WHO I AM
I have been working in the electronic security industry for over 27 years and in this time I have had the opportunity to work on some amazing projects, meet some awesome people and gain a wealth of technical knowledge.
I have now made the switch from electronic security installations to custom projects both software and hardware related. My flagship product is "BreeCS - Construction Site Software" which can be found at https://BreeCS.com
I design and develop bespoke software and hardware for the electronic security industry using an array of different technologies. Should you require a custom integration please feel free to browse my products and get in touch.
ElectronicsFrom simple relays and timer circuits to bespoke software on chip solutions.
SoftwareCustom software design specialising in electronic security integration solutions.
CombinedCustom electronics with software on chip and desktop PC integration.
Daniels technical ability is without question of the highest standard within the industry, he is always a pleasure to work with and has always provided an excellent solution to any problem he has been tasked with.Richard Shaw - Managing Director at Site Sniper Ltd.
I have worked with Daniel on a variety of domestic and commercial contracts and he has delivered a consistently excellent service throughout. His attention to detail is second to none and I have no hesitation in recommending him.Terry Cocklin - Learning & Development Co-ordinator at London Borough of Redbridge.
Daniel has a fantastic drive to get things just right. His attention to detail is first class. I highly recommend him.David Forward - Managing Director at CCTV Monitoring Limited.
Daniel is hardworking and knowledgeable in our industry.Karen Waterfield - Senior Consultant at SSR Personnel Services Ltd.
Daniel is one of those electrical minded nerds, and I mean that in the nicest way. Nothing is too difficult for him to solve, or install. Thoroughly recommend him.Les French - Managing Director at Ecowarm Heating Systems.
I would not hesitate in contacting Daniel regarding any issues or problems I might have regarding I.T., computer software/hardware, etc.Steve Gee - Bassist/co-Composer at Landmarq (Prog-rock band).
Smart, clear thinker.Brady Adcock - Owner/Director at Complete Security Recruitment Ltd & CSR Europe Ltd.
Awesome, keep up the good work!Rob Anderson TMIET - Field Sales Corporate Account Manager at Norbain SD.
Everyone trusts and respects Daniel.BASHAR AL ZUBAIDI - Regional Sales Manager -Security Systems at FLIR Systems.
The future is bright for Daniel.Tensor Plc - Owner, Tensor Plc.
The force is strong with Daniel. Can make it happen.Glenn Amato - General Manager at ADT Fire & Security
- BreeCS - Construction Site Software Software Design
- DRC Fix It Modules Software Design
- Add Fingerprint: Net2 for BioConnect Software Design
- BreeCS / Net2 Fire Module Electronics Design
- PIC Micro Airlock Controller Electronics & Software Design
- Integration System Electronics & Software Design
- Site Attendance Software Design
- Video & Alarm Input/Output Controller Electronics & Software Design
- Advanced Alarm Monitor Software Design
- Lighting & Alarm Controller Electronics Design
- Relay Airlock Controller Electronics Design
- Affray Strip 555 Timers Electronics Design
- USB Input/Output Controller Electronics & Software Design
- USB Cardkey Free Edition Software Design
- Affray Strip Relays Electronics Design
BreeCS v3.1 now availableOctober 11, 2017Here is a list, along with some screenshots of the new features available in BreeCS v3.1...
Utilising existing Net2 hardware and your Phone for 2 Factor AuthenticationApril 29, 2017The idea was to use my existing Net2 hardware (prox only) then combine this with my phone...
CSCS Cards as Proximity Tokens?September 16, 2016If you install Paxton Net2 on Construction sites and would like to have the option of utilising a users CSCS card for...
Net2 "Add Fingerprint" for DevelopersAugust 12, 2016This source code allows developers to place their own "Add Fingerprint" button within the Net2 Add User window and...
DRC Fix It Modules.May 31, 2016The DRC Fix It Modules include both in-house and 3rd party software. There are currently 4x fixes as follows...
Integrated Add Fingerprint button in Net2 for Suprema / BioConnect.May 29, 2016Within Net2 there is a dedicated "Add fingerprints" button for iEvo but nothing for Suprema / BioConnect. This hook software addresses...
SmartConstruction.site - A new way to market BreeCS with your branding.May 22, 2016SmartConstruction.site is a new way for installers of BreeCS to market the software with their personal branding. This includes...
Ticket System v1.1 for Paxton Net2 (it's also free!)May 22, 2016I released the original Ticket System back in August 2015. Due to customer feedback I am pleased to announce that...
The importance of multiple backups but how many should you have?April 02, 2016Approximately 1 month ago I purchased 3x new WD Black 3TB drives which were purely for backup purposes. These replaced a set of drives that...
