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27/07/2021
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Raytec Obtain JOSCAR Certification

Raytec are pleased to confirm that they have been awarded JOSCAR certification, showcasing their credentials as a trusted supplier to the aerospace, defence and security industries. JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defence, and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information. Using JOSCAR can determine if a supplier is “fit for business”. Barry Thompson, Director, commented, “We’re delighted to become a JOSCAR accredited supplier. Our inclusion to the JOSCAR register will open up new opportunities... Read More

27/05/2021
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New Guide: Comparing Light Types

Check out our latest guide where we discuss the different types of light available for your security and transport applications. We look at the characteristics of White-Light, Infra-Red (850nm & 940nm), Far-Red (730nm) and Hybrid illumination, and address the best uses and limitations of each wavelength. Quality images are a necessity for any security system or transport monitoring application. Not only does the performance of the system rely on the camera and lens, but also on the quantity, quality, and distribution of available light. With lots of different types and... Read More

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

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

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

02/04/2020
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Our Response to COVID-19

As everyone continues to adapt to COVID-19 across the world, we want to let you know that Raytec are still here for your LED lighting requirements. We’re Open for Business – Our factory remains open for business and although we are operating with reduced numbers, we continue to receive, build and ship new orders. Protecting Our People – Following the government guidelines, where possible staff are working from home and careful safety measures are being followed by those still coming in to work. Prioritising Critical Orders – While supporting our... Read More

27/03/2020
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Raytec and Oxehealth Helping to Save Lives

Good news can be hard to find amidst the current global health crisis, but we’re pleased to report that Raytec’s VARIO2 illuminators have been helping to reduce the risk of infection from Coronavirus amongst NHS staff, and to save lives. Who Are Oxehealth and What Do They Do? Raytec have been working with medical software provider, Oxehealth, whose Digital Care Assistant (DCA) technology allows vital signs of patients to be monitored remotely. The DCA system works by using an optical sensor (operating in conjunction with Oxehealth’s software) installed inside a... Read More

04/03/2020
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Gardasoft Lighting Products to Be Transferred to Raytec

The Gardasoft range of lighting products will be transferred to Raytec from 01st May 2020. Products being transferred include the VTR and VCT ranges. This change will strengthen Raytec’s position in the transport lighting sector, and will enable Gardasoft to focus on core markets. Gardasoft and Raytec are fellow members of the Optex group of companies. Raytec have been designing and manufacturing LED lighting since 2005 and have extensive knowledge of traffic and transport lighting markets. Raytec is known for its high‐quality illuminators and commitment to innovation. Please contact Raytec... Read More

16/12/2019

Looking Back on the Success of 2019

2019 has been a significant year for Raytec, achieving our highest ever sales figure to date. This follows the success and continued growth of our Hazardous Area Division. With the New Year fast approaching, we want to share some of our favourite highlights from 2019 and give you a sneak preview of what you can expect from Raytec in 2020! Cutting-edge Technology At Raytec, we continue to drive with innovation, demonstrated by the launch of more new products to our award winning VARIO2 range; VARIO2 IP16 – In March, we... Read More