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Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their nominated solutions at Parkex on 14th – 16th June at the NEC, Birmingham, where Audax will also be exhibiting on stand P102.

The Innovation Trail is designed to highlight new products, services and sector-leading innovation. Being a part of it will allow us the chance to deliver a live pitch, presenting our case as to why we should be the ones to take home the 2022 Innovation Trail winner’s trophy. Our slot is from 12:35 – 12:40 on Wednesday (15th June).

Delegates will have the opportunity to vote for us via the show app, which can be downloaded from the App Store / Google Play under CrowdCompass Events. Only registered attendees will be invited to download it, so if you haven’t already done so, register here.

Audax® Body Worn video cameras (BWV) have been used by the Emergency Services, Security Professionals and Parking Civil Enforcement staff across the Globe since, our industry pioneering days, in 2005.We led the World in 2006 with the UK Home Office producing the first ever BWV standards and Audax® were also the First UK Security SME ever funded by the European Union H2020 Instrument.

We are approved Members of Made in Britain, the register of British Manufacturers and accredited to the Good Business Charter which incorporates being a Living Wage Employer. Members too of BAPCO the leading UK Association for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology and all staff members are members of The Guild of Security Industry Professionals. 

Headquartered in Plymouth, and with satellite offices in both Canterbury and Brussels, Belgium; the Audax® team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have been awarded the Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award of the Armed Forces Covenant.

We design and develop our products and we perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products in our Plymouth facility.

We believe our body worn video solutions demonstrate industry innovation because we’re different.

Parking innovations often revolve around revenue gathering and automation. At Audax, we believe that the people who work in the industry, such as revenue enforcement officers, are the most vital industry asset and they, being at the “coal face” are the ones most at risk. It is people that matter and it is people that need protection.

Audax® cameras have been designed and built with our customers’ needs at their heart. Being highly visible and overt is key in aiding members of the public recognise it as a camera and thus potentially deterring any attacks, but also ensuring it better meets legislation. The cameras also have an SOS button to summon assistance if needed from the control room, where with the cameras inbuilt Wi-Fi / 4G and GPS tracking, live video and audio can be streamed and operatives in the control room can view, locate and assist their colleagues on the annual licence free CMS software. This feature not only provides managers oversight and situational awareness of their assets ‘on the ground’, but it ensures complete oversight for compliance and professional standards; making this a valuable tool in insuring professionalism.

Data security is paramount and being an all-in-one device with no tethering to insecure mobile phones, security is further enhanced by providing the ability to remotely ‘stun’ a lost camera device. The camera can be sent a command by the control room that can “wipe” the memory even though all our cameras are encrypted with AES 256 Encryption technology making them suitable to meet the BS 8593: 2017 and aid in organisations compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  

In recent years we have improved button size and battery life. The docking stations have contact point charging and data download capabilities which remove the need to ‘fiddle’ with USB cables. There is also QR code automated officer to camera assignment on the docking station which removes the labour-intensive pre-shift camera set up and end-shift camera evidence download.

All of these features make BWV from Audax® the most technically advanced, user friendly, Body Worn Video cameras in the world and culminates years of our investment and experience in aiding and protecting our partners.

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

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View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

On February 17th 2022, Audax Body Worn cameras were featured on France’s popular TF1 at Lunchtime. The piece showed how they are being used by the Police Municipale of LE BARCARÈS,  which is in the Sud de la France.

https://www.tf1.fr/tf1/jt-13h/videos/cameras-pietons-les-polices-municipales-sequipent-31820831.html

Take a look below at a rough translation of the report…

  • The cameras are clearly visible to the members of the public.
  • After giving a warning, they are easy to turn on with a press of the front button.
  • In summer our population goes form 6,000 to 100,000 and with all of the tourists the “problems” increase.
  • The camera is very reassuring for us the police and supports us to evidence our professionalism.
  • It allows us to show our actions are easily justifiable.
  • The cameras are fully supported by the inhabitants.
  • 1st interview -They provide reassurance.
  • 2nd Interview – They should have been actioned a long time ago. Allows us to see things differently and decrease petty crime.
  • The cameras cover a full shift of 8 hours and on return to the Police station the videos are immediately downloaded onto the server via the docking station.
  • The docking Station is for downloading the video and for recharging the batteries.
  • The Police officers do not touch or see the videos everything is automatic and very transparent.
  • The Police Officers have no access to the images. They can’t see them and thus can’t alter them.
  • Videos are kept for 6 months and can be used in court if required.  

