Data Signs (Australia), a family business, commenced manufacturing in 1976 as a Programmable Message Sign manufacturer. Arnold Venema (CEO) started the company with his father, Arend Venema. Our product range has progressed through the years as Data Signs has endeavoured to embrace the very latest in LED technology to become a leader in all facets of electronic sign manufacturing. We are known in the industry for our exceptional reliability and innovative products; both in terms of hardware design and functionality. Data Signs' continued growth has been attributed to its ability to respond to customer-specific requirements.
An addition to our popular Tripod Portable Traffic Light range. The PTL-S1 is our most economical portable traffic light available.
Data Signs introduces the Smart Terminal Remote. The ST-1 a dedicated remote controller for our range of products.
Data Signs introduces a new product Ute Skid which is a combination of a VMS and Arrowboard mounted on the back of a Ute.
Solar Powered Video Board
Data Signs released our Solar Powered Video Board trailer VB-3. Remotely programmable via our DS-Live programming platform which included monitoring and GPS functionality.
Service Centers across Australia
We operate 4 service centers across Australia in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
Data Signs marks its 45th Anniversary.
Data Signs introduces the PTL Stop-n-Go™ Traffic Lights which is a lite version of a PTL-Compact aimed to make our roads safer for traffic managers and workers.
Data Signs introduces a new version of App VMS with advanced features and ability.
Introducing Data Signs SIM Card
Data Signs now offer our own SIM card for your convenience and a hassle-free setup.
A 1 year DS-Live™ subscription with a Data Signs SIM card is included with the purchase of new products.
Features of a Data Signs SIM card:
Introducing the RM32D Controller
Since 2011, the RM Series Controller has provided Data Signs customers with a stable and reliable platform for managing sign technology in an innovative way.
To continue to provide customers with the highest quality equipment to support efficient traffic management, Data Signs has released the new RM32D Controller. The improved controller allows access to the 4G network to offer more reliable communications from the sign to DS-Live™ – a cloud-based technology offering full redundancy and security while seamlessly enabling customers to monitor and program messages on Data Signs’ products from anywhere with any internet-enabled device.
Data Signs launches its type C size VSLS, a full matrix LED display capable of displaying alpha numeric data, allowing speed sizes and short safety instructions to be displayed, and a multiple ring LED annulus programmable to flash inner rings.
Our VSLS is ideal for areas requiring enforceable temporary speed limits and is effective in reducing motorists' speed approaching roadworks and temporary speed restricted areas.
Data Signs introduces the PTL COMPACT, based on the same technology that has made our trailer-based Portable Traffic Lights the market leader.
200mm PTL lanterns designed by Data Signs. Tested and certified for use.
Light sensors fitted to alter brightness depending on ambient light conditions.
Amber rear beacon fitted as per AS 4191-2015.
Easy setup in three steps and then controlled effortlessly via the PTL Handheld Remote, no pairing required.
Use your 5 colour VMS to display Travel Time data to passing drivers on a stretch of road.
The Travel Time features makes use of the GPS location of a Sign to obtain and display the time it currently takes to travel to the next Sign or a fixed location.
Data Signs marks its 40th Anniversary.
Data Signs receives Type Approval from the RMS in New South Wales for our ArrowBoard Type C.
Data Signs opens a new large Assembly Plant in Ormeau (Brisbane), Queensland.
Data Signs opens Assembly Plant in Yatala, Queensland.
Data Signs’ Portable Traffic Lights receive Type Approval from the RMS in New South Wales.
ISO 9001 certification awarded to Data Signs.
WebVMS2™ released, a web-based application to track, monitor and control Data Signs’ products.
Data Signs develops and releases the world-first five colour Variable Message Sign.
Data Signs develops and releases its own Portable Traffic Light Controllers and Remote Control unit.
Department of Transport in UAE awards tender through our agent AMG for purchase of a large quantity of VMS400 just in time for the first Abu Dhabi Formula 1 held at Yass Island.
VMS Fleet Manager soﬅware developed and released, to remotely track and update Data Signs VMS.
Data Signs opens Service Centre in Minto, New South Wales.
A court proceeding between Data Signs Pty Ltd and Bartco Traffic Equipment was settled out of court in favour of Data Signs.
Data Signs opens Service Centre in Yatala (Brisbane), Queensland.
Data Signs exports VMS to Dubai for the construction of the tunnel to Atlantis Hotel.
Data Signs moves into a larger facility in Grace Court, Sunshine West, Victoria.
Call System developed and installed for Virgin Blue, Brisbane Airport.
Geelong College outdoor scoreboard installation, Illawarra Turf Club signage installation.
Data Signs moves into a factory in Vella Drive, Sunshine West, Victoria.
Data Signs VMS displays fixed onto trailers built by Third Party.
Developed first incandescent then LED-based single and multi-line signs for various applications.
Taxi Sign installation in over 1000 taxis in Victoria, completed job late 1996.
Data Signs, a family business, commenced manufacturing in 1976 as a Programmable Message Sign manufacturer.