VIDEOS

02/06/2017

VARIO2 GOES ON WILDLIFE SAFARI

Raytec illuminators have been installed in some of the most challenging and exciting global environments, everywhere from the Arctic circle to the jungles of Borneo. Most recently Wild Earth, a specialist team of wild-life journalists, turned to Raytec’s VARIO2 Infra-Red illuminators at Kruger National Park in South Africa to capture the nocturnal habits of some rather large animals! In an application where outstanding illumination was crucial, Raytec’s VARIO2 covert Infra-Red illuminators enabled the high megapixel cameras to capture outstanding detail and live activity at night. The low voltage (12-24V AC/DC)... Read More

02/06/2017
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SUPERCHARGE THE NIGHT-TIME PERFORMANCE OF YOUR BULLET CAMERA

Bullet cameras offer a cost effective and compact solution for general surveillance applications and many also include integrated LEDs to deliver short range night-time images. But now with the latest developments in LED lighting, you can supercharge the performance of your bullet camera with even the smallest Raytec VARIO 2 illuminator and cover impressive distances at night. Despite their popularity, bullet cameras do have some significant disadvantages. Generally their night-time performance is limited to 15-20m. The in-built LEDs also don’t have the same heat management as dedicated external illuminators which... Read More

Identify in Low Light - Raytec Video 25/04/2017

IDENTIFYING IN LOW LIGHT

The quality of your illumination is a critical factor in achieving good recognition and identification from your video surveillance system at night. Even low light cameras which can produce an acceptable overview of a scene in relatively low light conditions need dedicated surveillance lighting to identify a subject at night – especially when zooming in over long distances. LED surveillance lighting is the number 1 choice for empowering your maximum zoom function. It delivers targeted and powerful illumination exactly where it is needed so that your camera is able to... Read More

VARIO2 Long Range Illuminators 24/04/2017

EXPLORE LONG RANGE ILLUMINATORS IN THE VARIO2 FAMILY

The i16 and w16 series illuminators boast the greatest distances in the VARIO2 family. A single LED panel delivers up to 500m/1640ft (Infra-Red) and 250m/820ft (White-Light), guaranteeing outstanding light levels on scene for the best night time images at the greatest distances. They make illuminating long distances easier than ever before – watch the video and see for yourself! Explore VARIO2 i16 Long Range Infra-Red Illuminator  Explore VARIO2 w16 Long Range White-Light Illuminator 

Raytec VARIO2 video - Long Range Infra-Red Lighting 24/06/2016

VARIO2 IN ACTION

VARIO2 delivers world leading power and illumination distances. As the next generation to Raytec’s award winning VARIO range, VARIO2 illuminators advance night-time surveillance further than ever before. VARIO2 illuminators use PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology to deliver more power and greater distances from a smaller platform than current-generation illuminators. Providing a broader range of solutions, the VARIO2 series also offers a suite of advanced security features for easier programming and safer operation of smart lighting systems. VARIO2 is the key to unlocking outstanding performance from your video surveillance system at... Read More

Raytec VARIO2 in Action Footage 24/06/2016

GO FURTHER WITH VARIO2

VARIO2 delivers world leading power and illumination distances. As the next generation to Raytec’s award winning VARIO range, VARIO2 illuminators advance night-time surveillance further than ever before. VARIO2 illuminators use PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology to deliver more power and greater distances from a smaller platform than current-generation illuminators. Providing a broader range of solutions, the VARIO2 series also offers a suite of advanced security features for easier programming and safer operation of smart lighting systems. VARIO2 is the key to unlocking outstanding performance from your video surveillance system at... Read More

Raytec VARIO2 Illuminators 15/06/2016
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DISCOVER NEW VARIO2

Raytec is proud to debut the next generation range of illuminators for video surveillance at IFSEC 2016 –VARIO2. VARIO2 delivers world leading power and illumination distances. Using PLATINUM Elite SMT LED technology, it delivers up to 236% more power and greater illumination distances from a smaller platform than Raytec’s last-generation illuminators. Covering ultra-long distances VARIO2 illuminators enable video surveillance cameras to capture highly detailed images at distances up to 500m (1640ft) from a single illuminator. This offers you more flexibility to meet challenging installation requirements from both Infra-Red and White-Light illuminators.... Read More

Raytec Axis ACAP Integration Plug In Software - Configuration Tutorials 15/03/2016

INTEGRATING VARIO IP WITH AXIS ACAP (PART 2)

Through our Axis ACAP Integration VARIO IP network illuminators provide dynamic and instantly responsive lighting that can be controlled by Axis cameras. Part 2 of our tutorial video shows how you can easily configure different lighting responses to deliver the right light, at the right time for different Axis camera events.

Raytec Axis ACAP Integration Plug In Software - Configuration Tutorials 04/02/2016

INTEGRATING VARIO IP WITH AXIS ACAP (PART 1)

The VARIO IP range of network illuminators is the first lighting range to be ‘edge’ integrated into the Axis Camera Application Platform (ACAP)to create a smart system capable of delivering a situation-dependent lighting response for improved security and safety. In this short 2 minute tutorial we show how VARIO IP network illuminators can be easily added to the ACAP platform, and configured into groups via the interface embedded in the camera. Part 2 of this series will show how to manage communications between VARIO IP and Axis cameras to create... Read More

Raytec 2015 Highlights of the year article 10/12/2015
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2015 HIGHLIGHTS – THE YEAR IN REVIEW

The year 2015 at Raytec has been significant for more reasons than one. As the year draws to an end we are sharing a few highlights from 2015 which have made this year truly memorable. We also share a few insights into what 2016 holds for Raytec. Unrivalled 360° Performance at Night 2015 witnessed the launch of a number of exciting products. Among them, the new range of Panoramic Ultra wide-angle Infra-Red illuminators clearly stood out as a ground-breaking development. The performance of Panoramic Ultra illuminators is unmatched anywhere in... Read More