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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. Voting is open now and closes on... Read More

04/07/2018
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3 Benefits of Pulsed Lighting

Pulsed illumination offers several benefits that are well suited to transport applications. In this article we will look at three of these benefits in more detail. More Light The lifetime of an illuminator is controlled by the average operating temperature of an LED. Because pulsed illuminators are only turned on for a fraction of the total amount of available time (duty cycle), this means there is significant scope to increase the light output of an LED illuminator for shorter periods. Raytec pulsed illuminators typically provide 400% power output compared to... Read More

04/12/2017
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RAYTEC LAUNCH NEW PULSED ILLUMINATORS FOR TRAFFIC APPLICATIONS

Raytec are proud to launch PULSESTAR, a new range of high-intensity pulsed LED illuminators designed for transport applications including ANPR/LPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition/License Plate Recognition), and ACCR/ACNR (Automatic Container Code/Number Recognition). PULSESTAR delivers on-demand lighting to perfectly illuminate fast moving objects. The lighting pulse of the illuminator can be easily synced with the camera shutter via a TTL input to ensure maximum light levels precisely when necessary. Pulsed LED technology delivers significant uplifts in illuminator performance compared to equivalent non-pulsed illuminators when used in combination with fast shutter cameras... Read More

Raytec Win Detektor Award 27/11/2017

RAYTEC WIN INNOVATIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR VARIO2 IP HYBRID

Raytec’s VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has won an award for Innovative Achievement (Video Surveillance) at the Detektor International Awards 2017 that were held in Stockholm, Sweden. As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package – which makes it the most advanced illuminator in the security market today. Incorporating PLATINUM Elite twin-core SMT... Read More

14/11/2017

RAYTEC’S VARIO2 IP HYBRID ILLUMINATOR NOMINATED FOR DETEKTOR INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2017

Raytec are delighted to announce that the VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has been nominated at the Detektor International Awards 2017 in the category of Best Product Award -Video Surveillance (CCTV). As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package – which makes it the most advanced illuminator in the security market today. Incorporating... Read More

01/09/2017
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RAYTEC IP LIGHTING COMBATS CRIME AT HISTORIC MANOR HOUSE

Raytec Network Illuminators have been deployed as a key element of a bespoke IP security solution for a Grade II listed Manor House in Shropshire, UK to deliver outstanding night time surveillance images and actively combat crime. Previously a target of crime, the estate had no professional CCTV system, relying only on halogen lighting with inbuilt PIR detectors. The security team needed a solution which would allow 24/7 monitoring over the property, particularly at night, with the ability to respond instantly to any security breaches. SMC, leaders in electronic system... Read More

Raytec & Genetec Integration_Blog Image 24/07/2017
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NEW INTEGRATION WITH GENETEC SECURITY CENTER

We are delighted to announce that Raytec’s range of VARIO2 IP Network Illuminators are the first illuminators to be fully integrated with Genetec’s unified security platform – Security Center. Enabled via dedicated plug-in software, VARIO2 IP illuminators can now operate in conjunction with multiple devices and applications within the Security Center platform. This integration embeds smarter surveillance lighting systems into the Security Center platform, to deliver dynamic, situation-dependent lighting exactly where and when it is needed. This smart and intelligent use of network lighting ensures the highest levels of security... Read More

VARIO2 IP Hybrid_Blog Image 05/07/2017

MEET VARIO2 IP HYBRID: OUR MOST CONNECTED ILLUMINATOR

We are excited to launch our new VARIO2 IP Hybrid range of network illuminators which were debuted for the first time at IFSEC 2017. VARIO2 IP Hybrid immediately becomes our most advanced illuminator, combining Infra-Red, White-Light, IP and PoE technology into a single package to deliver any lighting solution where and when it is needed. Infra-Red can be used for covert surveillance, and White-Light can be activated on demand to act as a visual deterrent, or to provide additional scene information for colour cameras. Utilising PLATINUM Elite twin-core SMT LEDs... Read More

Raytec IP PoE Illuminators 30/03/2017

NEW RANGE OF NETWORK ILLUMINATORS

Raytec have launched two new product lines as they continue to invest in network lighting. VARIO 2 IP and VARIO 2 PoE will provide purpose built lighting solutions for network applications and sit alongside the existing range of VARIO 2 illuminators. Both new product lines feature the latest Platinum Elite LED technology from Raytec, delivering up to 200% more power, distances up to 500m from a single LED panel and more light output for your money. VARIO 2 IP is a range of fully IP addressable network illuminators that delivers... 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