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
Raytec is delighted to announce that they have been chosen as the first ever Axis Gold Technology Partner for Northern Europe. The Gold Partner status follows many years of collaboration between the two companies, particularly in delivering first class education and harmonisingtechnologies to create the smartest, greenest and most advanced systems. CCTV lighting specialists Raytec, and Axis Communications, leader in network video, are committed to spearheading the evolution of security technologies. The two companies hold regular test night events across the globe to help all security professionals get the most... Read More
Cameras using integrated infra-red generate more heat, causing insects, like spiders, to make their home right in front of them – meaning the cameras view is often completely obscured, causing false alarms and rendering footage unusable.
Axis and Raytec discuss the lessons learned from their Test Nights Explored series, demonstrating best practice when utilising Lighting with IP video surveillance in the most environmentally friendly and cost effective way.
Achieve outstanding images with VARIO illuminators. Light governs image quality, and the right quantity and quality of light helps you to achieve the best performance from your camera and lens. VARIO illuminators features a unique Interchangeable Lens System that enables you to quickly and easily adjust the angle of illumination to match the camera field of view – for perfect alignment and the very best images at all times. VARIO illuminators also utilise hot-spot reduction technology (HRT). This places more light where it is most needed, providing an even distribution... Read More
Quality and reliability is vitally important for video surveillance lighting specialists Raytec, both in the high quality, low energy LED products which they manufacture and the first class customer service that they deliver. Here is a short video demonstrating the tough quality testing regime that all Raytec products must go through to ensure the highest levels of performance, consistency, durability and reliability.