Credit to TF1  and Reporters L. Merlier – T. Marquez and J.P. Hequette

Audax cameras are distributed in France by our partners SURETECH SOLUTIONS – 91240 SAINT MICHEL SUR ORGE https://suretech.fr/

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

Follow @audaxsolutions on Twitter | Follow @audaxglobalsolutionslimited on LinkedIn

View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

Supporting those in the Armed Forces community is at the core of Audax culture, and it is great to see our team playing their part. Mike Pitt, an Audax Company Director and Veteran Submariner is a Volunteer Guide for H.M.S. Courageous.

The Courageous Volunteer Guides (CVGs), who are a group of former Royal Navy personnel, provide visitors with an in-depth tour of Courageous and the Submarine Service. As the name suggests, they are all volunteers and receive absolutely no payment for the work they do.

These volunteers give up their time to provide tours to Officer Cadets & Officer Training Courses, Submarine Advisory Group, RN trainees from different areas, not least from the Submarine Training School in HMS Raleigh. Other visitors to the site include: Officer Cadets, Officer Training Courses, Submarine Advisory Group, Cadets / Sea Scouts and others from Industry such as Babcock.

Since 2002, HMS Courageous has been open to visitors as a “Submarine Museum” and provides a fascinating glimpse into the operational world of the ‘Silent Service’. In 2012, Courageous celebrated 10 years’ service as the only nuclear submarine on public display in the United Kingdom and one of only 2 in Europe. It’s so popular that in 2019 they received just under 3,000 visitors.

Audax are proud to support veterans and the armed forces community both within business and the wider community. Our dedication to this cause is further cemented by our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant and the Employer Recognition Scheme. 

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

Follow @audaxsolutions on Twitter | Follow @audaxglobalsolutionslimited on LinkedIn

View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

We are delighted to announce that Audax are now accredited by Zero Hours Justice as a No Zero Employer.

Audax have reshored a great deal of our component manufacture back to the UK where we can ensure a happy and productive workforce. At a time when the cost of living continues in an upward spiral, we’re striving to do what we can to support UK employment by embracing this initiative, along with our early adoption of the Good Business Charter. (https://www.goodbusinesscharter.com/audax/)

The accreditation highlights our commitment to supporting fairer hours and working contracts and we are proud to be leading the way once again as one of the first companies to be accredited to Zero Hours Justice.

If, like Audax, your business or organisation doesn’t use zero hours contracts why don’t you apply for accreditation today? https://www.zerohoursjustice.org/accreditation.html

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

Follow @audaxsolutions on Twitter | Follow @audaxglobalsolutionslimited on LinkedIn

View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

Pioneers in Body Worn Video technology manufacturing, Audax® are pleased to announce their continued support of the Ambulanciersunie, an independent union that serves and supports paramedics working in Belgium.

Ambulanciersunie work to protect the interests of paramedics that work in Belgium. The Union is run by a board of paramedics from various medical disciplines. They know first-hand the issues facing these workers, and the pressures they are put under, and as such, are appropriately placed to represent the network.

The union work to campaign for a better future and tangible improvements for all their members including paramedics, 112 service staff and non-emergency patient transport workers.

They have devised four key objectives to deliver on their goals, to protect the rights and interests of paramedics, to provide more financial resources for the ambulance service, to provide high-quality training and better working conditions.

Audax and the Ambulanciersunie have been working closely together since 2019 to provide bodycams for private and organisational use in French, Dutch and German speaking countries.

The pioneering bodycam technology provides a vital tool for capturing footage from the frontline, at the exact moment of an incident, as well as being an effective deterrent for violence.

Manging Director of Audax, Adam Liardet stated, “Audax renewed sponsorship will enable Ambulanciersunie to continue their hard work to aid and improve the professional lives of healthcare workers. We firmly believe that violence and abuse against ambulance service workforce is inexcusable. These people work tirelessly every day to protect us, and they deserve nothing less than our total support and protection.  Audax cameras will go a long way to helping colleagues feel safer, deter misconduct, and provide evidence in the instance of an attack.”

In 2020, it came to light that 60% of mild cases of aggression and 40% of serious cases of aggression against aid workers were dismissed in court, which the Ambulanciersunie and Audax are fighting against as this figure is much too high.

Adam continued, “Attacks on ambulance personnel and paramedics are unfortunately a frequent, but underreported fact. Health facilities such as ambulances have been burned and burgled over the decades, while personnel and patients have been assaulted, injured, intimidated, and threatened. This is not right. It is why we are keen to help those who help us in the UK, Belgium and elsewhere. We have repeatedly proven our body worn cameras mitigate certain risks, however having a product that provides indisputable evidence to support a prosecution is vital.”

The ability to wear a body worn camera allows independent footage of a situation to be captured and footage replayed for a highly accurate and insightful account of any event in question. Medics will have the ability to wear their cameras and start recording if members of the public or patients become aggressive, with the captured film made available to the police if required.

