microdot Certification Body Welcomed

DataDot Technology SA extended a sincere welcome to the Microdot Certification Body (MCB). The MCB team are the official...

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Microdots could save South African Cycads

Microdots could save South African Cycads

Scientists are now using microdot technology to prevent South African cycads from disappearing completely.  These hardy,...

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DataDot makes a Difference in Worcester

DataDot makes a Difference in Worcester

The Boland town of Worcester is bustling with activity and excitement after a pro-active crime prevention plan was launched...

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Microdotting of New Vehicles a Breakthrough

Microdotting of New Vehicles a Breakthrough

The motor vehicle industry had a major breakthrough when the microdotting of new vehicles and vehicles that require police...

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