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10/05/2022
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We Are Raytec – The LED Lighting Experts

We are Raytec – the LED lighting experts. We’re excited to release our brand new video filmed from our headquarters in Ashington. Today, Raytec manufactures specialist LED lighting products across four main divisions – Hazardous, Industrial, Transport and Security. Our products are designed to increase safety and security for any application in which they’re installed across the globe. Watch now as our Managing Director, David Lambert, explores what makes Raytec the industry leader.

15/09/2021
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Application Focus: Lighting for ANPR / LPR

Raytec are world leaders in LED lighting for safety and security. PULSESTAR is our range of LED pulsed lighting products designed specifically for transport applications. In this Application Focus, we explore the lighting requirements for ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) / LPR (License Plate Recognitions) systems and identify some of the key elements to consider when specifying lighting for these applications. What is ANPR / LPR? Firstly, let’s start with what actually is ANPR / LPR?  ANPR (or LPR depending on your locality and terminology) is technology used to automatically... Read More

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

22/06/2021
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New Webinar: Illuminating Your Perimeter

Often one of the first lines of defence, protecting the perimeter is 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 our new webinar, 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. Why is lighting needed for perimeter protection? Specifying lighting for perimeter applications; types of light, quality and distance Network... 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

21/10/2020
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Live Demonstration: VARIO2 IP PoE New Features & DiscoMan

Already delivering world-leading performance and reliability, a host of brand-new features means VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators are now more advanced, and more secure, than ever before. Watch our latest webinar where we walk you through all the new features in detail, and we also demonstrate our new discovery and management software – DiscoMan. Among other features, DiscoMan allows multiple lamps to be set-up at the same time to increase ease and speed of commissioning. You don’t want to miss it! Please email marketing@rayteccctv.com for any queries.

25/09/2020
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Meet the New and Improved VARIO2 IP PoE

We’ve upgraded the security and advanced diagnostics of our VARIO2 IP PoE units. This allows for easier set-up and access, remote health monitoring of your illuminator and stricter access control. Overall, these exciting, new, product features provide our customers with continued industry leading technology and performance, whilst improving the functionality and security for our clients’ sites. Watch our video for an overview of the new features, and follow the link below to view the products and datasheets in more detail.  Explore the VARIO2 IP PoE range here. To discuss how... 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