To find out more about the Ambulanciersunie, please visit: https://www.ambulanciersunie.be/audax/

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

Follow @audaxsolutions on Twitter | Follow @audaxglobalsolutionslimited on LinkedIn

View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

Award-winning body worn video specialists Audax® are delighted to announce the renewal of their Made in Britain membership yet again. The scheme brings together the British manufacturing community and allows the use of the exclusive trademark on products, proving an ongoing commitment to excellence. 

Leading manufacturers of Body Worn Video (BWV) technology, Audax® are proud to confirm their ongoing commitment to product quality, value for money and efficient business processes through their renewed membership to Made in Britain.

Made in Britain is an organisation that recognises British businesses that are committed to the highest standards of British manufacturing, whilst also celebrating British manufacturing heritage.

Audax has a longstanding history of supporting business growth in the UK and are also accredited to the Good Business Charter. The company’s headquarters are in Plymouth, Devon where the design, development, and all final assembly, testing and quality control functions are undertaken. In the past 18 months, Audax has experienced impressive growth at the site, recruiting new members of staff, and doubling their office space.

Members of Made in Britain are awarded the ability to use a protected mark on their products and literature. To earn it, they must adhere to a stringent code of conduct, and meet rigorous quality-control checks to prove their products are worthy of carrying the moniker. Products displaying the mark are proven to be made to the highest quality, represent value for money and are safe for anyone that uses or consumes them.  Overall, it displays the company’s commitment to adhering to the highest organisational standards.

Adam Liardet, Managing Director & Founder of Audax® comments, “Our Made in Britain membership is further enhanced as we have recently radically altered our product range with the introduction of new docking stations for our cameras. We have ‘re-shored’ back to the UK and all sub-assembly manufacturing for these items now takes place in the UK, using tools and moulds owned by us. Parts assembly and unit build is then done by us at our site in Plymouth. A docking station makes up over 60% of our hardware solution and the overall product solution can’t operate or perform without these elements.”

Consumers are actively encouraged to use Made in Britain members for their procurement of high-standard, British-made goods. Displaying the Made in Britain collective mark adds value to a brand by guaranteeing the product has been manufactured to the very highest standards.

More than this however, the scheme intends to emphasise the quality and variety of products on offer from British manufacturers, something Audax are very proud to be. It also ensures the rest of the world are aware of the thriving manufacturing industry Britain has to offer.

Adam further comments, “a recent article by the BBC1 stated that the short-term cost of sending freight from Asia to Europe has risen by 366% in the past year. A container that might have cost about $4,000 to send from Asia to Europe now costs about $20,000*. It makes sense for the environment, quality and cost to manufacture and buy local in the UK”.

As world leaders in the BWV market for many years, Audax are a well-established British manufacturer and are honoured to display the coveted Made in Britain mark on their products.

1Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-59771575

About Audax®

Audax have been the worldwide Pioneers in Body Worn Video (BWV) technology since 2005. We are approved Members of Made in Britain as we design, develop, and perform all final assembly, testing and quality control functions for our products at our Plymouth Headquarters. Silver members of BAPCO (for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology); The Guild of Security Industry Professionals and accredited to the Good Business Charter; the Audax team is predominantly composed of service veterans and are proud to have the Silver Award of the Armed Forces Covenant. 

Follow @audaxsolutions on Twitter | Follow @audaxglobalsolutionslimited on LinkedIn

View our multi -Award winning, securely encrypted, UK manufactured, BWV Solutions. https://vimeo.com/audaxglobal

Audax®, BioAX® and Bio-AX® are registered trademarks of Audax Global Solutions Ltd and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2022 Audax. All rights reserved.

See more about the Made in Britain mark here https://www.madeinbritain.org/about/the-collective-mark


You can find out more here: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/Federalna-Policiya-Nimechchini-peredala-prikordonnikam-nagrudni-videorestratori-z-mozhlivistyu-rozpiznavannya-oblich/

Recently the Federal Police Liaison Officer at the German Embassy in Kyviv gave the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine a large number of Audax cameras as part of a deal to help strengthen the security of border control and to aid in the implementation of European standards. 

The cameras will be used to help those serving the capital’s airports and as part of an ongoing German cooperation to combat organised crime, terrorism and other serious crimes. 

Adam Liardet, Managing Director & Founder of Audax® comments “Audax® were the First UK Security SME ever funded by the European Union H2020 Instrument and it is pleasing that our European Partners recognise the superior quality of British made products. Designed with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at ‘its heart’, our cameras are securely encrypted with AES 256 Technology and are fully certified and meet the requirements of the Ukrainian State Special Communication Committee.

