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28/02/2019
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New White-Paper: Lighting for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

This new White-Paper explores the lighting solutions for intelligent transport systems around the world, including LPR/ ANPR number plate installations. With the increasing deployment of such systems into a wide variety of applications, Raytec want to share our theoretical knowledge and practical experience of such installations. Download our White-Paper for insights into; Key elements for image capture in an LPR/ ANPR system Common global challenges of capturing the plate Advanced lighting features Pulsed vs. constant lighting All in one vs. separates The Common Challenges and Solutions DOWNLOAD WHITE-PAPER

27/02/2019
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Driver and Passenger Recognition: Using Different Wavelengths of Light to Achieve Results

More and more transport applications around the world are trying to identify drivers and passengers who are inside the vehicle. A camera trying to obtain clear, high quality images, inside the vehicle, requires significantly more light than it would in a typical ANPR/LPR application. In this article, we explore the difficulties of seeing through the windscreen, and discuss how different wavelengths of light could help to overcome the issues. Challenges of Seeing Through a Windscreen Modern windscreens are designed to block out certain wavelengths of light. This is mainly to... Read More

22/02/2019
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RAYMAX and RAYLUX Travel to New Heights

Raytec White-Light and Infra-Red LED illuminators have been used to help monitor blade erosion and identify maintenance requirements at a windfarm in the Austrian Alps. The Alps are a major mountain range in Europe and Austria accounts for a large portion of the area, covering spectacular geographical features such as lakes and glaciers. The shear height of these mountains and the speed of the winds which blow across them, make this portion of the Alps particularly suitable for wind turbines. However, blade erosion is a common problem with wind turbines.... Read More

10/01/2019

We will be at Intersec 2019

From 20th-22nd January, 2019, Raytec will be exhibiting at Intersec, Dubai. We’re on Hall 1, Booth H12 Visit the Raytec team where we’ll be showcasing our latest LED lighting technology innovations, including our VARIO2 Hybrid Network Illuminator; a 2-in-1 solution which delivers Infra-Red and White-Light in a single IP PoE platform. You can also explore our latest products from the new URBAN-X range. The URBAN-X Mini and Pro are powerful lightweight luminaire, designed for a range of street, pathway and industrial lighting applications. DALI enabled and fully programmable, URBAN-X is a fully... Read More

10/01/2019
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Free CPD Webinar: A Guide to Lighting for Intelligent Transport Applications

Join our latest CPD accredited webinar now and discover the latest techniques in lighting for transportation applications and how they can be applied to deliver outstanding results. Designed for both security professionals unfamiliar with the specific challenges of transportation projects and experienced specialists who want to unlock the highest levels of performance, the webinar will cover latest advice for; Number plate capture Pulsed or constant lighting Illuminating fast moving targets Driver recognition and vehicle occupancy Hard-shoulder monitoring Other OCR applications (trains, containers, track inspection) We will be running two session on the following date: Tuesday 12th... Read More

17/12/2018
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Hybrid Provides the Perfect Lighting Solution for Lebanon Palace

Raytec Hybrid IP PoE illuminators have been installed to protect a residential palace in Lebanon. The palace located in the Lebanese mountains outside Beirut, lies at an altitude of 1,650 meters above sea level. The ornate design and treasured contents of the palace meant the client wanted an advanced security solution for the premises to protect both indoor and outdoor areas. The client approached local security company, Security Engineering, who specialise in complex integration between various systems, to provide an effective solution for their property.  What Were the Requirements? The client wanted to achieve... Read More

07/12/2018
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Vario 2 Hybrid: 1 Product 2 Illuminators

Hybrid is a 2-in-1 solution which incorporates Infra-Red for covert surveillance, and White-Light which can be triggered on demand; either as a visual deterrent with a flashing output, or for additional on-scene information for colour cameras. Hybrid is a single body illuminator which provides a total lighting solution. Hybrid reduces the number of illuminators used on-site, saves running costs and provides a quicker, more dynamic security response.

03/12/2018
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Application Focus: Sleep Labs

Raytec are the lighting experts for Sleep Labs with over 25 years of experience. In this unfamiliar environment, the CCTV system needs to capture outstanding video surveillance without comprising the comfort of the patient. Raytec’s range of Infra-Red illuminators provide the perfect solution: Available in both covert and semi- covert, Raytec IR provides a powerful yet discrete solution. The units also put flexibility and simplicity at the forefront for commissioning, installation and operation. Control your illuminator either by remote or through IP and integrate with other devices for a complete... Read More

29/11/2018
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New Product: The Urban-X Pro

Raytec are delighted to launch Urban-X; a new range of high-performance general area luminaires designed for a range of industrial applications, as well as pathways, street lighting and perimeter fence lines. Initially launching the range with the Urban-X Mini, the most compact and lightweight Urban-X luminaire, Raytec have since launched the Urban-X Pro, the most powerful luminaire in the family. With the Pro offering a greater lumen output, the Urban X range truly covers all your industrial lighting needs! To discover more of the benefits, read our article here.

03/08/2018
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VARIO 2 IP Hybrid Named as Finalist in GIT Security Awards

Raytec are proud to have been named as finalists in the GIT Security Awards 2018/19 with the VARIO 2 IP Hybrid Illuminator, in the category ‘Safety and Security Management, Services and Solutions’. VARIO 2 IP Hybrid combines four key technologies into a single networked package, with Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity all incorporated into one illuminator. As the first and only IP-enabled Hybrid Network illuminator, VARIO 2 IP Hybrid represents the most advanced product of its type in the security market today. For more information on VARIO2 IP Hybrid... Read More