Raytec | Blog

12/12/2017
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DOWNLOAD NEW WHITE-PAPER

White-Paper: A Guide to Connected Lighting for IP Video Surveillance The world today is more connected than it has ever been. But how does this trend for connectivity affect video surveillance and what is its impact on lighting? Download our latest white-paper and read why IP video surveillance systems need connected lighting to improve night-time performance and how connected lighting delivers intelligent, situation responsive surveillance systems. Get our new white-paper for insights into: What the Age of IP Video Surveillance means for Lighting The Benefits of Network Lighting Intelligent Lighting... Read More

04/12/2017
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RAYTEC LAUNCH NEW PULSED ILLUMINATORS FOR TRAFFIC APPLICATIONS

Raytec are proud to launch PULSESTAR, a new range of high-intensity pulsed LED illuminators designed for ANPR/LPR and machine vision applications. PULSESTAR delivers on-demand lighting to perfectly illuminate fast moving objects. The lighting pulse of the illuminator can be easily synced with the camera shutter via a TTL input to ensure maximum light levels precisely when necessary. Pulsed LED technology delivers significant uplifts in illuminator performance compared to equivalent non-pulsed illuminators when used in combination with fast shutter cameras and pulsing also increases the lifetime of the LED and boosts... Read More

28/11/2017

JOIN OUR CPD WEBINAR

Free CPD Webinar: Specifying Lighting for Smarter Surveillance Join our CPD accredited webinar as we explain how to specify LED lighting to improve the performance of any video surveillance system at night, and deliver more intelligent night-time surveillance systems. Attendees will gain expert training on the key specification criteria for illuminators, camera technology considerations and practical installation advice to ensure the highest levels of security 24/7. A major focus will be IP-based network lighting and how it is the key to delivering smart and intelligent lighting that responds in real-time... Read More

Raytec Win Detektor Award 27/11/2017
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RAYTEC WIN INNOVATIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR VARIO2 IP HYBRID

Raytec’s VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has won an award for Innovative Achievement (Video Surveillance) at the Detektor International Awards 2017 that were held in Stockholm, Sweden. As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package – which makes it the most advanced illuminator in the security market today. Incorporating PLATINUM Elite twin-core SMT... Read More

14/11/2017

RAYTEC’S VARIO2 IP HYBRID ILLUMINATOR NOMINATED FOR DETEKTOR INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2017

Raytec are delighted to announce that the VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has been nominated at the Detektor International Awards 2017 in the category of Best Product Award -Video Surveillance (CCTV). As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package – which makes it the most advanced illuminator in the security market today. Incorporating... Read More

19/09/2017
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CREATING SMARTER SYSTEMS WITH NETWORK LIGHTING

Lighting has always been an essential component of high security video surveillance systems but has historically been treated as a stand-alone accessory. However, with the development of Network Lighting, it firmly places illumination at the very core of our security systems and unlocks more intelligence than ever before. It enables us to use lighting as an interactive and dynamic tool which can respond instantly to any situation at any time. IP Lighting can be fully automated to operate even if your site is unmanned. It can be triggered from any... Read More

14/09/2017

HOW RAYTEC CALCULATE ILLUMINATION ANGLES?

The spread of light from your illuminator has a critical impact on the success of your video surveillance system. But in the absence of any accepted industry standards and testing methods the calculation of Width/Angle has historically been left open to the interpretation of the manufacturer – leading to varying performance claims. This has always made it virtually impossible for consultants, installers and end-users to specify surveillance lighting with confidence, reliably compare products, and achieve a consistent level of performance. Width/Angle Performance Consider the two images above, both manufacturers could... Read More

04/09/2017

WEBINAR : NETWORK LIGHTING – STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR SECURITY

WEBINAR : NETWORK LIGHTING – STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR SECURITY If you have a network video system then you need to know about the benefits of network lighting. Join our new webinar as David Lambert (Managing Director- Joint) explores Network Lighting and how it enables you to stay connected to your security in the IP era. Join us to get insights into why LED Network Lighting is the key ingredient to unlocking more performance – getting the best images at all times, improving video analytics, and responding instantly to any... Read More

01/09/2017
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TAKE LIVE CONTROL

All cameras need light to see during the hours of darkness. But with IP based security systems on the rise, it’s Network Lighting which not only helps us to generate good night time images, but which works with the entire IP system to help us stay connected to our site at all times. Being IP addressable, Network Lighting is designed to deliver the right amount of lighting exactly when and where you need it. Whether controlling it via its web interface, your VMS/BMS, or other platform integration, you have the... Read More

01/09/2017
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RAYTEC IP LIGHTING COMBATS CRIME AT HISTORIC MANOR HOUSE

Raytec Network Illuminators have been deployed as a key element of a bespoke IP security solution for a Grade II listed Manor House in Shropshire, UK to deliver outstanding night time surveillance images and actively combat crime. Previously a target of crime, the estate had no professional CCTV system, relying only on halogen lighting with inbuilt PIR detectors. The security team needed a solution which would allow 24/7 monitoring over the property, particularly at night, with the ability to respond instantly to any security breaches. SMC, leaders in electronic system... Read More