Intelligent Pre-Paid GSM based Alarm system.
Alarm links directly with SAPS, CPF, Patrollers and Street Committees!
Communicates via SMS with Neighbors, family, street patrollers and CPF
Controllable from your cell phone
Very easy to use, even for kids, elderly and people with disabilities.
24 Hour Battery Life
Solar panel available on request
Unique sound, siren and strobe light
In 2012 the South African Police Service in the Honeydew Cluster approached the Innovation Hub, through the Centre for Public Service Innovation, with the view to seek solutions to the crime in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg. Three specific challenges faced by SAPS in Diepsloot, namely:
Among many solutions developed at the Innovation Hub, the Memeza initiative came up as the best solution, also driven by the same need to pro-actively alert the police, in particular Visual and Sector Policing of an imminent crime.
In April 2014, SAPS Diepsloot was part of a team that tested the Memeza alarms at the Innovation Hub, Pretoria. The SAPS Diepsloot believes that when the system is finally implemented, it will benefit the community greatly.
The alarm was launched at the Innovation Hub on the 1st of April 2014, attended and endorsed by the MECs for Economic development, the Honourable Eric Xayiya and the then MEC for Community Safety, the Honourable Faith Mazibuko, and SAPS Gauteng.