You can find out more here: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/Federalna-Policiya-Nimechchini-peredala-prikordonnikam-nagrudni-videorestratori-z-mozhlivistyu-rozpiznavannya-oblich/

Our owner and MD, Adam Liardet has been back in Africa this month, again visiting Oltiyani village in the Amboseli National Park in Kenya, where Audax sponsors a school. Living in and around the Kenyan parks are the pastoral Maasi communities. Sharing, living and co-existing alongside the wildlife, these nomadic cattle herders travel with the seasons, following the grazing / water. In the Kenyan heat, finding water whilst protecting and caring for their livestock are daily challenges that take up all hours of the day. Understandably, formal schooling and education aren’t high on the list of priorities for some, and the constant daily battles in life isn’t exactly conducive to the school calendar as we know it.

The Village Audax support want to protect their Heritage, traditions and way of life, but the people of Oltiyani Village also want to provide their children with the opportunity to enjoy an education that will open up more potential opportunities for their futures.

We’re proud to be able to provide valuable resources for children attending the school such as pens and pencils, as well as much needed funds.

We’re also proud to provide logistical support and assistance to Little Dresses for Africa – Belgium & France. 60kgs of handmade and upcycled clothes were provided to the children in Baraka Homes Orphanage in Kayole Soweto, Nairobi.

Founded in 2006, Baraka is home to 289 children, all from a range of backgrounds. Some children were orphaned by HIV/AIDS, some were abandoned, others abused, lost and found, along with other heartbreaking stories. The children’s ages range from less than a year old, to adulthood. Baraka gives these children a home, as well as essential support and safety, giving them all another chance in life.

The children’s home in Kenya does not have wealthy sponsors; instead, they are reliant on the good hearts of supporters and sponsors, such as LDFA. Through kind and generous donations, such as handmade clothing and toys, they are able to provide these children who would otherwise go without.

We hope through these donations we are able to help improve the lives of those living in Kenya.

You can find out more about past trips to the village and the work we have done here: https://audaxsecurity.co.uk/audax-provide-school-uniforms-for-maasi-amboseli-children/ and https://audaxsecurity.co.uk/audax-delivers-large-bundle-of-clothing-and-toys-to-kenyan-childrens-home-from-ldfa-belgium/

Speaking of the company’s sponsorship, Managing Director Adam Liardet said: “Audax is delighted to be a silver sponsor of BAPCO 2021: The Online Event. British APCO is a key event in our calendar as the customer and partner interaction it provides directly supports our commitment to innovation and British manufacturing.

“With Spring approaching and the successful rollout of vaccines offering an imminent exit from the enforced ‘hibernation’ we have all been subjected to, we believe that BAPCO: The Online Event will offer the perfect platform for the sharing of information and experiences gathered over the past few months. These experiences are critical in the development and cultivation of ideas in the often fast- moving sector of public safety.”

While Audax will be physically exhibiting at the Annual Conference and Exhibition later this year (12th and 13th October), BAPCO: The Online Event will provide a focus point for those within the public safety to gather and share points of view. It is only by working together that the industry will be able to respond to this ever-changing environment and the unique challenges faced by the public safety community.

Audax® body worn cameras have been used by emergency service and security professionals across the globe from our first industry pioneering days in 2005. The new Audax® Bio-AX® camera has been designed and built with the core customer base at its heart and was launched in late Autumn 2020.  Bio-AX® can be remotely commanded to record and live stream video and audio, along with GPS location, from the control room.  This not only provides managers visibility and situational awareness of their assets on the ground, but it ensures complete oversight for compliance and professional standards. That’s why Bio-AX® is a valuable tool to ensure safety, security and professionalism.

 Register free to join us at the show: https://bit.ly/2M5DcB7

Audax®, the global pioneer of body worn video technology, is delighted to confirm that its newly launched industry-leading Bio-AX® body worn camera has been nominated for Outstanding New Security Product at the UK’s Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2021 (OSPAs).

The OSPAs celebrate organisation, teams, individuals, solutions and initiatives across the security industry that have “made a significant impact and have demonstrated outstanding performance at the highest level”. Having previously been nominated in this category, Audax® has once again been recognised as a key player in the industry at the forefront of body worn video technology.

BIO-AX® is Audax®’s next-generation wearable security solution. The body worn camera is robust, compact, and easy to use for local recording and capture of evidence and/or for streaming of live video. Video evidence is fully encrypted on the device and uses end-to-end secure encryption (AES 256-bit) in the live data stream, ensuring the solution not only meets but exceeds the UK Home Office Guidance and GDPR legislation. With a host of other unique features, BIO-AX® is ideally suited for even the most complex applications, including police, emergency services, MOD and other high profile security projects.

The winners will be announced at a virtual award show on Thursday, 25th February at 3:30pm. Full details of this free event can be found at www.uk.theospas.com.