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Raytec VARIO Lighting used on Colombian Police Cars Case Study 22/01/2015

RAYTEC ILLUMINATORS PROVIDE LPR FOR COLOMBIAN POLICE CARS

Raytec illuminators have been put to an exciting use by the police force of Bogota, Colombia. With a growing need for accurate, reliable and mobile licence plate capture to combat speeding in areas with no fixed monitoring, Bogota police cars were outfitted with licence plate cameras from IndigoVision, and VARIO Infra-Red illuminators from Raytec. A mobile and highly flexible solution was essential. But achieving proper illumination was also a hurdle, as high quality lighting is mandatory to allow licence plate cameras to perform at their maximum proficiency 24 hours a day. The... Read More

Raytec VARIO Illuminators Empower 360° Video Analytics 27/11/2014
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VARIO EMPOWERS 360° MOBILE VIDEO ANALYTICS

VARIO LED illuminators from Raytec have been selected as part of a bespoke, mobile and solar powered video surveillance system, deployed across multiple locations in Germany. Local security integrator G&G Sicherheitstechnik GmbH had received significant demand for a mobile surveillance solution to provide the detection and identification of subjects at night, from locations which did not have mains power. These included large construction sites, highway and bridge construction, event security, outdoor and open space monitoring. Specialists in bespoke video and alarm system design, G&G Sicherheitstechnik GmbH set about creating a solution. Good... Read More

Raytec VARIO Lighting Vancouver Canada Case Study 15/10/2014

VANCOUVER GETS 360° VARIO COVERAGE

Raytec is at the heart of a best in class 24-7 HD CCTV system for a residential client. Colin Bradley, President of specialist audio video integration company ‘Coastal Integrated Technologies’ in Vancouver, who was responsible for designing the system explains: “From the outset we knew that high quality illumination was going to be a key component for this project. The challenge was making the installation look residential as opposed to institutional. We were really going for that non-prison look.” The client did not want white lighting or any visible red... Read More

Raytec VARIO Illuminators Illinois Police Department Case Study 11/09/2014

ILLINOIS POLICE DEPT. CHOOSE VARIO IR

A Police Department in Illinois has chosen Raytec’saward-winning VARIO Infra-Red LED Illuminators to provide high performance surveillance lighting for an urban concert park. With large public events regularly taking place in the park, good lighting was required to improve CCTV image quality for ensuring public safety and reducing crime. The previous street lighting along the park’s pathways did not provide optimal illumination for night time surveillance. It produced a highly uneven spread of light and was not aligned with the camera field of view, leading to poor quality, unusable images... Read More

Raytec Raymax Illuminators protect Australian Water Plant 14/07/2014

RAYMAX IR PROTECTS AUSTRALIAN WATER PLANT

South Australia Water has chosen Raytec Infra-Red illuminators in a state-of-the-art perimeter security upgrade of their water treatment plant in Adelaide, South Australia. Initially, the tender called for visible lighting to provide a specified 3 lux for the cameras around the fence line. However specialist security designers and integrators AG Security Group proposed an entirely different solution that was successful in winning the tender; putting forward Raytec Infra-Red CCTV lighting. “We had previously deployed Raytec lighting on similar projects”comments Wayne McKenny, Project Manager of AG Security Group, “and the products... Read More

Raytec Raymax Illuminators Protect Airport Case Study 11/06/2014

AIRPORT PROTECTED BY RAYMAX 300

Raymax Infra-Red units have been deployed to secure the main perimeter of Alexander the Great Airport inSkopje, Macedonia. Working in conjunction with Turkish distributor, Sensormatic, and distributor Y3K, the Raymax Platinum long range Infra-Red illuminators were installed alongside HD PTZ Speed Dome cameras to secure Macedonia’s largest airport. The Raymax Platinum range can deliver Infra-Red illumination up to 700m from a single unit, making it the perfect solution for remote perimeter applications where cameras need additional lighting. The 180 degree platinum units can deliver distances beyond 100m, perfect when PTZ domes... Read More

Raytec VARIO Illuminator Adelaide, Australia Case Study 23/05/2014

VARIO SECURES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROPERTY

VARIO Infra-Red LED lighting from Raytec has “exceeded expectations” as part of a high security IP CCTV system to protect an exclusive, multi-million dollar residential property in Unley Park, Adelaide, South Australia. Due to the size of the site, stretching over two roadways, a wireless Panasonic IP camera system was installed, but high quality, reliable lighting was needed to capture good images at night; and crucially for the end user, with zero light pollution. Integrator Fort Knox Security who designed and deployed the system recommended VARIO Infra-Red LED lighting from... Read More

Raytec Spartan Hazardous Area ATEX Lighting Oil Refinery Case Study 01/04/2014

SPARTAN PROTECTS OIL REFINERY

New SPARTAN hazardous area LED floodlights from Raytec have been chosen to protect a large oil refinery in the Middle East. In an LED lighting upgrade spanning the whole site, the oil refinery utilises not only hazardous area lighting, but also dedicated street and road lighting, lighting for transport, car parks and other general area lighting – and all from Raytec! The oil refinery wanted to improve security and safety on site by upgrading to high performance, reliable and energy efficient LED lighting. But with high risk areas across the site, the... Read More

Raytec VARIO Lighting Flood Warning Case Study 18/03/2014

RAYTEC LIGHTING PROVIDES FLOOD WARNINGS

In the wake of devastating national flooding in the UK, security systems are being deployed in a bid to minimise future damage and provide an early warning system to residents. Lighting specialists Raytec, Mobotix and Farson Digital Watercams are three companies who have teamed up to provide a state-of-the-art system designed to monitor river conditions in the UK. Designed by Farson Digital Watercams, the nationwide HD camera network using Mobotix cameras provides real-time video feeds of multiple river sites 24/7. But it is the Raytec Infra-Red LED lighting which is crucial to... Read More

Raytec Lighting Catches Intruder Case Study 04/02/2014
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CRIMINAL ‘OUTFOXED’ BY RAYTEC IR AND BBC WILDLIFE CAM

A BBC wildlife project got more than it bargained for, when Raytec Infra-Red lighting helped to capture an intruder live-in-act, in the middle of the night. The CCTV system belongs to BBC wildlife presenter Simon King, and was installed as part of a ‘Fox Family Cam’ project, designed to film a family of foxes living in London and stream live video 24-hours-a-day to King’s website. However, on 12th January at 3.46am in Herne Hill, South London, images captured under Raytec Infra-Red lighting, showed a man climbing over a fence, trying... Read More