The MIDAS a mobile Image and Data Aquisition System designed and developed by Daetech systems (UK) Ltd and used by many forces world wide has won a prestigous award in the UK, facilitated by ADS the trade organisation for advancing UK Air, Defence and Security industries, sponsored by General Dynamics a leading prime contractor and systems integrator to military and civil defence and security and judged by CAST, the Home Office's Centre for Applied Science and Technology. MIDAS, declared the out right winner, won the ADS Security and Innovation Award 2012.
Commenting on the award, Rees Ward, CEO ADS said, “The winning technology, MIDAS, is a technology developed by Daetech Systems to address Police investigators need to effectively recover and collate video and data evidence such as CCTV from a multiplicity of recording formats. Versions of MIDAS are being used by many forces in the UK including the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), Nottingham, West Mercia and Gloucestershire constabularies, as well as UK Counter Terrorism. ADS congratulates Daetech Systems on their award and we wish them continued success in their production of cutting edge Security equipment.”
Managing Director of Daetech, Andrew Wallwork said "We are delighted with this recognition from the industry. Daetech is only a small company, but we do have a big reputation and our systems are being adopted by UK and international police forces.”