Raytec | Blog

14/02/2017
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5 WAYS NETWORK LIGHTING MAKES YOUR SECURITY SMARTER

Gone are the days when surveillance lighting was used as a stand-alone entity. Today, the smartest LED network lighting can be fully integrated into the heart of any IP video surveillance system. It is designed to communicate seamlessly with all devices on your network, and automatically respond to any incident at any time. Raytec’s VARIO 2 IP range of Network Lighting is dedicated to helping IP cameras get the best images at night and deterring crime. It is fully programmable meaning that you can configure it in any way you... Read More

17/01/2017

RAYTEC TRANSFORMS SECURITY FOR THE NATIONAL BANK OF ROMANIA

Raytec LED lighting has transformed security at a multi-site installation for the National Bank of Romania. As part of a large upgrade to an IP surveillance system, both Infra-Red and White-Light solutions were deployed to deliver a huge improvement to surveillance image quality at night, and to create a safer, more effective working environment. Security at the bank is strict, especially at the headquarters. The perimeter and access corridors are monitored by the bank’s camera system 24/7, but previously they were much more vulnerable during the hours of darkness. The... Read More

Raytec - New Factory image 15/12/2016
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RAYTEC MOVE TO NEW HQ

2016 has been a busy year for UK surveillance and hazardous area lighting manufacturer Raytec. Raytec are delighted to announce that, having outgrown their current premises, they are moving to a bigger and better facility before the end of the year. The move to the new 30,000 sqft UK premises in Ashington, Northumberland comes to support Raytec’s plans for continued growth in 2017 and beyond – providing nearly 3 times the amount of space for expansion. As the number 1 LED lighting manufacturer in the security industry, and with a... Read More

Raytec Regional Webinar Series 2016 07/11/2016

GLOBAL WEBINAR SERIES

The most difficult condition for cameras to operate is during the hours of darkness – which is where lighting becomes essential. Cameras are becoming smarter and more efficient than ever, and lighting needs to adapt to support them. Today’s camera trends for high megapixel, 4K +, multi-sensor, and low-light cameras, together with a higher adoption of video analytics, fundamentally changes how we illuminate night time scenes. In this webinar, Raytec talk about the three main trends in LED illumination, which have evolved to support the latest camera technologies and produce... Read More

Raytec White-Paper 07/11/2016
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DOWNLOAD WHITE-PAPER

Achieving high performance images at night is one of the greatest priorities of any video surveillance system. Under the cover of darkness there is a greater risk of crime, but it is also the most difficult condition for the camera to operate. This is where lighting becomes essential. Of course, surveillance technology is evolving. Cameras are becoming smarter and more efficient than ever, and lighting needs to adapt to support the latest camera trends. The latest trends in higher megapixel, 4k+, multi-sensor and low-light cameras, along with a greater adoption... Read More

Raytec VARIO2 Illuminators 21/09/2016

WEBINAR – BASICS OF LIGHTING FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

Think you know how to achieve good video images at night? Think again. The most difficult condition for cameras to operate is during the hours of darkness – which is where lighting becomes essential. In this webinar, Raytec talk about the main LED lighting trends that support the latest camera technologies. Lighting is now more powerful and smarter than ever before and can significantly improve system performance and deliver huge savings. Join the Raytec experts to learn the latest on lighting for video surveillance and how smart lighting can transform... Read More

Raytec white-paper - Creating Dynamic Lighting 22/07/2016

WHITE-PAPER: CREATING DYNAMIC LIGHTING FOR NETWORK SYSTEMS

With the growth of IP surveillance, the need for dedicated network lighting is becoming increasingly important for all high security installations to ensure the highest level of security 24/7. This white-paper will provide advice on how to configure Raytec VARIO IP PoE network illuminators into a fully integrated security system, seamlessly operating in conjunction with all other network devices. It will outline how to create a smart and dynamic system, capable of delivering an automatic response, to proactively deter crime and provide lighting on demand only when needed for surveillance... Read More

Raytec New Additions to the Sales Team 2016 14/07/2016

NEW TEAM MEMBERS

Raytec are delighted to welcome Laurence Martel (L) and Allen Patterson (R) as the newest additions to the Europe and Middle-East/South east Asia sales teams respectively.To support a growing customer base, with increasing system design and technical support requirements from these regions, Raytec continue to invest in the sales team to meet global demand for local, specialist lighting support.

Raytec VARIO2 in Action Footage Video 24/06/2016

VARIO2 IN ACTION

VARIO2 delivers world leading power and illumination distances. As the next generation to Raytec’s award winning VARIO range, VARIO2 illuminators advance night-time surveillance further than ever before. VARIO2 illuminators use PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology to deliver more power and greater distances from a smaller platform than current-generation illuminators. Providing a broader range of solutions, the VARIO2 series also offers a suite of advanced security features for easier programming and safer operation of smart lighting systems. VARIO2 is the key to unlocking outstanding performance from your video surveillance system at... Read More

Raytec VARIO2 in Action Footage 24/06/2016
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GO FURTHER WITH VARIO2

VARIO2 delivers world leading power and illumination distances. As the next generation to Raytec’s award winning VARIO range, VARIO2 illuminators advance night-time surveillance further than ever before. VARIO2 illuminators use PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology to deliver more power and greater distances from a smaller platform than current-generation illuminators. Providing a broader range of solutions, the VARIO2 series also offers a suite of advanced security features for easier programming and safer operation of smart lighting systems. VARIO2 is the key to unlocking outstanding performance from your video surveillance system at... Read More