Elton James, Sales Director of RISCO South Africa, flanked by Luke Fowles and Frank Fowles of Provident Technologies.

Electronics Line (EL), an innovative product range offered by RISCO Group, the world’s largest independent vendor specializing in security solutions, now has a presence in South Africa. Newly-established company, Provident Technologies has been appointed to distribute this cutting-edge range of intrusion systems, safety products and accessories aimed at the residential and small commercial markets.

Provident Technologies is headed by father and son team, Frank and Luke Fowles. Both have extensive experience in the security and distribution industries. Since 1973 Frank has introduced many leading product lines to SA.EL products are also available from QD Distribution, a provider of locally-made RF, radio and GPRS communications and alarm products.  Luke has been successful in implementing alarm security solutions to the Cape Town City Council.

 “We believe that visual alarm verification will be the new growth sector in the security business. Apps too are commonplace globally with the advancement in smartphone technologies and fall in phone prices. EL offers a family of wireless intrusion detection products including app supported control panels, camera enabled detectors, integrated IP Cam video and system management via their cloud that is exactly the high-end solution we are looking to introduce to the South African market.” commented Frank Fowles.

In operation for three decades with a global distribution network, the company manufactures 10,000 products each day.

The EL line provides comprehensive security protection, as well as sophisticated system and home management functionality for optimal comfort, safety and peace of mind. Enhanced remote management capabilities gives customers instant access to their system from anywhere in the world.

The two management systems available are the professional iConnect 2-way wireless security system and CommPact an integrated 1-way residential wireless security system. A full range of accessories include PIR Camera detectors for motion sensing and visual verification, IP cameras, vibration, smoke, heat, flood, gas or CO, keypads and keyfobs, sirens and panic keyfobs.

Installers of the systems are provided with full training and have access to on-line support to enable remote configuration and diagnostics as well as easy upgrades and additions of service with no interruption to system performance.