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Welcome to your one-stop resource for all things CENTURION. As leaders in gate automation and access control, we’ll be using this blog as a platform to engage with you and keep you up to date with our latest products, industry-related news and company developments.

One G-ULTRA, Many Applications

One G-ULTRA, Many Applications

When Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell uttered the famous words “Mister Watson, come here. I want to see you” – the first intelligible words ever to be recorded on a telephone on 10th March, 1876 – chances are he couldn’t have imagined that his invention...

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5 Ways that the ULTRA Range Will Make Your Life Easier

5 Ways that the ULTRA Range Will Make Your Life Easier

Recent years have seen the rise of the so-called “smart” or “connected” home, kick starting an odyssey that would see us go from the simple remote control of various appliances to enjoying a completely wireless environment and giving us total dominion over our...

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Making Your Life Easier with Free Data

Making Your Life Easier with Free Data

Do you remember the first mobile phones that were commercially available around the early 2000s? They were big, clunky and largely utilitarian. You could make and receive calls, send SMS text messages (remember those?) and possibly lose a couple hours playing Snake....

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What You Can Do with Free Data

What You Can Do with Free Data

Most scholars agree that, in the Digital Age, information has become our main form of currency and, as the principal force behind economic, social and cultural development, this certainly appears to be the case. Indeed, with the advent of the Internet and the World...

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Centurion Systems is Making Life Easier for Installers

Centurion Systems is Making Life Easier for Installers

Whenever you buy something, whether a microwave oven, mobile phone or motorcar, you forge a relationship – not only with the person or business selling you the item, but also with the manufacturer. And, like all healthy relationships, this one is built on trust. You...

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The New D5 SMART: The Intelligent Choice

The New D5 SMART: The Intelligent Choice

Among CENTURION’s oeuvre of gate automation solutions spanning more than three decades, the latest addition to the company’s pantheon stands out as its magnum opus; a gate motor built for speed and performance, crafted for excellence, ruggedly robust and endlessly...

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Make Your Life Easier with CENTURION Solar-Ready Solutions

Make Your Life Easier with CENTURION Solar-Ready Solutions

Solar power is being touted as one of the best and most robust alternative energy solutions, and with good reason. Not only is solar naturally replenished by the Earth’s own resources, but it can be used to provide power in remote locations where electricity from a...

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Solar-compatible Solutions from CENTURION

Solar-compatible Solutions from CENTURION

The English novelist and poet Roman Payne – now residing in sun-kissed North Africa – said it best when he wrote: “O, Sunshine! The most precious gold to be found on Earth!” Indeed, Earth’s lone star and its quasi-mystical qualities have been a source of inspiration...

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5 Benefits of Solar for CENTURION Products

5 Benefits of Solar for CENTURION Products

While the popularity of solar power as an alternative energy source has certainly soared in the last couple of decades, harnessing the power of the sun has a long and storied history dating back to the 7th century B.C., when our ancestors cooked their food on fires...

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Feel Empowered with the New D5 SMART

Feel Empowered with the New D5 SMART

When Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel crooned and harmonised their way into folk music history with “The Sound of Silence”, featuring the now-famous lyrics, “hello darkness, my old friend”, they certainly weren’t singing about load-shedding, but rather solemnly...

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Dual-Battery Backup: Double Your Peace of Mind

Dual-Battery Backup: Double Your Peace of Mind

We all know that there are times and situations where being punctual is everything. Whether it’s to make a good first impression, or to maintain the equilibrium of our daily routine, no one likes running late or, even worse, being rendered completely unable to make an...

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CENTURION Door Automation: Safe and Sound(less)

CENTURION Door Automation: Safe and Sound(less)

Whether customers or employees, people are the lifeblood of any organisation. Sure, a business might make furniture, fix computers, or, as in our case, manufacture industry-leading security equipment, but, in the end, it’s flesh and blood human beings that make the...

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CENTURION Door Automation: An Energy-saving Solution

CENTURION Door Automation: An Energy-saving Solution

When technology first became the primary propellant behind societal progress at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, it was largely a matter of utility, of the ends justifying the means. The innovations of the day were resource-heavy and devoured power with a...

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The D5 SMART: New Features

The D5 SMART: New Features

Technology is constantly changing and evolving. We are forever making new discoveries, breaking new ground, innovating and exploring. To quote the celebrated English poet and painter William Blake (1757-1827): “What is now proved was once only imagined”. Indeed, in a...

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Making Your Life Easier with Free Data

Do you remember the first mobile phones that were commercially available around the early 2000s?...

What You Can Do with Free Data

Most scholars agree that, in the Digital Age, information has become our main form of currency...

The New D5 SMART: The Intelligent Choice

Among CENTURION’s oeuvre of gate automation solutions spanning more than three decades, the latest...

Feel Empowered with the New D5 SMART

When Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel crooned and harmonised their way into folk music history with...

Load-shedding Got You Feeling a Bit Stuck? We Have the Solution

Winter is here. For some, it signals a welcome reprieve from the often-stifling South African heat...

Dual-Battery Backup: Double Your Peace of Mind

We all know that there are times and situations where being punctual is everything. Whether it’s...

CENTURION Door Automation: Safe and Sound(less)

Whether customers or employees, people are the lifeblood of any organisation. Sure, a business...

CENTURION Door Automation: An Energy-saving Solution

When technology first became the primary propellant behind societal progress at the dawn of the...

The D5 SMART: New Features

Technology is constantly changing and evolving. We are forever making new discoveries, breaking...

The D5 SMART Blog: 5 Reasons to Get the D5 SMART Right Now

When our brand new D5 SMART sliding gate motor was launched to an eager public at the...

The D5 SMART Blog: Longer Battery Standby Means Less Worry

As South Africans, load shedding has become such a big part of our lives that it has spawned an...

CENTURION Door Automation: The Best Long-term Performance

You know that euphoric, elated feeling you experience when you dig into a huge piece of chocolate...

The D5 SMART Blog: Let’s Talk About Safety

Imagine, for just a moment, that you’re in the market for a new car. You’ll probably take into...

Thinking SMART: How the D5 SMART is Changing the Face of Access Automation

Against the heady backdrop of what some scholars are calling the Golden Age of Innovation, an era...

From Evolution to Revolution: The Genesis of the D5 SMART

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once said that he wanted to “make a ding in the universe”. This was a...

The D5 SMART Blog: Why the Speed of Your Gate is Important

As you turn the corner into your street, memories of the workday start to fade into the background...

The D5 SMART Blog: Theft Protection

Gate motors are the latest domestic appliances to be targeted by criminals, with thieves cutting a...

Introducing SMART TV: The Official Channel of the D5 SMART

Since first being introduced in 2005, streaming video site YouTube has become the world’s leading...

5 Reasons to Attend Access Automation Expo 2020

Access Automation Expo 2020 kicked off in Durban on the 20th February and, by all accounts, the...

This Valentine’s Day, You’ve Got a Date with Peace of Mind

From Shelly to Shakespeare to Sia, the power and beauty of...

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