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02/03/2021
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Application Focus: Perimeter Protection

Often one of the first lines of defence, protecting the perimeter an important consideration for many high-security sites. Raytec have many years of experience in providing and designing lighting solutions for perimeter protection applications. In this Application Focus, we explore the important role which high quality illumination plays in the effectiveness of these systems, and identify some of the key elements to consider for anyone specifying lighting for perimeter applications. Download our application focus to find out more. English Version Spanish Version

25/02/2021

Raytec IR Enables Bat Conservation Project

Over the years, Raytec illuminators have been installed in some of the most challenging and exciting global environments. Most recently, our VARIO2 IR i8 illuminators have been used for this bat conservation project. Our IR illuminators play an important role helping to keep track of the number of bats in the colony, allowing any decline to be monitored. Watch our video to see these bats in action.  

16/12/2020
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Looking Back on 2020

What a year it has been! If you had asked us what we thought 2020 would look like this time last year, I don’t think any of us could have predicted it. That being said, Raytec’s family-orientated and hardworking culture has really helped us through a very tough year, and overall, we are ending the year positively. We are proud of the team we have here, and we are looking forward to the New Year – after a well-earned Christmas break of course! Before then, here is a roundup of... Read More

21/10/2020
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Live Demonstration: VARIO2 IP PoE New Features & DiscoMan

Already delivering world-leading performance and reliability, a host of brand-new features means VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators are now more advanced, and more secure, than ever before. Watch our latest webinar where we walk you through all the new features in detail, and we also demonstrate our new discovery and management software – DiscoMan. Among other features, DiscoMan allows multiple lamps to be set-up at the same time to increase ease and speed of commissioning. You don’t want to miss it! Please email marketing@rayteccctv.com for any queries.

25/09/2020
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Meet the New and Improved VARIO2 IP PoE

We’ve upgraded the security and advanced diagnostics of our VARIO2 IP PoE units. This allows for easier set-up and access, remote health monitoring of your illuminator and stricter access control. Overall, these exciting, new, product features provide our customers with continued industry leading technology and performance, whilst improving the functionality and security for our clients’ sites. Watch our video for an overview of the new features, and follow the link below to view the products and datasheets in more detail.  Explore the VARIO2 IP PoE range here. To discuss how... Read More

25/09/2020
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Lockdown Your Security With the New VARIO2 IP PoE

We’re delighted to introduce a host of exciting new features to our VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators. Already delivering world-leading performance and reliability, the latest upgrades provide an even greater level of control and security. In this article, we explore these new features in more detail. Easier Setup and Access The latest VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators allow for easier setup and access. During setup, each individual lamp is now automatically assigned a random IP address. This ensures lamps never become ‘lost’ during setup and increases the ease and speed of commissioning.... Read More

23/06/2020
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DiscoMan: New Features and Benefits

DiscoMan is the new discovery and management tool for the easiest set up and configuration of Raytec lamps. DiscoMan replaces the existing discovery tool and is now available to download from the Raytec website. Here we highlight the new features and functionality designed to make your life easier when setting up Raytec lamps. Multi-Lamp Set Up DiscoMan allows large numbers of lamps to be set up and configured at the same time. Whether you are configuring one lamp or several, set up can be done quickly and easily. For sites... Read More

09/06/2020
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New CPD Webinar: Seeing Through Windscreens – Lighting for Intelligent Transport Systems

With transport systems becoming more and more advanced, our latest CPD webinar will provide insight and advice on how to get great images for driver and passenger recognition applications. We also address some the challenges of seeing through windscreens and how you can overcome them. The webinar will cover; • The growing trend of being able to see through the vehicle windscreen. • Challenges of seeing through the windscreen. • How to achieve the best results and boost performance. • 730nm: using different wavelengths to get results.

22/04/2020

Raytec LIVE: Transport Edition

With the postponement of Intertraffic Amsterdam, we wanted to bring you our very own virtual event, direct to you – Raytec Live! Watch our recording of Raytec Live, where we walk you through our transport lighting range and explore the typical challenges including seeing through windscreens and pulsed vs constant lighting. We also announce our latest product updates, and we finish the event with a LIVE Q&A session. You don’t want to miss it, watch the recording above. Alternatively, explore our transport lighting range here.

22/04/2020

Raytec IR Observes Badgers in Their Natural Habitat

Do you need something to brighten up your day? Then check out these unusual blonde badgers in their natural habitat. Our smallest VARIO2 IR illuminators provided light to help capture footage of these animals during the hours of darkness. The client needed a high-quality Infra-red solution that was non-invasive, so the badgers would not be disturbed and our VARIO2 i2 illuminators provided the perfect solution. Watch our video to see these interesting animals in action.  Explore the range here.