BreeCS v3.0 and Net2 v5.03
April 02, 2016It's been a long time coming but I am pleased to announce the latest version of BreeCS v3.0 has been built against...
Raspberry Pi as an ACU. Parsing wiegand data from iEvo and Suprema.March 10, 2016A proof of concept: can we successfully parse wiegand data sent from Biometric readers and check if a user has access? ...
Do you install Paxton Net2? ...March 5, 2016... Yes, well welcome to the +Pack! This new integration is available to anyone that installs Net2! It's not construction tailored and therefore...
Custom Report for Net2February 10, 2016A custom report for Net2 Pro which shows users NOT on site for a given date period. Includes full "Start Page" integration so the...
BreeCS v2.5 - Suprema IntegrationDecember 23, 2015BreeCS now works with Suprema readers via the integration to BioConnect. A system hook has also been written to automate login and...
BreeCS Pro v2.4December 1, 2015Let's start with BreeCS Support Services. Teamviewer is now built-in to BreeCS and you can obtain help with a simple click and phone call...
BreeCS Pro v2.3 and Cloud LiteSeptember 12, 2015BreeCS v2.3 is now available along with Cloud Lite and there is a brand new website to match! Lets start with the new website...
Ticket System Software for Net2 (Free)August 28, 2015Ticket System allows generation of one-time PIN codes for use on Paxton readers. The system could be used for vehicle exit, visitor control, lift...
BreeCS Pro v2.2 and Cloud BasicJune 5, 2015BreeCS v2.2 is now available along with basic Cloud features! Here are some of the new features...
Integrating BreeCS with HandKey IIMarch 11, 2015I have been busy integrating HandKey II with BreeCS and I am pleased to say it's almost ready! Just a little more testing and it's good to go.
BreeCS v2.1 is now availableMarch 6, 2015I am pleased to announce BreeCS v2.1.5542 is now available for download. Here are some of the new features...
Timelapse Videography FTP Image WallFebruary 5, 2015Over the past couple of days I have been working on a Timelapse Videography website which enables security companies and construction sites to have a central location to view static images from up to 16 timelapse cameras...
BreeCS/Net2, OEM USB Desktop ReaderDecember 20, 2014There are different USB Desktop Readers available from Paxton and 3rd party applications utilising the Net2 SDK can only access the OEM type. If you are using BreeCS with Paxton readers and proximity fobs on your construction site then...
BreeCS v2.0 is now availableDecember 20, 2014I am pleased to announce BreeCS v2.0.5465 is now available for download. Here are some of the new features...
Fire Module for BreeCS / Net2 IntegrationNovember 1, 2014What happens when your access control turnstile installation does not have a fire cable present and you want to incorporate this feature without having to run additional cables thus utilising the existing network and relay outputs on your Net2 ACU?
BreeCS v1.4 is here! So what's new?October 3, 2014BreeCS v1.4.5388 is here! Available as an update via your USB installer and/or the update option on live sites. So what’s included in this update? Let me show you... What happens when you can't scan a CSCS card because it's broken or does not contain an NFC or a Smart Card...
Access Control Superfob VideoSeptember 26, 2014As per my previous article... Can you create an access control super fob. Unlimited 24/7 access without enrolment? Here is a video demonstrating how it works...
CSCS & ECS Training > Links on BreeCS.comSeptember 26, 2014I'm looking to add a new section to BreeCS that will contain a list of all CSCS / ECS training and card providers. So, if you offer a service that will result in a CSCS or ECS card being issued please get in touch to add your company details...
Sergeant, the server is dead. You have no panic alarms (Metropolitan Police)August 31, 2014A number of years ago I attended a Metropolitan Police site where they had reported all panic/affray alarms had stopped working! On arrival the problem was immediately clear; the server had died a painful death thus no alerts were being displayed. Now, this is where is gets deadly serious...
Control your DVR, PTZ's, Alarm and Security Floodlighting from one platformAugust 25, 2014Back in 2009 I was approached by Dave Browne from Hiremasters Ltd with a problem to which he needed a solution. He wanted a single system to control his DVR, PTZ's, Alarm System and Security Floodlighting from both his mobile phone and home laptop. I investigated the options and produced...
Construction Site Software - BreeCS Key FeaturesAugust 21, 2014BreeCS - Construction Site Software began its journey back in February 2013 and since then a host of new features and integrations has been added. BreeCS allows construction sites to manage their access control via the means of both Paxton Net2 and iEvo integration...
Can you create an access control super fob. Unlimited 24/7 access without enrolment?June 25, 2014Can you create an access control super fob, one that has never been enrolled on the system but can access every door 24 hours a day 7 days a week and leave little or no trace within the system log? Well, the short answer is...
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